Photo courtesy of Flickr In last month’s blog I wrote about joining a Life Time Fitness boot camp class at the ripe old age of 62. I had hoped to keep you apprised of my progress, which I’m afraid isn’t going to happen. There will be no Hallmark TV movie or AARP magazine story to… Read more »
Dr. Frank Lipman on how healthy habits nurture healthy genes.
YOUR DOCTORS THINK they make decisions based on medical evidence. But they don’t! In fact, half of medical evidence is hidden from your doctors. And the half that’s hidden is the half that shows drugs don’t work. The bad news is that drug companies are not policed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)… Read more »
I imagine that a lot of dads out there spent Father’s Day lounging about the house with the Sunday paper or maybe enjoying a good book in their hammock with an ice cold beer. I’ll bet their children checked in periodically to see if there was anything else they needed to make their special day… Read more »
Concrete results from a three-hour sledgehammer workout. A lot of forward-thinking trainers and gym rats these days are turning to the humble sledgehammer for a great whole-body workout. They say slamming a big old tire with an 8-, 10-, 12-, or 16-pound sledge will help you develop some serious core mojo as well as improve… Read more »
Over the past few days, temperatures in Minneapolis have been near 100 degrees with high humidity. It’s the first real heat wave of the season and it got me thinking about how the seasons and weather affect mood. Winter-onset seasonal affective disorder (S.A.D) is fairly well-known, but, I wondered, are there other versions of S.A.D?… Read more »
Exercise, like anything else, gets easier the more frequently you do it, so I was rightfully concerned last week when I met my old tennis buddy, The Baseline Machine, over at the Nokomis courts for our first match of the season. TBM, it seems, had been playing indoors all winter and had joined a league… Read more »
Simple moves to help you synchronize movement to breath to help you transform your yoga practice, and four conscious-breathing techniques to calm and energize the body.