Yoga, which comes from the Sanskrit yuj word meaning "union," originated in India more than 5,000 years ago. There are many forms of yoga, but in general, yoga focuses on breathing techniques (pranayama), postures (asanas), flexibility, and... Read more
When you hear the term "arthritis," you probably imagine painful and stiff joints. While that is pretty accurate (arthritis literally means "joint inflammation"), there are actually over 100 different types of arthritis, which is... Read more
You don’t want to complain, but lately you have felt a little tingling or numbness in your hand and wrist. Sometimes, the pain is sharp. Other times it seems to travel from your wrist up through your arm. You try to shake it off but it just won... Read more
We love them, we look forward to them, we talk about them for weeks before and weeks after – vacations. Those 1-2 weeks of the year when we get away from it all – work, responsibilities, car pools. Unfortunately, there is something el... Read more
When you spend a lot of time sitting, especially at a desk or computer, it's important to take stretch breaks. A couple of breaks each day will help you stay alert and keep stiffness at bay. This set of stretches is perfect for people who are alr... Read more
Okay, I am not complaining, but I do not understand that how can I be ten pounds heavier and my 'small' clothes are still fitting me.
I was at 63 kilos in March(138.8 lbs) and now Iam about 68 kilos (149 pounds)
I feel ext... Read more
9 months ago I decided it was time to diet. I set , what I thought, was an unrealistic goal of 50 pounds. In April, my weigh in was 200 lbs. First time in many years. Now, I'm 192, which brings my weight loss to 52 pounds. I still watch... Read more
So I'll be 16 in February and I weigh 123.4, I'm 5 foot and 3 inches I think. I really want to be 110 pounds but I'm not sure if that's healthy for my age. As much as I want to be healthier and lose weight, I can't stay motivated and I'm picky and do... Read more
I started by on my weight loss journey on yesterday & I did very well. So far today I'm doing great. I have a cruise in October & want to lose at least 8lbs a month which is 2lbs per week (normal weekly weight loss). However, my issue is exercising... Read more
Instead of using weights on your extremities, increase your intensity - either go faster, or use incline and interval training to increase the intensity of your workouts. If you need to add weights, consider a weighted vest. You will suffer fewer i... Read more
I am 49 and have discovered WII FIt and other Wii exercise video games that include dancing, dodge ball, boxing and other fun exercise! This way of exercising is so fun that I love exercising now and not hate it anymore as I had all of my life!!! I... Read more
SparkPeople's fitness experts advise against wearing wrist and ankle weights while doing cardio exercise and other general daily activities. Even though they are lightweight (usually two pounds or less), the risk of injuring yourself by wearing t... Read more
By Beth Donovan (~INDYGIRL)Being disabled or having chronic pain or illness makes exercise difficult if not impossible. Some days I wake up and just want to stay under the covers in bed, where the pain is at its best level of control. That's no k... Read more
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