Hiking combines the heart-healthy and anti-aging benefits of walking with the calming and mood-elevating benefits of nature.
The last thing we may feel like doing in hay fever season is exercising, but yoga, Pilates, walking, weight training and other approaches can actually bring relief.
Before plunging into winter sports, we can prepare the body ahead of time by toning up major muscle groups.
Simply making small changes in routine tasks—from house cleaning to grocery shopping—can add up to better health than the daily hour at the gym we tend to avoid.
The consistent exercise so vital to weight loss becomes easier when we choose a stress-reducing routine, set realistic goals and practice patience.
Any movement we do repeatedly, such as typing at a screen or keyboard, can cause muscle strain and injury, but the right kind of exercises can lower our risk and repair damage.
Among its many other benefits exercise increases testosterone, endorphins and adrenal hormones, all of which are essential to a satisfying sex life.
From Ashtanga to Kundalini, we break down the differences between the various schools or styles of yoga.
We don’t have to twist ourselves into pretzels for our joints to benefit from the suppleness that yoga provides.
From curvy yoga to paddleboard yoga, there’s an evolving style for everyone no matter what their age or level of fitness.