Vision Training to Boost Sports Performance

My Body 2.6.2014

The baseball hurtles toward the batter, and he must decide from its rotation whether it’s a fastball worth a swing or a slider about to drop out of the strike zone. Running full speed, the wide receiver tracks both the football flying through the air and the defensive back on his heels. Golfers must rapidly … Read More

Four Good Reasons Kid Yoga Helps Their Health (and Yours)

My Body 27.5.2014

With pose names like cat, cow, lizard, frog and dolphin, how could kids not love yoga?  Yoga is also a great choice to help kids stay active and cope with their daily stresses.  Giving them tools to deal with packed schedules, fights with friends and tough tests in school is priceless for their mental and … Read More

5 Ways Your Smartphone Can Help You Be a Healthier You

My Body 14.5.2014

If you’re already a health-conscious person (or want to be), you probably wish you could do a better job at taking care of yourself.  But, with the busyness of life, long-term lifestyle changes that can make a big difference are often easier said than done…until now. Your smartphone can help you be a healthier you. … Read More

Wear Your Tech On Your Sleeve and Everywhere Else – the Future Is Here

My Body 7.5.2014

Imagine slipping on a pair of glasses that can improve your golf game, give you real-time directions, read books, track your workouts, take pictures, play your favorite tunes – and anything else you like doing on your smartphone or tablet!  It’s not a made-for-Hollywood-science-fiction device, it’s Google Glass, one of more than 200 high-tech wearable … Read More

Which Yoga is Right For You? Know Before You Go.

My Body 23.4.2014

Friends and family rave about how yoga has helped their back pain, reduced their stress and changed their lives.   Where do you sign up for that?  A web search makes your head spin with overwhelming options and Sanskrit names you don’t understand.   Choose the right yoga style for you, and start a journey that will … Read More

Younger Skin Through Exercise

My Body 21.4.2014

Exercise not only appears to keep skin younger, it may also even reverse skin aging in people who start exercising late in life, according to surprising new research. As many of us know from woeful experience, our skin changes as the years advance, resulting in wrinkles, crow’s feet and sagging. This occurs because of changes … Read More

4 Ways to Spring Detox Like A Yogi

My Body 14.4.2014

Look down at your shoes in these next few weeks, and you’re likely to see more mud than usual.  The weather elements match how you probably feel – heavy, murky and muddy, right?  It takes an extra special effort to shed the blahs and “insulation” as we transition from winter to spring. Long before health … Read More

Sex as Exercise

Sex as Exercise

My Body 16.1.2014

As far back as the 1950s, couples have been asked to strap on monitors, blood-pressure cuffs, oxygen masks and other paraphernalia and copulate, to scientifically quantify the impacts of sex. The focus is often on whether sex can kill you by precipitating a heart attack. Happily, these studies generally show that heart rates rise during … Read More

Intense Training Works: Cut Exercise in Half and Burn More Fat

My Body 2.2.2014

If you’ve been slogging away at a slow and steady pace on the treadmill, stationary bike, or elliptical machine, you deserve some brownie points for making the effort. At a time when nearly 70 percent of all adults are overweight or obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, not enough of us … Read More

Hate Going to The Gym? How Stress Affects Your Workout

My Body 2.2.2014

Exercise can be intimidating for many of us. It may be that we simply have no desire to push our bodies through difficult exercises on a regular basis. Finding time to get to the gym can also be incredibly difficult to jam into our already tight schedules.  On top of that, we can find ourselves … Read More