Monthly Archives: September 2010

Get Fit in 45 Seconds

Want to cut your exercise time short but get improved results? There’s a growing consensus that high intensity interval training (HIIT) is effective for building strength and protecting your heart. Continue reading

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Rocker Shoe Put to the Test

The MBT shoe – and its knock-off variants – have been marketed as a way to mimic the natural gait pattern of Masai warriors. That may be true, or it may be marketing hype. Is there a benefit to using these kinds of shoes? Continue reading

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Sex Over 45

Concern with sexual function is being exploited as a marketing niche by the pharmaceutical industry. But what does it really take to have fun in bed? Continue reading

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Keep (and Even Build) Muscle Mass as You Age

Regardless of your age or state of fitness, you can always improve your level of conditioning and build toward a healthier future. Continue reading

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Favorite Fragments of Rumi Poetry

Rumi is deep. You can return to his poetry many times. Continue reading

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Nutrition Supplements vs. Pharmaceuticals for Low Back Pain

Drugs can be useful for controlling low back pain, but there are alternatives that are safer and may in fact be more effective. Continue reading

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Health Secret All Doctors Depend On But (shhhh!) Few Talk About

If you’re sick or in pain, you probably want to know why. But no matter how ill you are, the overwhelming majority of your physiological functions keep humming along smoothly. You can’t understand why you’re sick without first giving some respect to the processes that keep you almost perfectly well. Continue reading

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