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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