Category Archives: Exercise & Fitness

Posts on exercise, fitness, body alignment, posture, cardiovascular fitness, flexibility, strength and conditioning, weight training techniques, proprioceptive exercise, exercise without equipment, fitness equipment reviews, and the active lifestyle

Exercise Treatment for Depression, Anxiety

Exercise is proving to be more effective than medication in the treatment of common mental health conditions such as depression and anxiety. Continue reading

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Ultra Yoga and Exercises for Pelvic Floor Muscles

Interview with Marisa Sullivan, expert in using yoga for pelvic floor issues. Continue reading

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Achilles Tendon Recovery

Discover the facts about Achilles tendon problems and the steps you can take to prevent them and help them heal. Continue reading

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Free Dance Classes for Cancer Recovery

Dr. Martha Eddy and Moving for Life offer free dance classes to help in the recovery from cancer. Continue reading

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Avoid Bench Press Injuries

Learn to avoid bench press injuries with advice from T-Nation. Continue reading

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Just Do This Every Morning

Improve your fitness by climbing stairs while holding weights. Simple. Easy. Very effective. Continue reading

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Update on Barefoot Running Benefits

Many runners have switched to a “barefoot” running style that involves landing on the forefoot instead of the heel. Forefoot landing may offer protection from overuse injury. But new research shows that a conventional running style is more energy efficient. Continue reading

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Guest Post: Dancer Injuries – What You Need to Know

If you’re physically active, you occasionally experience pain in your muscles or joints. How do you know if you have a potentially serious condition or if you’re just feeling the bumps and bruises that are the inevitable result of an active lifestyle? Deborah Vogel, specialist in training dancers to prevent injuries, shares her insights on listening to your body’s signals. Continue reading

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Exercise for Neck Pain: Can We Do Better?

Best exercises for neck pain? Four experts weigh in. Continue reading

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Guest Post: Walking Seniors Raise Fitness, Funds for Charity

One woman’s inspiring story of discovering walking as the ideal way to improve fitness, raise funds for charity, and strengthen social ties. Continue reading

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