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Your Inner Child Was Right—Whirling Your Body is Good for You

Many of us felt the exhilaration of spinning in circles as a child. What we may not have realized is that spinning your body like a top may actually be good for you. Based on the centuries-old Sufi ri…

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7 Natural Remedies for Knee Pain

Do you suffer from knee pain? Here are some natural remedies for those creaky knees. Back when I first started running - maybe 20 years ago - I did some damage to my knees. It was a combination…

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10 Yoga Poses for Back Pain

If you struggle with back pain, you know how it can make even the most basic tasks seen daunting. Something as simple as leaning over can set off those poor, aching muscles. The yoga poses below …

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A Simple Yoga Pose That Boosts Self-Confidence

Do you get the jitters before going up on stage? Nervous before walking into an important meeting? I have to confess I feel a pang of insecurity when required to speak before a gathering. To overc…

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DOs and DON’Ts of Soothing Sore Muscles After Exercise

Photo Courtesy of: iStockphoto/Thinkstock Muscle soreness following a vigorous workout is sometimes managed by stretching, practicing yoga, soaking in a hot bath and simply suffering through. But who…

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Back Pain? Say It Ain’t Pso!

Stretching. So many muscles, so little time! We all know to stretch our quads, calves, and our hammies before embarking on any exercise routine. We elongate our calves, loosen our necks and shoulders.…

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What One Simple Thing Makes Kids Smarter?

Photo Courtesy Of:  iStockphoto/Thinkstock An extensive review of relevant research has demonstrated that the more physically active schoolchildren are, the better they do academically. Researcher…

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The Right Way to Stretch

Curious as to just how important it is for you to stretch and which stretches work best? Watch this for a quick tip!…

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How to Fit Workouts into the Workday

by Denise Austin, Contributor to Exercise & Fitness on Allthingshealing.com Do you work full-time? This may be one reason you've been unable to commit to workouts. In fact, a study by the Ame…

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World’s Oldest Yoga Teacher at 91

She's in her nineties, but has the flexibility of a woman less than half her age. At 91, Bernice Bates is the world's oldest yoga teacher, according to the Guinness Book of World Records. Vid…

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