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As a teenager, Kashi’s Dave Lamb did anything to get out of track and field. At 60, and 800 races later, he’s never felt better in his life. Here is inspiration for getting fit at any age.
by Joan Borysenko, Ph.D. 1 comment 1 review
Feeling burned out? Why not try one of these five surefire tips for keeping your stress level healthy—and taking care of yourself first—so you can do the things that matter most to you?
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If your doctor suspects heart disease, chances are a stress test of some sort may be recommended. What does that mean? Most of the time, when cardiologists use the term, they mean an exercise stress test—controlled physical exertion that is monitored to see how it affects your heart rate...
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Holidays can be stressful for a lot of reasons (family dynamics, financial pressures, lack of time, break–ups or grief in the face of public cheer). But recognizing seasonal stress triggers can help mitigate them. One way to help cope is to formally acknowledge the stress that holidays can...
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All of us suffer stress at various times in our lives. Thankfully, for most of us, life’s stressors come and go. Whatever’s going on in your life, there are small things you can do anytime, anyplace to relieve tension. Today, challenge yourself to start following these steps on a daily...
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Enjoyed around the world as a relaxing, portable activity, knitting is a wonderful way to pass the time and be productive. Now, options exist for making your knitting as natural as possible. Today, challenge yourself to invest in organic, sustainable, and recycled yarns and other knitting materials...
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Punching bags are a fun, simple way to get a cardiovascular workout and strengthen your upper body—plus, they burn around 400 calories an hour, depending on your weight, the weight of the bag, and your level of vigor. Plus, they can be easily put away in a closet, and don’t take up much...
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Taking it easier, both mentally and physically, can have surprising health benefits. The urge to go longer, stronger, and harder is built into modern Western culture, but it can work against the natural cycles of our bodies. Relaxing can lower blood pressure, increase blood flow to muscles...
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Researchers in England recently found that so-called “Internet addiction”—excessive time spent browsing the Web—is correlated with depression. Although scientists don’t yet know which trait comes first (the desire to be online or the tendency toward depression), it...
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Simply put, shallow breathing keeps the body from getting enough oxygen, which tires you out unnecessarily. Pausing to focus on deep, slow breathing several times a day can make you more aware of your breathing at other times, too. Today, challenge yourself to engage in some deep breathing wherever...
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