5 Yoga Poses That Will Burn Calories

Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years... each one associated with food, food, and more food. Prime your body to burn more calories with these five dynamic yoga videos. The best part is that you can do these poses at home, and continue them for the whole year. ...more
jhl My pleasure. I love sharing yoga with my friends :-)more

10 Minute Stretches For After Your Workout

Flexibility Exercises for the Entire BodyPerform this stretch routine after your workout to help increase your flexibility, decrease residual muscle soreness the next day, as well as cool you down and stretch out ALL the muscles in your body.directions: hold each stretch for 20-30 secondstools needed: a mat...more

New Weight Watchers Fitness Kits Blast Calories Fast While You Have Fun!

You know Weight Watchers as the organization that helps you take off pounds. But now they also have created workout kits. I tested some of the fitness packages for myself. Here are my tips on what's worth the investment:...more

Get Jennifer Aniston's Body With Yogalosophy

Jennifer Aniston's fitness trainer and celebrity yoga instructor Mandy Ingber knows the reason: "Her body is a balance: very feminine, yet toned," she told People magazine....more

Meditation and daydreaming boosts future learning

A new study from The University of Texas at Austin has shown that daydreaming and resting the mind (which I somewhat equate with meditation) not only helps strengthening memories and their storage, but also improves future learning.The team had participants do two learning taskes that required memorization. One group of participants was free to rest and think about anything between taskes. Those who used the free time to reflect on what they had learned during the day performed better in tests the second time. ...more

Can a Toddler Learn Anything from Yoga Class?

My daughter Emma and I attended her first toddler yoga class last week. The class was pretty much what you would expect for a course designed for 1-3 year olds. We barked as we did our downward dogs and alternated between mooing and meowing during cat-cow. The moms sang a cute song with “OM” in the chorus. Emma pushed me off the mat and tried to imitate the poses. The toddlers stole water bottles from each other. I laid quietly during savasana while Emma ran around the room, screaming at the top of her lungs. ...more
DoTryThisAtHome thank you!  i think its great too and am optimistic that at least some of it is ...more

6 Yoga Poses for Runners

With so much running in my life recently, my body has been craving time on my yoga mat. Yoga and running have been the constants in my life, and I love seeing how one complements the other. There are so many yoga poses that target the areas where runners need some love and care. Here are 6 yoga poses for runners, the latest edition in the Yoga for Runners series. Be sure to check out the other posts in this series! ...more
This is a great list of poses. Thanks for the helpful descriptions and pictures. I'm constantly ...more

Chia Seeds, Savasana, and Kismet

A Wellness and Writing Retreat was just what the doctor ordered.  Nestled in a secluded valley of southern Idaho, twelve remarkable women gathered for the weekend to breathe in fresh mountain air, eat nutritious food, exercise, share personal stories, and to write.  It was nothing short of a rendezvous with fate.Read more...http://www.theloghomekitchen.com/chia-seeds-savasana-kismet/...more

Do You Have Trouble Getting Out of Bed? Try These 5 Tips.

Far too often when my alarm rings, I blink my eyes open, think to myself, "I don't want to get up," hit the snooze button and fall back to sleep. Anyone else? I am just not a morning person at all. I always want a couple of more hours....more
Wow..that's a nice tip..Perhaps I can try these things out when I have time. I hope it would ...more