Which Veggies Pack the Healthiest Punch?

Vegetables are one of the healthiest foods on the planet, yet only 9 percent of adults eat the recommended amount, according to a recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study. That means Americans are missing out on many essential vitamins, minerals and fiber that are vital to our long-term…

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6 Ways to Clear Out the Clutter

  It feels so good to get rid of stuff you no longer need – to clean out cluttered closets and overstuffed drawers, to dump moldy food sitting in the back of the fridge, or to vacuum up all the dust bunnies hiding under your furniture. This yogic principle of cleanliness or…

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How to Overcome Disabilities through Yoga

The first time I saw Shawn Sullivan roll up in a wheelchair to a power yoga class, I figured he must have misread the schedule. I had just laid out my mat and was ready to take a challenging hot vinyasa class loaded with pushups, complicated arm balances and inversions.…

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The Secret to Long-Term Weight Loss

If you’re looking for the maximum calorie burn, high-intensity aerobics is the go-to fitness activity. A vigorous one-hour swim will burn around 700 calories for the average 160-pound person. And going on an hour-long fast-paced run can burn a whopping 850 calories or more. Compare that with a typical Hatha…

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6 Steps to Sleeping Soundly

Sleep deprived people not only walk around feeling groggy, but they also put themselves at a higher risk of chronic diseases, obesity and accidents. Here are a few simple ways you can get the sleep you need to rejuvenate and heal your body and mind: 1) Make sleep a priority.…

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