Category: Fitness

How Much Should You Exercise?

How Much Should You Exercise?

Physical fitness authorities seem to have fallen into the same trap as the nutrition authorities—recommending what they think may be achievable, rather than simply informing us what the science says, and letting us make up our own mind. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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Plant Powered Run Launches Nationwide Movement

Plant Powered Run Launches Nationwide Movement

On June 10, 2017, Farm Sanctuary, America’s leading farm animal protection organization, will kick-off a new nationwide movement to outrun cruelty with compassion with the New York City Plant Powered Run at Pier 84 at Hudson River Park. Held in partnership with Green Festival, America’s largest and longest-running sustainability and green-living event, the New York City Plant Powered Run will […]

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Free Vegan Nutrition Guide for Endurance Athletes from 2HealthyFitVegans

Free Vegan Nutrition Guide for Endurance Athletes from 2HealthyFitVegans

Katie and Gwen, http://www.2healthyfitvegans.com, are vegan ultra runners, adventurers, world travelers, nutritionists and vegan personalities on YouTube. They have just published an E-Book on vegan nutrition for runners and endurance athletes and they are giving it away for FREE to help anyone who wants to learn about how a vegan diet can help them grow as an Endurance Athlete! The E-Book […]

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Top 10 Yoga Destinations for 2017

Top 10 Yoga Destinations for 2017

If traveling is one of your resolutions for 2017, don’t let the enthusiasm of a fresh new start fade away, start planning now, put a pin on a map and get ready for the best 12 months of your life yet. Should practicing yoga happen to also be one of your goals this upcoming year, why not doing both simultaneously […]

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Plant-Based Diet Aids Aerobic Exercise

Plant-Based Diet Aids Aerobic Exercise

Physical fitness among patients with type 2 diabetes improves with a plant-based diet, according to a study published in Nutrients. Researchers compared a plant-based diet to a conventional diabetes diet on 74 people with type 2 diabetes who engaged in an exercise regimen three times a week for one hour. Physical fitness was measured by spiroergometry which measured maximal performance […]

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20 Ways Yoga Improves Your Health

20 Ways Yoga Improves Your Health

By Haley Cloud 1. Improves your flexibility Improved flexibility is one of the first and most obvious benefits of yoga. During your first class, you probably won’t be able to touch your toes, never mind do a backbend. But if you stick with it, you’ll notice a gradual loosening, and eventually, seemingly impossible poses will become possible. You’ll also probably […]

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Vegan Fitness for Mortals

Vegan Fitness for Mortals

Anyone who wants to be more active but doesn’t think they’re athletic enough to pull it off will rejoice. Packed with practical information and achievable programs for both aerobic and weight-bearing exercise, this book provides enough great tips to motivate even the most avowed couch potato. Acclaimed athlete, trainer, and nutrition consultant Ellen Jaffe Jones describes how to develop basic […]

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Power Your Yoga in Colorado’s Canyon Country

Power Your Yoga in Colorado’s Canyon Country

If you think yoga is all about relaxation, mindfulness and getting your Zen on, the Yoga is My Gym Retreat will give your mindset a 180. The Retreats Unlimited/Wild Wellness retreat is led by former NFL Linebacker, CBS Sports Analyst, Brian “BJ” Jones and Gwen Lawrence. Lawrence is the yoga coach for, among many professional athletes and celebrities, the NFL’s […]

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Wanderlust Yoga Festival at Snowshoe Mountain Resort

Wanderlust Yoga Festival at Snowshoe Mountain Resort

Wanderlust, producers of the largest yoga lifestyle events in the world, returns for a second spectacular Snowshoe event, June 3-5-The three-day festival allows attendees to choose their own adventure from a variety of activities including yoga, live music, meditation, explorative hikes, kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, running treks, fine dining and more. What’s New and Not To Be Missed at Wanderlust […]

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Namaste on the river: 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel to host yoga retreat

Namaste on the river: 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel to host yoga retreat

Taking a cue from Mother Nature, the AAA Four Diamond-rated 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel will welcome the start of spring with a Spring Fling Wellness Weekend designed to celebrate the renewal of the mind and body. Yogis (newbies and advanced) are invited to join Liz Price-Kellogg and Kristen Taylor, authors of For the Love of Food and Yoga: A Celebration […]

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