Yoga: It’s not just for parents! Award-winning musical artist and kids’ yoga teacher Kira Willey of Fireflies Yoga studio in Pennsylvania offers upbeat kindie style background sounds, including her newest CD, Kings & Queens of the Forest: Yoga Songs for Kids, Volume 2. She gives sound advice to parents and families about the benefits of yoga with children.
“Yoga is a fun, easy way to calm children and take the anxiety out” of the hectic school year, Willey says. Here, she shares added insights – and three awesome poses and moves that are wonderful for little ones. (more…)
If you’re looking for the better results from your fitness routine, you need to learn how to snack healthier and exercise harder. No matter whether you are trying to lose weight, build muscle or improve your health, snacking smarter can always help. You should always fuel your body with foods rich in essential nutrients in order to work out better and reach your fitness goal faster. Sticking to a healthy diet will boost your energy levels and help you recover quicker after a workout. I recommend you to load up your diet with nutrient rich foods such as apples, spinach, beets, kale, blueberries, pears, and many other healthy foods to improve your health and boost your endurance and stamina. Check out a few tips to snack healthier and exercise harder that work wonders for me and I hope will for you as well. (more…)
Looking for some effective ways to transform your body? There are a few great exercises that will help you to reach your fitness goal. These exercises are easy but effective in strengthening your body along with burning unwanted calories. However, sticking to these exercises is not enough to transform your body, you should also eat healthy and get enough sleep regularly. Don’t waste your precious time doing other workouts, here are seven exercises that will help you transform your body in no time. (more…)
Those sun salutations and downward dogs could be as good for the heart as cycling or brisk walking, and easier to tolerate for older people and those with health challenges, according to a new review of existing research.
Based on 37 clinical trials, researchers found that doing yoga lowered blood pressure, cholesterol, heart rate and other cardiovascular risk factors in increments comparable to those seen with aerobic exercise. (more…)
If you’re too exhausted after a long day at work or are chained to your computer like me, and can’t squeeze in some time for exercise, then this might just be a life-changer. Introducing, the ONE-MINUTE workout! It’s the least amount of exercise you’ll ever hear about, or at least for now it is. (more…)
Zumba is a popular fitness program inspired by Latin dance . The word “Zumba” comes from a Colombian word that means to move fast and have fun, which is just how people describe the routine. Using upbeat Latin music together with cardiovascular exercise, Zumba is aerobic dancing that is lots of fun and easy to learn. (more…)
Having one of those days when you just can’t seem to shake off a bad mood and fume at every little thing? Try doing yoga. Here are a few yoga poses to get you back into a good mood, (more…)
To lose extra fat, all you have to do is breathe in and breathe out more during exercise or brisk walking, new research has revealed. (more…)
This isn’t a complete workout program, but it is a great routine that you can do almost anywhere, anytime. And it’s a fantastic substitute for 15 minutes on the treadmill. (more…)