Health & Fitness

The Athens Classic Marathon

The Athens Classic Marathon

It is a cold, dark and windy morning in the town of Marathon, Greece with snow flurries nearby announcing the beginning of winter as 2,621 runners of all ages from 47 countries gather for the start of the 23rd Athens Classic Marathon.  For most of the runners, this race is the dream of a lifetime.  As they stand there in the dark and cold, they are reminded that they will be running 26 miles and 385 yards in the footsteps of Pheidippides, the famous Greek soldier and messenger.

A Healthy Life with Diabetes

A Healthy Life with Diabetes

Every year, many Americans find out that they have diabetes.  Initially, this can be discouraging news.  Fortunately, by developing a healthy lifestyle, many people with diabetes are able to control the disease.  Putting good habits into your life should not be a daunting task. The following are several ways in which you can help manage your diabetes:

Yoga Retreat in Maui,Enjoying Yoga in Paradise

Yoga Retreat in Maui,Enjoying Yoga in Paradise

Imagine yoga on the beach, white sand, warm water, tropical fruit, fragrant flowers, Thai yoga massage, catered dinners and you.  

Maui is what I was waiting for.  I had never been. I had traveled around the world including Costa Rica, Fiji, Australia, India, Greece, Italy, England, Spain and the Caribbean, but I’d never been to Maui.  Okay, I admit that it was a mistake.  But I’ve seen it now and I’m going right back next month and you should come too.

Benefits of Tai-Chi

Benefits of Tai-Chi

The five primary styles of Tai Chi Chuan are Chen, Yang, Old Wu, Wu and Sun.  The Yang style is the traditional form from which many other Tai Chi Chuan forms were taken.  Tai Chi Chuan went through several alterations as it was passed from master to student.  Some alterations were so divergent that they were recognizably different. 

Warrior Character in the Making

Warrior Character in the Making

A teenager’s mind, a burgeoning portal of creativity and potential and a parent’s most unsettling milieu.  As children mature they develop an understanding of right and wrong, good and bad, but what differentiates the child that grows into a responsible teenager on the path to achievement and good health from one that pushes the limits of health, safety and well-being by turning to drugs, alcohol and sex?  

Socks 101

Socks 101

Footwear has been an ever-increasing evolution in technology.  I remember the times when runners used to run in a shoe that was made only of foam (no shock absorbing technology) with a piece of fabric to hold your foot down with flat shoe laces.  Imagine how far running shoes have changed for the better and overall, keeping our legs healthier so we can run longer and farther.  Well, socks have taken on a new dimension too.  Socks are another important piece of gear that go hand-in-hand with great running shoes.  Your socks can make the difference in how much farther and longer you can run due to better comfort.

Magical Love

Magical Love

More than 50 years ago, Walt Disney had a vision.  It was a vision of a magical park where children and parents could have fun together.  It was also 50 years ago that a young boy sat in the trumpet section of the Van Nuys High School Orchestra during the annual Winter Concert. 

Yoga and Tea Party for Mommy and Me to Celebrate Moms

Yoga and Tea Party for Mommy and Me to Celebrate Moms

My mommy promised me we’d do something special together to celebrate Mother’s Day.  This year, we get to spend the day singing songs, listening to stories and pretending we are beautiful dancers and mighty warrior princesses while doing yoga together.  Then, we get to sit and enjoy a yummy tea party. You won’t believe how good it’s going to be, so you better come.

I Want Results Now

I Want Results Now

Have you ever started an exercise program only to watch it slip away?

“About 50 percent of those motivated enough to start an exercise program drop out within the first six months,” said Edward McAuley, Professor of Kinesiology at the University of Illinois, who teaches sports and exercise psychology. 

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