Two men and a woman working out with resistance bands.
02/17/2017
Band Together Want to move through an awesome workout without the bulk of heavy equipment? Resistance bands are all you need. Convenient, versatile, and low-maintenance, these sturdy elastic tubes... read more
Clay sculpture of woman sitting and desk with computer.
02/10/2017
Neck pain, back pain, slouched shoulders, and fatigue will all slowly and easily disappear with this supported backbend which really really is for everyone. And yes, that means you. Whether you have... read more
Shirtless man sitting in meditation while rainbows come from his mouth.
02/03/2017
Hype surrounding meditation abounds. Wherever you look, someone is extolling the virtues of meditation while unwittingly sabotaging its occurrence. The intent is to help people better manage stress... read more
01/20/2017
Stronger Together In the past year, thanks to fitness app ClassPass, I've been been able to take over 500 fitness classes in over 20 cities in the US and Canada at the best yoga, boxing, HIIT, and... read more
Bare feet of a sleeper sticking out form white sheets in bed.
01/13/2017
ZZZZZZZZZZZZZs It’s no surprise that sleep is a vital part of daily life. Unfortunately, too many people, especially parents, don’t get the recommended amount of sleep, and because of this, they... read more
Om symbol stitched in yellow and red thread on black cloth.
01/06/2017
Yogic Philosophy Among those interested in yoga philosophy, many consider the notion of a "householder" interpretation to be a watering down of essential teachings. This stems from a classical... read more
Yoga class students doing downward dog.
12/16/2016
Referring to a yoga center with the caveat: "It's not-for-profit" often carries with it an assumption of merit. Given the humanitarian and universal nature of yoga, taking the profit motive out of... read more
Rear view of woman walking in ocean surf carrying shoes.
12/09/2016
If you’re a green diva in your 50s+ and already fit, you rock! You may still appreciate some of what’s written here and apply it to your current fitness regimen. If you’re a green dude... read more
Intense weightlifter screaming while pumping iron in Superman shirt.
12/02/2016
by Matt Berical | Van Winkle's Every person who enters a gym wants to see results. Why else walk through the doors, subject to the Sisyphean act of slinging weights? And all gym-goers,... read more

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Two men and a woman working out with resistance bands.
02/17/2017
Band Together Want to move through an awesome workout without the bulk of heavy equipment? Resistance bands are all you need. Convenient, versatile, and low-maintenance, these sturdy elastic tubes... read more
Clay sculpture of woman sitting and desk with computer.
02/10/2017
Neck pain, back pain, slouched shoulders, and fatigue will all slowly and easily disappear with this supported backbend which really really is for everyone. And yes, that means you. Whether you have... read more
Shirtless man sitting in meditation while rainbows come from his mouth.
02/03/2017
Hype surrounding meditation abounds. Wherever you look, someone is extolling the virtues of meditation while unwittingly sabotaging its occurrence. The intent is to help people better manage stress... read more
01/20/2017
Stronger Together In the past year, thanks to fitness app ClassPass, I've been been able to take over 500 fitness classes in over 20 cities in the US and Canada at the best yoga, boxing, HIIT, and... read more
Bare feet of a sleeper sticking out form white sheets in bed.
01/13/2017
ZZZZZZZZZZZZZs It’s no surprise that sleep is a vital part of daily life. Unfortunately, too many people, especially parents, don’t get the recommended amount of sleep, and because of this, they... read more
Om symbol stitched in yellow and red thread on black cloth.
01/06/2017
Yogic Philosophy Among those interested in yoga philosophy, many consider the notion of a "householder" interpretation to be a watering down of essential teachings. This stems from a classical... read more
Yoga class students doing downward dog.
12/16/2016
Referring to a yoga center with the caveat: "It's not-for-profit" often carries with it an assumption of merit. Given the humanitarian and universal nature of yoga, taking the profit motive out of... read more
Rear view of woman walking in ocean surf carrying shoes.
12/09/2016
If you’re a green diva in your 50s+ and already fit, you rock! You may still appreciate some of what’s written here and apply it to your current fitness regimen. If you’re a green dude... read more
Intense weightlifter screaming while pumping iron in Superman shirt.
12/02/2016
by Matt Berical | Van Winkle's Every person who enters a gym wants to see results. Why else walk through the doors, subject to the Sisyphean act of slinging weights? And all gym-goers,... read more

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11/11/2014
Eduardo Urbina learns that each boulder is a problem to be solved.
11/11/2014
Boulder climbing lets you challenge yourself, enjoy the camaraderie of friends and experience the wonders of nature. 
11/11/2014
Daniel Fitz, Eduardo Urbina and Ennio Almandoz talk about what drew them to the small town of Amatlán, Mexico.
11/11/2014
Climber Eduardo Urbina explains how climbing boulders is about being completely present in the here and now.
11/11/2014
In the stunning cave climbing zone known as El Chonta, 30 km from Taxco, Guerrero, Mexico, climber Eduardo Urbina plans his ascent of the cliff face of La Bocina.