5 Yoga Poses You Can Do at Your Desk Chair

Posting up at a desk for eight or more hours a day can do a real number on our bodies. Extended sitting not only has prolonged health risks, it can make you feel stiff, achy, and uncomfortable in a matter of hours. The good news: Yoga can help. By incorporating a few yoga poses into your daily work routine, you can stretch out the muscles that get tight and sore with all that sitting—no mat or form-fitting pants required. Read on to learn how.

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Health Benefits of Cycling

Why do you cycle?

Ask cyclists this question and you will get all kinds of answers. Many will say they cycle because it is fun and keeps them healthy—just like any other simple physical exercise. What you may not know is that there is something special about cycling. This activity that you take lightly can literally change your life, present and future, in amazing ways.

Here are the findings of numerous scientific studies.

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Ways to Get Your Kids Playing Outside

In today's society, it seems like getting children to go outside can be very difficult. They are more focused on playing electronic games and watching TV and it can be very hard to tear them away from these things. As a parent, you are probably wanting your kids to play outside more because it is good for them. The sun gives them Vitamin D and playing outside improves their cardiovascular health so outdoor time should be important to every family. If you are a parent that is struggling to get your kid off the couch, here are some tips that can help.

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Indy Summers is a freelance writer interested in fashion, healthy living, and fitness. She has worked as a master in esthetician, as a personal trainer, and as a freelance model for several years so considers herself an expert in these industries. For more of her work, visit https://nouw.com/indysummers.

Drinks That Naturally Boost Your Workout

Most health buffs reach for a sports drink to invigorate their bodies after a great workout.

What happens? A sports drink won’t make you a superman it will simply replace the nutrients and fluids that you lose when you hit the gym.

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Mike is a creative content marketer at Sirjasonwinters.com Passionate about life, he not only studies and writes about quality of life, environmental changes, and healthy living, but also loves writing just about everything that's challenging people to aspire towards continuous improvement and building their own success.

Keep It Interesting to Keep in Shape

Have you noticed lately that everywhere you turn there are advertisements for the newest, latest, best diet available? They all promise that if you do this or do that, you will lose weight fast and look like a supermodel. Let’s be real for a minute and come back down to reality. Any product or service that promises to take twenty or thirty pounds off of you in a month is either illegal or deadly because that’s just not possible to do safely. Losing weight and keeping it off is a total lifestyle change and reformation.

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Mikkie Mills is a freelance writer who's passionate about health, fitness, organic cooking and eating, and yoga. When not writing she loves traveling, hiking, and cooking. Find more from Mikkie on Google+.

A Case for Anarchy in Yoga

Radical transformation is the provenance of yoga.

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J. Brown is a yoga teacher, writer, and founder of Abhyasa Yoga Center in Brooklyn, NY.  His writing has been featured in Yoga Therapy Today, the International Journal of Yoga Therapy, and across the yoga blogosphere. Visit his website at jbrownyoga.com

4 Exercise Tips for Vegan Dieters

It is a truth universally acknowledged that people generally want to get in shape. Whether you consider yourself a professional athlete or someone who simply wants to improve their fitness, the physical rigor is only one aspect to getting started. Nutrition plays an equally important role in getting into shape. And yes, vegan diets can get you to where you want to be, despite the popular misconception that veganism is a protein-deficient regimen.

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Indy Summers is a freelance writer interested in fashion, healthy living, and fitness. She has worked as a master in esthetician, as a personal trainer, and as a freelance model for several years so considers herself an expert in these industries. For more of her work, visit https://nouw.com/indysummers.

Workout Supplements That Work

The fitness world is loaded with products that claim to offer you significant increases in muscle mass while also aiding in burning fat. Some of these products have their uses while many don’t hold water. Working out is, as the name would imply, hard work! It’s common for people to want to find shortcuts whenever possible but really there’s no better way to improve your health and physique than by working out consistently and maintaining a healthy diet.

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Mikkie Mills is a freelance writer who's passionate about health, fitness, organic cooking and eating, and yoga. When not writing she loves traveling, hiking, and cooking. Find more from Mikkie on Google+.

Tips for Your Best Ketogenic Exercise Routine

Most of us understand the rule of workouts in life. Exercise more, and you will have better health and live a better life. However, if you want to lose weight rapidly and take your fitness to the next level, you need to start following the ketogenic diet. According to Konscious Keto, you can lose plenty of weight while on the keto diet.  But, have you ever asked yourself what might happen if you combine the two?

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Sam is the medical consultant with Konscious Keto who helps healthcare and fitness businesses reach their full online potential. Sam is passionate about ketosis diet. His current focus is helping healthcare businesses create better online consulting service. He frequently writes about the latest advancements in the healthcare and fitness industry.

Tips for Improving Your Ketogenic Exercise Routine

Keeping your exercise regime the same as it was before you started your keto diet may require some adjustments, but it is entirely possible. You will see that, in time, you will be able even to improve it!

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Woman doing yoga pose sitting atop office desk.
09/19/2019
Posting up at a desk for eight or more hours a day can do a real number on our bodies. Extended sitting not only has prolonged health risks, it can make you feel stiff, achy, and uncomfortable in a... read more
Bicyclist on cliff overlooking mountains and valley.
09/13/2019
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Why do you cycle? Ask cyclists this question and you will get all kinds of answers. Many will say they cycle because it is fun and keeps them healthy—just like any other simple physical... read more
3 boys playing and splashing in water
09/10/2019
In today's society, it seems like getting children to go outside can be very difficult. They are more focused on playing electronic games and watching TV and it can be very hard to tear them away... read more
Silhouette of woman at gym drinking from sports bottle
09/05/2019
Most health buffs reach for a sports drink to invigorate their bodies after a great workout. What happens? A sports drink won’t make you a superman it will simply replace the nutrients and fluids... read more
Group of women and men exercising indoors
06/28/2019
Have you noticed lately that everywhere you turn there are advertisements for the newest, latest, best diet available? They all promise that if you do this or do that, you will lose weight fast and... read more
Armed riot police face off against leather clad protestors
04/30/2019
Radical transformation is the provenance of yoga. The promise of bringing about change in oneself through will and determination, being able to derive truth and purpose by observing our own... read more
Shirtless man in yoga inversion pose.
03/01/2019
It is a truth universally acknowledged that people generally want to get in shape. Whether you consider yourself a professional athlete or someone who simply wants to improve their fitness, the... read more
Shirtless man being hit with cloud of chocolate protein powder
01/25/2019
The fitness world is loaded with products that claim to offer you significant increases in muscle mass while also aiding in burning fat. Some of these products have their uses while many don’t hold... read more
Two exercizing women high five each other while doing plank pose.
01/11/2019
Most of us understand the rule of workouts in life. Exercise more, and you will have better health and live a better life. However, if you want to lose weight rapidly and take your fitness to the... read more

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Woman doing yoga pose sitting atop office desk.
09/19/2019
Posting up at a desk for eight or more hours a day can do a real number on our bodies. Extended sitting not only has prolonged health risks, it can make you feel stiff, achy, and uncomfortable in a... read more
Bicyclist on cliff overlooking mountains and valley.
09/13/2019
Anonymous (not verified)
Why do you cycle? Ask cyclists this question and you will get all kinds of answers. Many will say they cycle because it is fun and keeps them healthy—just like any other simple physical... read more
3 boys playing and splashing in water
09/10/2019
In today's society, it seems like getting children to go outside can be very difficult. They are more focused on playing electronic games and watching TV and it can be very hard to tear them away... read more
Silhouette of woman at gym drinking from sports bottle
09/05/2019
Most health buffs reach for a sports drink to invigorate their bodies after a great workout. What happens? A sports drink won’t make you a superman it will simply replace the nutrients and fluids... read more
Group of women and men exercising indoors
06/28/2019
Have you noticed lately that everywhere you turn there are advertisements for the newest, latest, best diet available? They all promise that if you do this or do that, you will lose weight fast and... read more
Armed riot police face off against leather clad protestors
04/30/2019
Radical transformation is the provenance of yoga. The promise of bringing about change in oneself through will and determination, being able to derive truth and purpose by observing our own... read more
Shirtless man in yoga inversion pose.
03/01/2019
It is a truth universally acknowledged that people generally want to get in shape. Whether you consider yourself a professional athlete or someone who simply wants to improve their fitness, the... read more
Shirtless man being hit with cloud of chocolate protein powder
01/25/2019
The fitness world is loaded with products that claim to offer you significant increases in muscle mass while also aiding in burning fat. Some of these products have their uses while many don’t hold... read more
Two exercizing women high five each other while doing plank pose.
01/11/2019
Most of us understand the rule of workouts in life. Exercise more, and you will have better health and live a better life. However, if you want to lose weight rapidly and take your fitness to the... read more

Pages