Articles in: Fitness

In my book, Body Mind and Sport, I cite our groundbreaking research into a “less is more” approach to exercise that has allowed many folks to enjoy exercise perhaps for the first time ever. In this section, you will find numerous articles discussing the benefits of effortless exercise, nasal breathing and exercise techniques, along with tailored exercise programs according to your needs and body type.

Why Slow Yoga?

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Average Reading Time: 6 minutes, 5 seconds Today, yoga classes are available on a drop in, as-needed basis, but traditionally, yoga was prescribed by the family Vedic guru (teacher) whose job was to teach the children the ways of a Vedic lifestyle. This of course included the practices of yoga, […]

Euphoria: Get the Rush without the Risk

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Average Reading Time: 3 minutes, 14 seconds In my first book, Body, Mind, and Sport, I discussed techniques to experience the co-existence of opposites, also referred to as the zone or the flow during exercise. I called it “the hurricane effect”– the principle by which the bigger the eye of […]

Longevity Exercise: Less is More

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Average Reading Time: 7 minutes and 11 seconds There is no doubt that we have not evolved to thrive on a sedentary lifestyle, but new research is showing us that burning fat with exercise is easier said than done. For example, if you were to jog three miles today, that […]

Excess Belly Fat Linked to Memory Loss

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In a recent study published in the journal Neurology, 4,323 men and 2,764 women over 65 were evaluated from three different French cities. Sixteen percent of the subjects had blood sugar issues related to excess abdominal fat, blood pressure issues and unhealthy cholesterol levels. All the subjects were given a […]

Increase Fat Burning by 36%!

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Not getting the desired results from your exercise routine? New research has shown that long, slow endurance exercise like going for a long bike ride or run may be making you store more fat and eat more food than you need. Long distance cardiovascular exercise has been shown to decrease […]

Exercise Increases Brain Size

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New studies show that regular, moderate exercise has a beneficial effect on the brain as we age. With more than half of adults over 85 experiencing cognitive or memory issues, a little exercise may go a long way. (1) Neuroscientist Art Kramer at the University of Illinois scanned the brains […]