Articles about: Exercise

3 Ayurvedic Pillars of Effortless Exercise

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Average Reading Time: 4 minutes and 33 seconds As some of you know, I have been tweeting my Ayurvedic Exercise training schedule for a triathlon I competed in this past weekend. I have been asked to share more details about these techniques, which comprise the content of this article.  The […]

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 […]

Episode 9: Longevity Exercise – Less is More

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What does exercise have to do with longevity? Everything! But wait, not all forms of exercise are created equal in paving the way for a long, healthy life. As an athlete and an Ayurvedic practitioner, I’ve experienced firsthand the life-changing benefits of an exercise theory I call, “less is more.” […]

15 Benefits of Nose Breathing Exercise

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Average Reading Time: 3 minutes, 44 seconds The importance of regular exercise incorporated into a healthy lifestyle and diet cannot be stressed enough in our quest for optimal health and longevity. In last week’s newsletter, I wrote about why nose breathing (or Ayurvedic) exercise is so important as we strive […]

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 […]

Short Periods of Exercise Protect Chromosomes

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A recent study demonstrated that short periods of exercise protected the chromosomal caps, called telomeres, against stress-induced damage. Researchers believe that the length and health of the telomeres – which are pieces of DNA at the end of each chromosome – is linked to cellular aging (1). Sixty-three women were […]

Rehydrate the Right Way

Rehydrate the Right Way

Do you find yourself trying to get the most effective workout possible by gulping sports drinks during exercise? Many people who work so hard during exercise are sabotaging their weight loss and fitness success without realizing it. Join me as I discuss how to maximize your hydration routine during exercise […]

Mild Muscle Soreness

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We have come to appreciate muscle soreness as a humbling reward for a good workout. If you are out of shape, starting a new fitness program or just an occasional jock, you are probably well versed in the morning after hobble. Stiff legs, an achy back and arms that cannot […]