These feature articles are focused on exercise and movement for health.
Vol. 15, No. 6
Pilates: Fitness for All Ages
Meg Charendoff writes,“Pilates is an excellent form of exercise…. Not only can it help seniors look and feel better, but practiced regularly and properly, Pilates also helps prevent or improve some of the conditions that can occur as our bodies age—stiffening muscles and joints, postural changes, osteoporosis, and osteoarthritis.”
Vol. 17, No. 3
Rebounding: Good for the Lymphatic System
Dave Scrivens, certified lymphologist, extols the virtues of rebounding to exercise and flush the body’s cells and lymph system of toxins.
Vol. 18, No. 1
Defy Aging with Yoga
Darshan Goswami, M.S., presents a unique view of the benefits of a simple yoga practice, and focuses on the rejuvenating effects of yoga.
Vol. 18, No. 4
Table Tennis: Good for Body and Brain
Scott Miners, an avid table tennis player, reports that, among its many benefits, the sport is likely the world’s best for the brain.
Vol. 18, No. 5
How Exercise Boosts Your Immune System
Roy Stevenson writes that too much and too little exercise?are contraindicated for optimal immune response. But what is a moderate amount, and should we continue to exercise when we are ill?
Vol. 19, No. 1
Walking and Emotional Freedom
Scott Miners provides evidence that the simplest of endeavors can have a profound effect on resolving difficult emotions.
Vol. 20, No. 5
Deep Conscious Breathing: A Key to Longevity
Naomi Sophia Call writes that conscious breathing as an exercise aids digestion, lowers blood pressure, stabilizes hormones and eases stress.
Vol. 21, No. 1
Moving Heals, Sitting Kills: An Action Plan for Health & Vigor
Joan Vernikos, Ph.D., a space medicine researcher, outlines the positive effects of gravity on the body and shows that exercise, while important, is not a substitute for other essential types of simple daily movements.
Yoga in Bed
Naomi Sophia Call, outlines several yoga in bed practices that provide a simple way to begin the day with breathing, gentle stretching and exercises that don’t require special clothing, a teacher or a drive to a yoga studio.