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Don't Pedal Faster Than You Can Daydream

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | Posted 04.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

The way I see it, these are all mindless distractions that keep us from truly absorbing and experiencing the benefit of exercise. Being in tune with your body means that you have balanced the good with bad, the stress with the relaxation, the deficiency with the abundance.

What Stress Can Do To The Heart, From Sharon Mulvagh, MD (VIDEO)

Posted 02.24.2014 | MarloThomas

Who would have thought that there is such a thing as “good” stress on the heart? Mayo Clinic cardiologist Sharon Mulvagh, MD, had some fascinating...

Valentine's Day the Tantric Way

Dr. Elsbeth Meuth and Freddy Zental Weaver | Posted 04.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Elsbeth Meuth and Freddy Zental Weaver

As Valentine's Day approaches, we may be looking for ways to celebrate, whether we are in a relationship or single. For the couple, the traditional a...

Caring for Our Internal Pharmacy

Michael Stanclift, N.D. | Posted 06.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael Stanclift, N.D.

The world's best 'pharmacy' exists inside each and every one of us. It doesn't require us to make a lot of complex decisions, but our 'pharmacy' does have some caveats for operating well.

The Long Run

Dylan Armajani | Posted 05.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Dylan Armajani

It's been awhile since i've written anything. It's not that I haven't had moments of inspiration, because I have. Dark, cold nights hoofing it aroun...

Exercise For The Post 50 Can Improve Your Attitudes About Aging

Susan Krauss Whitbourne | Posted 01.27.2013 | Fifty
Susan Krauss Whitbourne

The women were randomly divided into three groups with about 80 participants in each group. The physical exercise group completed three 90-minute sessions per week. They were compared to a cognitive exercise group who received classroom training in the use of computers. The third group went about their usual everyday routines which did not include either type of specific activity.

The Many Health Benefits of a Good Belly Laugh

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 01.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

It feels good to laugh once in a while. Everyone knows that. But laughter as a health-promoting exercise is not as widely practiced, despite the fact that scientists have long known about the potential healing effects of good humor.

Exercise Increases Productivity

Robert Pozen | Posted 12.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Robert Pozen

Everyone knows that exercise can improve your health. Exercise is a key part of managing your weight and maintaining healthy hearts, lungs, and other bodily systems. But did you know that exercise can make you more productive?

Are You Overtraining?

Jamie Galloway | Posted 10.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Jamie Galloway

Try and apply the same commitment to recovery that you apply to your workouts. Give your body the time it needs to rebound and repair and you'll find yourself with more energy, enhanced performance and a better disposition. Less is sometimes more.

Is Boulder Still the Happiest City in America?

Alexia Parks | Posted 06.28.2011 | Denver
Alexia Parks

Mike Sandrock is one of Boulder's perpetually happy runners. He also spends time volunteering with the nonprofit that he co-founded. Its mission: to send running shoes to children living in poverty.

7 Solid Reasons To Smile

Anne Naylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

Smiling is a key strategy for getting free of a particularly heavy frame of mind and emotions. It amazes me how something so simple and doable could make such a profound difference in my ability to function effectively again.

Cross-Training and the "Endorphin High"

Michael Boblett | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Boblett

Like all mind-altering substances, endorphins must be used responsibly. Sure, the endorphin-high is the safest way of getting high, but there are also hidden dangers -- the greatest of which being overtraining.

7 Simple Ways To Be Happier

health.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

These days it can feel like the age of anxiety is winning over the pursuit of happiness. An uncertain economy is just the tip of our worry iceberg. ...

Acupuncture May Ease Anxiety Over Dental Work on Yahoo! Health

health.yahoo.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Fear of the dentist keeps many people from getting the dental care they need, but new research suggests that an ancient Chinese treatment -- acupunctu...

Why Valentine's Day Just May Be The Healthiest Day Of The Year!

Christy Valentine, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christy Valentine, M.D.

Whether you are with a loved one, family or friends various Valentine's Day traditions can benefit your body, mind and spirit. And for these scientific reasons, it might just be the healthiest day of the year

What Would Happen if Men Lost their Testosterone for a Few Days Each Month?

Rebecca Booth, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Booth, MD

Understanding the hormonal cycle is imperative for maximizing our physical and mental health, and the younger the woman is when she is enlightened, the better off she will be.