Golf Fitness Workout by Mirabai Holland

There are over 20 million golfers in the United States alone. And those who play frequently, including the pros, are often plagued by over-use injuries. It’s the repetitive motion of the golf swing that’s the culprit. And if your form is less than perfect you can hurt yourself on a si
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Healthy Food Choices by Mirabai Holland

  WELLNESS & LIFESTYLE Was it Einstein who said “I talk to myself in order to have an intelligent conversation”? Maybe it was Buddha. Anyhow, I’m in a conversation with myself right now. I’m trying to knock off a few winter pounds, (If you think being a fitness pro makes you
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Swimming down Blood Pressure

I’ve been on location in Florida filming for several weeks now. And as it has become progressively hotter I find myself swimming daily for about 45 minutes. And though I do my regular exercise (weights, stretching and aerobics) I am experiencing a whole new level of mind-body fitness
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Cardio Dance May Improve Memory

I became interested in exercise and memory several years ago when my older students began to tell me that their memories seemed to improve after they took my class. I was teaching mostly dance-exercise in those days. I started with simple steps and built up to a pretty complex routine
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Eat Berries, Drink and Be Merry: It’s Good For Your Heart

February is Heart Month. Since heart disease is the number 1 killer of men and women I thought I’d focus on prevention. After all if you prevent heart disease you’re very unlikely to die from it. Here’s a new Harvard study* that says women who eat 3 or more servings of strawberries or
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Sleep And Weight Gain

Eating fewer calories, exercising more and still having a hard time getting those extra pounds off? Here’s a question for you: How’s your sleep? I for one, every time I travel, seem to gain a couple of pounds just when I want to look my best. I noticed that I tend to sleep less and in
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What Does Your Thigh Bone Have in Common With the Eiffel Tower?

Each May, Osteoporosis Awareness Month, I devote my column to bone health. I first became interested in bones as a young dancer (about 200,000 years ago, in the Mid Paleolithic era). I was studying body alignment and I became fascinated with the skeleton and the remarkable living tiss
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Lose Weight, Get Active, Read Ingredients

Now if one of your New Year’s resolutions is to get back into shape and lose those unwanted pounds I’d like to give you a gentle reminder to get moving again if you want to “live long and prosper”. Here are some ideas to get you started and keep you on track. EASE into the Best Shape
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