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Hoop It Up for Health

When Betty Shurin, aka “Betty Hoops,” picked up a hula hoop 10 years ago, she didn’t know that one day she’d take home a Guinness World Record. But in 2005, Shurin set the pace for the world of hula racing, running 10-kilometers with her bright red hoop continually spinning around her waist...

Bike to Work

People might start commuting by bicycle to improve their fitness, save money or support sustainability, but they continue because it’s fun.

Kayaking for Health

For years, much media coverage of kayaking has characterized it as a young person’s adrenaline sport. Lately, the focus has changed to encompass a wider audience by spreading the word on sea kayaking, day-touring and recreational paddling.

The Hunt for Buried Treasure

Summer trailheads can tempt even the most diehard computer fans to push away from desktops, lace up hiking boots, pack dog treats and trek into the great outdoors to become their own search engines in pursuit of the next geocache.

Everyday Life Lessons from Yoga

Baron Baptiste, founder of Baptiste Power Vinyasa Yoga, yoga teach, author and leader in the realm of personal transformation, talks about yoga’s life-changing benefits

10 Ways to Feed a Walking Habit

Turn your standard walk into a mini-vacation from a hectic day with these top tips to make you coming back for more.

Movement as Medicine

Have you ever compared the benefits of a walk around the park with taking an anti-inflammatory medication? How about correlating a game of hopscotch with high bone density?

Bring on the Beat!

Music is the magic that can boost our heart rate, energy levels and mood—it’s a perfect workout buddy.

Holiday Yoga

Shall We Dance?

From the mambo’s sultry hip shimmies to the foxtrot’s long, sweeping steps, ballroom dancing has captured today’s fitness spotlight as a shining venue for shaping up, improving cardiovascular health and losing weight.
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