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7 Styles of Yoga

7 Styles of Yoga

By Henry Ford Health System Staff For an ancient practice, yoga remains popular in modern times. A growing number of Americans take yoga classes, seeking everything from a more toned body to a more relaxed mental state. Studies confirm that practicing yoga can help build strong bones, keep your body supple and fit, even lift depression and ward off stress. Plus, yoga is doable for most body types, ages, and abilities. According to Julie Levinson, certified yoga teacher at Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital’s Vita Wellness Center, the benefits of yoga extend far beyond fitness. Regular practice works to balance...

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Get the most of your walk

Get the most of your walk

Check out the infographic below on how to burn more calories walking to lose weight, tone up and get fit. [pinit count=”horizontal” url=”http://www.superskinnyme.com/how-to-lose-weight-walking.html” image_url=”http://static.superskinnyme.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/power-walking-infographic.jpg” description=”How to burn more calories walking & lose weight” ]

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10 Ways To Walk Your Way To Better Health

10 Ways To Walk Your Way To Better Health

By Christina Eyers, Ed.D., AT, ATC   Think walking doesn’t pack as much of a punch as other workouts? Think again! A recent Harvard University study found that 2.5 hours of brisk walking each week could extend your life by up to seven years. Seven years! In fact, research shows that the list of health benefits you reap by simply putting one foot in front of the other is constantly growing. Here are just a few of the standout benefits your body enjoys by walking. Walking: Reduces your risk of many cancers, including breast, colon and prostate Reduces your risk of...

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