Not all pain after a workout is normal. Learn the difference between good pain and bad pain so you can recover and heal faster.
Meditation practice has many benefits, including better focus and stress reduction. But myths about meditation keep many people from trying this practice.
Fall is one of my favorite times of year. Hiking through forests of red and orange and yellow. Picking apples at the local orchard. Wandering through endless corn mazes. And freshly-squeezed hot apple cider. This recipe takes hot apple cider to a whole new level, with spices and the best part … fresh ginger. If […]
By any standard, insects dominate the world. They live on land, in water and in the air. They have colonized every continent, including Antarctica. And they make up three-quarters of all known animals—currently there are 1 million known insect species and an estimated 4 to 5 million still undiscovered. How did insects become the most […]
Einstein was never comfortable with quantum entanglement—in which measuring one particle can affect another instantaneously, even if it is halfway across the universe—saying that it violates ‘local realism.’ A new experiment, though, has closed the last major loopholes in a test that provides support for this ‘spooky action at a distance’ that Einstein hated so […]
Downward-facing dog (Adho Mukha Svanasana) is one of those yoga poses that you either love or hate. But it’s also hard to avoid this pose, especially if you are in a group yoga class. But just because you struggle with downward-facing dog or find it hard on your back, shoulders, hands, or wrists, it doesn’t […]
Quantum physics is known for its weirdness. But much of this exists only in mathematical equations, so it’s difficult to know which concepts are actually real. Some physicists, though, hope to change all that. “If we tell the public that quantum theory is weird, we better go out and test that’s actually true,” physicist Owen […]
If you practice vinyasa or flow yoga, you’re probably used to lots of movement between poses. This, of course, builds heat and gives your yoga practice that flowing, dance-like feel. There are times, though, when too much moving is not good for you — such as when you are trying to meditate. But incorporating more […]
At some point in our lives most of us have dreamed of a simpler lifestyle. No more stressful meetings. No more late-night text messages from inconsiderate friends or creepy exes. But no matter how many times we wish for a long overdue break, we never seem to be able to slow down. Getting out of […]