The Effects of Exercise on Gut Health

So you’re training for a marathon. Participating in a crossfit challenge. Maybe you’ve committed to one of the most difficult endurance events in the world, an Ironman. But will your body be able to handle the increased demand?

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The Benefits of Yoga and How to Create Your Own Daily Practice

I have heard the word many times, often in the context of Indian religions, hippies, or sitting cross legged on a large, decorative pillow. Various interpretations of the word exist, such as “the divine in me bows to the divine in you”, and “my soul recognizes your soul”. Combined with hands pressed together and a bow, it can also be used as a gesture of reverence or respectful greeting. My favorite description, and the one that automatically plays in my head when I speak the word is, “the light in me sees the light in you”.

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How Running Can Strengthen Our Mind, Body, and Soul

Our ancestors ran as a means of hunting food and escaping predators. We see children running around in circles just for the pure joy of it. So why have so many adults lost that desire to get outside, feel their hearts pumping, and move their bodies in a way that was etched into our DNA? Have our lives become so laden with luxury and convenience that the mere thought of discomfort makes us shudder?

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