Health/Well Being

Health/Well Being

Martha Stewart's Pick for Summer Fitness? Tina Vindum's Outdoor Fitness!

Tina Vindum's Outdoor Fitness featured in Martha Stewart's Whole Living
 
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Martha Stewart's Whole Living is currently featuring 6-pages of exercises and fitness tips from Tina Vindum's book and Outdoor Fitness program! Below, you'll find tips and exercise ideas from the article.

Vitamin D - Odds Are You Aren't Getting Enough

Vitamin D is the latest nutrient in the media spotlight, and for good reason.  Technically not a “vitamin,” vitamin D is in a class by itself.  Its metabolic product, calcitriol, is actually a hormone that targets over 2000 genes (about 10% of the human genome) in the human body.
 
Problems linked to vitamin D deficiency

Trend Watch – Forest Bathing

Can exposure to parks and greenery reduce stress and strengthen Immunity?
 
"Shinrin-yoku" or Forest Bathing” has become an increasingly popular way for people in Japan to relax and get healthy.  Shrnrin-yoko is basically a relaxed stroll through the forest and it is thought of as natural aromatherapy. 
 

Beware of Gym Germs!

What's lurking in your gym?
 
It's official - experts have issued warnings about what might be lurking in your "health club." The main culprits? Bacteria, viruses, fungi and in some cases, the "Super Bug" MRSA.

Exercising in the Heat - Adapting to the Elements

Outdoor Fitness is an all-season, all-climate workout program. Changing seasons offer new stimulation for your body, your mind, and your senses. The variety and fluctuation of the weather and seasonal changes keep you challenged, enhancing the pleasure of exercising outdoors.
 

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