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    Katia della Faille, 50, is a bicyclist. Not just any bike rider, but a smiling, determined, unstoppable bike-riding devotee. Her smile and her bright pink bike just jumped off the screen when we discovered her on Instagram. Whatever she was doing seemed to really be working, so we had...
    by Andrea MarcumHas this ever happened to you? You’re halfway through the day, mid-meeting or conversation, and despite that double shot of espresso, B12 and CoQ10 you threw back, you’re still not really awake?Awakening is the first step in a shift towards positive change. In our body and mind we’re like...
    By: Bija BennettThere is no such thing as a completely sick person or a completely healthy person. There are only those who move more and those who move less.Life is about movement — from the basic changes of our cells to the complex fluctuations in our emotions. Lack of...
    What Is Protein? Proteins are made up of strings of amino acids. The shape of a protein depends on what amino acids are used as building blocks for the protein, and the sequence that these amino acids are assembled in. DNA stored in the nucleus of our cells holds the...
    Whenever people ask me about my sleep routine, the very first thing I say is: Get some steps in. For me that means a 45- to 60-minute walk between dinner and bed. I will listen to Jeff Walker’s monthly music selections as I trot about, checking out the sidewalk...
    Every once in a while, we publish something that goes totally wild. Last week we did a short post on the Instagram account of Training with Joan. The incoming email comments around Joan were unprecedented.As compared to the last five years of publishing articles, she crushed anything we have...
    Training with Joan.Hard is not impossible. We have been following the odyssey of Joan via Instagram. We confess that all we know about her is what we are reading in her feed. But what a feed it is.From what we can gather, Joan was a couch potato her entire...
    by Frank Wildman, PhD.What makes a person old? Some people think it’s wrinkles; others say it’s stodgy attitudes. But, really, the culprit is our habits. When we unlearn old habits and create new ones, we make our bodies and minds younger, stronger, and more flexible. In essence, we create...
    We profiled the irrepressible Christie back in June. On July 20th, she and the Mighty Mermaids swam the Channel. Starting in the pitch dark, in frigid waters, they did it. It is a horrendous swim for so many reasons, not least of which is the fearsome current which reverses...
    I have been having some issues with my QL (quadratus lumborum), the band of muscle deep in around the mid-section that stabilizes the hip. Then my glute started to ache. I cut down on any exercises that used that area. But after a few agonizing plane flights, no improvement....
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