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PUMPING IRONY: Can Poor Balance Later in Life Increase Your Risk of Death?

By Craig Cox
A new study suggests that poor balance may dramatically raise the risk of death — especially among the elderly. The conclusions, however, are about as rickety as my tree pose.
Woman in triangle pose next to river

3 Moves to Stretch Your Inner Thighs

By Lauren Bedosky
Mobilize your adductors to improve pelvic positioning and protect against inner-knee and lower-back pain.
a woman performs the seated twist

BREAK IT DOWN: The Seated Twist

By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Twisting can help stretch muscles of the torso, restore spinal mobility, stimulate circulation, and support digestion.
Coach Jasmine and two other 540 Fit instructors doing moves from a barre class.

A Barre Fusion Fun Workout

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Try this sample workout from the Life Time 5/40 Fit program to elevate your heart rate and the fun in your fitness regimen. Plus, get tips for workout routine success from the 5/40 Fit coaches.
a person's feet and hands on a yoga mat

STRONG BODY, STRONG MIND: To Step or to Jump?

By Maggie Fazeli Fard
What yoga has taught our fitness editor about the importance of transitions.
a woman performs extended child's pose

The Power of Restorative Yoga

By Nicole Radziszewski
Learn how restorative yoga can help you find a renewed sense of calm — on and off the mat.
a woman performs a step back burpee

The Do-Anywhere Barre Workout

By Lauren Bedosky
This low-impact, body-weight workout builds stability and flexibility from head to toe.
A man using Pilates equipment.

Why More Men Could Benefit From Pilates

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
From supporting athleticism and recovery to increasing mobility and strength, there's no question the advantages of incorporating Pilates into your fitness regimen.
Various people in military uniform doing yoga

Yoga for Veterans: Q&A With Daniel Libby, PhD

By Jill Patton, FMCHC
The founder of the Veterans Yoga Project shares how past and present military members are benefiting with self-regulating tools like yoga and meditation.
A woman using both of her hands to massage her jaw line.

Does Face Yoga Actually Help Tone Your Facial Muscles?

By Julie Dulude
Experts weigh in on this anti-aging trend — and offer a few exercises you can try at home.
Mother and daughter doing yoga together.

The 5-Sequence Family Yoga Workout

By Lindsay Payne
Follow these family-friendly yoga sequences that are designed to challenge the minds and bodies of all ages.
a woman performs a kneeling backbend

BREAK IT DOWN: The Kneeling Backbend

By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Learn how to move safely into this front-body stretch.
a woman hold the hollow hold

5 Pilates Moves for a Strong Foundation

By Andrew Heffernan
These five moves could be the key to more speed, endurance, and resilience on the bike, in the water, and on the road.
a woman holds cat pose

BREAK IT DOWN: The Cat-Cow

By Maggie Fazeli Fard
This two-part flow warms and unwinds the body, stretches the core, and mobilizes the entire spine.
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