From Head to Toe

Exercise not only helps you look great; it also makes you stronger, both mentally and physically. For a complete, balanced exercise program, you should do four things:

I. CLEAR YOUR MIND

HOW TO DO IT Yoga, Tai Chi, Pilates. Yoga is an ancient Indian discipline that links stretching exercises, breathing and meditation through the repetition of a series of poses, or asanas. Tai Chi is a slow-motion Chinese martial art designed to increase the chi, or life energy. Pilates is a muscle- lengthening program developed in Germany in the 1920s

BENEFITS Reduces muscular tension and relaxes the body, protecting against injuries and enhancing circulation. Regular practice can boost the immune system and may reduce the symptoms of many chronic diseases, including arthritis, diabetes...

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