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Yoga: What You Should Know

Yoga typically combines physical postures, breathing exercises and meditation or relaxation. Researchers are studying how yoga may be used to help improve health. If you’re thinking about practicing yoga, here are four things you should know:

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FitnessMegan Dreher
Grab Your Walking Shoes and Enjoy Fall’s Colors

Most of us instinctively know that taking a walk in a forest is good for us. We take a break from the rush of our daily lives. We enjoy the beauty and peace of being in a natural setting. Now, research is showing that visiting a forest has real, quantifiable health benefits, both mental and physical. Even five minutes around trees or in green spaces may improve our health. 

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FitnessMegan Dreher
Shape Up with Gardening Activities

Gardening is a great way to not only enjoy fresh air and the outdoors but to increase your physical activity, too. You may think of gardening mainly as a fun activity or a way to grow food for your family, but it’s also a good way to add more physical activity to your day. It can help strengthen bones and joints, lower blood pressure and help manage stress. 

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FitnessMegan Dreher