Fairfield County Edition

Archive of: Beginning Fitness and Feature and NAPC

Title Issue
Hello Gyro

Hello Gyro

Gyrotonic exercise, the latest trend in fitness studios, uses special equipment to enable smooth, circular motions that make the body more fluid and supple.

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Fit For Life

Fit For Life

The human body is designed to wear well at least through age 70, and with the right exercise, diet and activities, we can push that number higher.

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Fitness 2017

Fitness 2017

Guidance from a personal trainer, clear goals and an ability to forgive our own slip-ups are key to staying on track with an exercise program.

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Walking Meditation

Walking Meditation

For those of us that want to meditate but can’t sit still, labyrinths provide an active way to get in touch with our innermost self.

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Just Walk

Just Walk

The good news about walking keeps mounting: A brisk stroll reduces anxiety and depression, helps us think more clearly and fosters honest shared conversation.

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Popular Fitness Myths

Popular Fitness Myths

Fitness advice is everywhere these days—and much of the most common advice is simply wrong-headed.

March 2015
Fitness Finds

Fitness Finds

To make the right choice, take into account a health club’s location, equipment and culture—and then take it for a test drive.

February 2015
Breath-Taking Wisdom

Breath-Taking Wisdom

Breathing with intention works to reduce stress, diminish pain and clear out mental cobwebs.

October 2014
Moveable Feet

Moveable Feet

Smart strategies, from breathing deep to using poles to ditching texting, make it easier to hit the ground for wellness.

June 2014
Body Ease

Body Ease

Unconscious physical patterns can throw our bodies out of whack and stiffen us up, but three approaches – Alexander, Feldenkrais and Trager – offer options for easier movement.

May 2014