Body Articles Q1 2011(4)

Mayo Clinic Fitness

Feb 3, 2011

Provides basic and in-depth research on physical fitness, along with expert advice, resources and tools.

Source: Mayo Clinic Staff

Breaking down a spa menu: Choose the right massage

Feb 3, 2011

Until recently, therapeutic or relaxing were the only were your only options when choosing a massage off the spa menu. These days, you need a whole new vocabulary to find a treatment you'll really love. Now you see everything and anything on spa menus: shiatsu, lomi lomi, abhyanga. If you're a massage connoisseur, that's a great thing because you don't have to travel the globe to get these services. But if you're a bodywork newbie, making a selection can be overwhelming.

Read More: Natural Health

Ayurvedic Medicine

Feb 3, 2011

Ayurvedic means "science of life" in Sanskrit, this 5,000-year-old healing system is right in sync with our growing awareness of the mind-body connection. According to ayurveda, each dosha (the energies that govern life) has different dietary and lifestyle requirements. To complicate matters, different seasons, ages and cultures have doshas as well.

Source: Natural Health; Written by: Jill Neimark

How to Relieve Stress Naturally

Jan 2, 2011

Discusses how stress can reek havoc on your body and overall health. Then provides eleven natural ways to distress your body, mind and spirit.

Source: Fitness Magazine