Starting An Exercise Program
Starting an exercise program isn't as tough as you think! Just follow these simple tips to get moving.
Easily extend your growing season with a cold frame, a simple enclosure with a transparent lid.
The new Goodweave certification label for rugs maintains RugMark International’s stringent child labor-free policy.
Natural Home editorial intern Stephanie Nelson discovers the Apple Recycling Program, which is perfect for her aging PowerBook G4 Apple laptop.
Native Kansas plants are being researched in this project, launched by environmental studies faculty members at the University of Kansas to promote traditional ecological knowledge.
Lack of interest threatens ClimateSmart, a program that helps PG&E customers in California offset their carbon emissions, is about to be cut.
One guest blogger recently discovered that you can make homemade terrariums from everyday household items already hanging around the house. Check it out now.
That sage (ahem!) advice is from the Wall Street Journal Online, in an article about how small investments in buying seeds can reap large returns in the coming year.
To encourage Americans to get the two and a half hours of exercise a week they need, a group of health experts has developed the U.S. National Physical Activity Plan, which calls for increased funding for bike paths, physical education programs and fitness facilities.
Natural herbs and supplements such as blackcurrant and ginseng can give your athletic performance a boost.
Exercising outside, close to nature, makes you happier than exercising inside, according to a study from the University of Essex.
Mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will stop accepting loans from the nationwide Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program, which helps homeowners pay for the cost of energy-efficient retrofits.
A new study found that your office chair may be hurting your health.
Whether you should take stairs or the elevator is a daily question. So if you think you don't have time to take the stairs, think again. Research shows that taking the stairs saves time in the day.
A hot (literally) exercise trend is sweeping the nation. Learn more about hot yoga here.
Starting seeds indoors is economical, fun, and easy to do for most anyone. Gardening under lights can be as simple or complex, inexpensive or expensive as you desire. Starts can then be planted outdoors in easily accessed containers or raised beds.
Bathing suit season approaches! Stephanie goes beyond the standard "portion-control-and-exercise" weight loss tips to bring you the top five truths you must know in order to drop the pounds. Look for one new tip on each Monday in May.
Walking can provide you with countless health benefits, and it's fun too!
The playground classic of jumping rope seems to have disappeared. It’s time for a comeback!
Exercising is good for you—but what about for the environment? Getting your workout fix outdoors, using retrofitted or energy-efficient machines and buying sustainable workout gear will lessen your carbon footprint by pounds of CO2 a day.
Which herbs will help keep you energized, focused and possibly in shape? One Herb Companion staffer looks for the answers.
Prepare your body and mind for delivery with prenatal yoga poses and delicious red raspberry and nettle tea.
Black cherry juice is a delicious way to help sore muscles heal naturally.
If you're starting seeds indoors, consider making your own biodegradable seed-starting pots out of newspaper, cardboard or eggshells.
A new study found that, obese or not, the number of years you live depends on your lifestyle.
New research is suggesting that a mere single serving of fatty food per day could have major health implications in the long run.
Getting back in shape to prepare for the American Diabetes Association's Tour de Cure requires exercise and healing salves for aching joints. Try these natural remedies when soothing your aching muscles.
The depths of winter are officially here, but with a few slight behavior modifications, you can beat the winter blues.
Feeling plugged up? Relieve constipation with these natural laxatives and home remedies for constipation.
Exercise can boost mental health and help relieve depression as part of the Therapeutic Lifestyle Change’s natural approach to treating depression.
Banish bad moods by eating right, exercising and changing your daily habits. Follow these five steps to improve your mood!
Premenstrual syndrome can leave you with cramps, bloating and severe mood swings. Tackle your symptoms naturally with these four remedies!
Get in the mood with natural libido boosters, aphrodisiac spices and exercises to get your blood pumping!
Bypass cold and flu season this year with natural remedies, herbal supplements, TLC and a little common sense.
High blood pressure can lead to serious health complications. Reduce your risk for hypertension by incorporating these eight steps into a healthy lifestyle.