Exercise & Fitness

The human body is meant for movement. A wide variety of modern epidemics, from heart disease to diabetes to osteoporosis, are rooted in our sedentary lifestyles. Lifelong physical activity is crucial to optimum health, but running marathons is not required. For a sensible perspective, explore here.

NEW! Watch as Dr. Weil discusses his lifelong exercise preferences.

13 Simple Aerobic Tips
A Workout in Four Minutes
Aerobic Exercise for Well-Being
An Interview with Dan Bornstein
An Interview with Taejoon Lee
Bridge Pose
Cat-Cow Pose
Child’s Pose
Cobra Pose
Corpse Pose, Savasana
Cycling is Easy on the Joints
Downward-Facing Dog
Exercise Pitfalls
Extended Side Angle Pose
Full Boat Pose
Hate to Exercise?
Hero Pose
How Much Exercise Do We Need?
How to Make Exercise a Habit
Legs Up the Wall Pose
Lotus Pose
Making Aerobic Exercise Simple & Fun
Mountain Pose
Muscle Trimming
Nine Simple Fitness Tips
Pigeon Pose
Plow Pose
Prevent Overheating During Exercise
Seated Forward Bend Pose
Six Alternative Aerobic Activities
Staff Pose
Standing Forward Bend Pose
Strength Training with Weights
Stretching 101
Swimming is the Lifetime Exercise
Tai Chi
The Gentle Salvation of Walking
The Pros and Cons of Running
Tree Pose
Walking: The Best Exercise
Warrior I Pose
Warrior II Pose
Warrior III Pose
Why Exercise Programs Don’t Work
Why Must We Exercise?
Wide-Legged Forward Bend
Yoga Props: Helpful or Harmful?
Yoga: More Than a Workout