In the middle of winter, we still need to get our exercise, eat our vegetables and fruit, and stay healthy! Here are a few easy ways to do that, from the benefits of 10-minute workouts to slow walking to a delicious probiotic soda that fights cancer and illnesses. We raise a toast to your good health!
Your Almanac Editors
Go not to your doctor for every ail,
nor to your lawyer for every quarrel,
nor to your pitcher for every thirst.
–The Old Farmer's Almanac, 1802
Ever heard of “slow walking”? It may sound too good to be true, but simply walking slowly and consciously is good for your health. Not only does it burn a surprising number of calories and decrease joint stress, but also it adds an element of meditation and mental well-being to our lives.
Take a break and try one of these 10-minute workouts at home. A growing body of research suggests that sneaking in one or several 10-minute bouts of exercise can deliver impressive health and fitness benefits.