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Your Monday #7: Tightrope Walking

A 3-minute exercise to strengthen and train the muscles you use to stay on your feet. A dynamic balance exercise. It's not as goofy or easy as it looks. A little like tightrope-walking. No rope, no net. You can do it right on the floor.
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Walking and Eating Up in Lisbon

Great hills. Great food. Five hours. Ten miles. 2,000 calories burned. Medieval castles and convents. Peacocks, parrots and swans. Hand-painted ceramic tiles covering entire building facades. A city that's as beautiful and delicious as it is hilly.
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Tasty, Easy Ways to Lower Blood Pressure

If you have high blood pressure, you've probably been told to reduce or eliminate your salt consumption. And to exercise regularly. If you're not so good at either one of these, here's a near-zero-sodium salt substitute and some exercise news you might like to know about.
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Your Monday #6: Cross Your Legs

Let's start the week loose. Comfortable. Flexible. Because flexible muscles make everything easier and less tiring. Today's Way'll relax and stretch your neck, shoulders, back and hips. Make them feel and function better.
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Hiking Hong Kong’s Dragon Back

Chinese New Year and surf's up down at Big Wave Bay. Hike the Dragon's Back Trail to Shek O Peak and wind your Way back down to the beach. Let's celebrate the new Year of the Dragon like mountain goats. Happy New Year.
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Your Monday #5: Flex your ‘ceps

Like all first-Mondays-of-the-month, today's comes with a simple, gentle one-minute Way to improve your health. Get up! C'mon, you can read standing up. By the time you finish reading this Way, you're done with the first rep of today's healthy exercise.
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The Skate That Ate Ottawa

Skate right into town on the Rideau Canal. Hot chocolate and snacks all along the Way. Then put on your shoes: 100 miles of foot and bike paths line the rivers and canals. With dozens of restaurants along the Way. Either Way, burn more calories than you consume on your Winterlude Way.
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Your Monday #4: Keep it up

Your strength. Good news: all you need is frequent exercise to maintain muscle strength and mass. At any age. Like all fourth-Mondays-of-the-month this year, today comes with a simple, three-minute Way to increase your strength.
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Cool or Chill in Quebec City

If it's Way too hot where you are, come here to cool down. And if your winters aren't cold enough for you, Quebec City'll give you a good chill during Winter Carnival. All year, it's a beautiful and beyond-charming old town, like a small French city that landed in North America.
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Your Monday #3: Remain Vertical

Like all third-Mondays-of-the-month this year, it comes with a simple, gentle three-minute Way to improve your balance. You'll feel it in all those small muscles in the foot and ankle that need to be strong, flexible and conditioned to react and adjust instantly.
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