Before you wade into the Falls, you'll have to stroll across Ke'e Beach. And then you have to walk along two miles of the legendary Kalalau Trail, hanging a couple hundred feet above the brilliant blue Pacific. Yes, it's tough hiking here on the Hawaiian island of Kaua'i.
Stretch and strengthen your core, back and leg muscles while you stand and twist. Strengthen your shoulder and chest muscles by squeezing this really big exercise ball between your hands. You use many, many muscles. Very time-efficient. Burns calories faster. Fun, too.
This Year of the Rabbit is your lucky year. Your second chance to make a healthy New Year Resolution to Be Better Outdoors. I can't think of a Better Way to celebrate the Chinese New Year than a Great Hike on the Great Wall. Even if it's just a great daydream while you take the sidewalk.
Another bouncy exercise. But not too bouncy. The Ball is unstable. It rolls. Unless you exert force to keep it in place. Which means you engage many large and small muscles. Very time-efficient. Comfy and fun. And it burns more calories.
Kauai's Nu'alolo Ridge Trail delivers a visual punch line that's more powerful than any other I've seen. Even now, on my tenth or twelfth visit, it still gets me. Doesn't take me by surprise, but it still takes me. To that place where you really can't think, you just sense.
Here's another Way to amuse yourself while you exercise. With a Stability Ball. It's unstable. It rolls. Unless you exert force to keep it in place. Which means you engage many large and small muscles. Very time-efficient. And it burns more calories.
Sometimes it's hard to believe your eyes. You get a few of those times on this six-mile hike in the Waimea Canyon on the Hawaiian island of Kaua'i. It's an exhilarating three- or four-hour walk through dense tropical foliage to wide-open views of the place called the Grand Canyon of the Pacific.
Better at exercising in the Living Room. Where it's convenient. And free. No equipment or Spandex required. No excuses. Burn 300 calories in 30 minutes.
Amaze yourself. Once a month. Outdoors. This is a great new habit to create. A monthly high that'll turn into a weekly high because it's so good you'll actually want to do it every day. Here's how to kickstart the habit.
Probably slept late this morning, huh? So this might be a good time to think about sleep. More than 75% of us think poor sleep causes health problems. More than 25% of us report being frequently too sleep-deprived to have sex. I think this calls for a resolution.