Through dense forests of redwoods, live oaks, big-leaf maples, Douglas firs and madrones. You're in cool, green shade all the Way to the top. Then you're in golden grasses and California sun with magnificent views up and down the Valley.
Like all first-Mondays-of-the-month this year, today comes with a simple, gentle one-minute Way to improve your health. This one 'll have you on the edge of your chair. Press Play to see the Way.
When you're out walking. But not too easy. Turns out there's a Goldilocks "just right" speed range when you're walking to exercise. It's not too fast, not too slow. It's about 3 miles per hour. Here's why.
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, one-minute Way to increase your strength. This month: your entire upper body.
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.
A 2-minute exercise to strengthen the muscles you use to balance yourself and stay on your feet - while you stretch and strengthen your hamstrings. Pretty great for just two minutes.
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.
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 hamstrings. Make them feel and function better.
Could be an all-day 26-mile hike. Could be a 4-mile spin around the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square. Could walk a mile inside the Farmers Market or through 4,000 cypress trees to get to Heaven. Whichever way you turn, this is a delicious way to see the sights while you burn way more calories than you consume.
Like all first-Mondays-of-the-month, today comes with a simple, gentle one-minute Way to improve your health. C'mon, by the time you finish reading this Way, you'll probably finish today's healthy exercise.