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How to Repair your Camelbak Daypack

Don't throw away your daypack. Repair it instead. Learn how in this short two minute video.

Weekend Link Love – Edition 314

For everyone that’s been inquiring, this year’s annual 21-Day Challenge is postponed to January 1. Check back in 2015 to take part in the next challenge. I’ve got some fun stuff planned. Check out the trailer for a great new movie – Carb-Loaded: A Culture Dying to Eat. It comes out October 1 and features […]

MS Is Becoming a ‘Young Person’s Disease’

In a recent conversation with my dear friend (and fellow MS activist) Emma Rogan, we were discussing some of the employment programs she is heading up for the European Multiple Sclerosis Platform (EMSP). As it often does with good friends, our chat zigged and zagged through a number of rapids, eddies, and deep pools. One [...]

National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day (NHAAAD)

Today is the 7th annual observance of National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day (NHAAAD). This year’s theme reminds us that Aging is a part of life: HIV doesn’t have to be. To further the goals of reducing new cases of HIV among older people and supporting those who are living with HIV, we would like to...

This Crazy Zumba Ad Will Make You a Convert

last monthHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

Would you bust a move in a business meeting? At a mattress store? Probably not, but Zumba's energizing new video celebrates the fact that everyone deserves to dance out their feelings every once in a while. The dance-fitness companyShow More Summary

HERB: A robot that can unload a dishwasher and (sometimes) take apart an Oreo

2 months agoHealth : The Checkup

Siddhartha Srinivasa grew up in Madras (now Chennai), India, playing at the beach, reading science fiction and dreaming of one day building his own robot. At age 8, he programmed his dad’s computer to play chess. After studying math,...Show More Summary

4 Items Every Hiker Should Carry

Watch this two minute video showing four items all hikers should carry in their daypack.

Weekend Link Love – Edition 313

Paleo Lifestyle Magazine is running a fantastic giveaway. Enter the Ultimate Paleo Kitchen giveaway for your chance to win $300 worth of kitchen gear and cookbooks. Research of the Week A five minute walking break (2 MPH) undoes the harmful effect an hour of sitting has on your arterial function. That’s doable. A history of farming […]

How to Repair Sticky Rubber Soles

Has part of the sole of your shoe pulled away? Instead of throwing away your shoes, learn how to repair your shoe in this two minute video: Important Points: Clean sole before applying Shoe Goo Wait 48 hours before hiking in the shoe Do this procedure in a well ventilated room

My Kids' Back-to-School Night Prep Is Giving Me Chest Pains

Post by Liz Alterman. My children just returned to school last week. Normally I'd write something like, "Strike up the Hallelujah Chorus!" but from the moment they burst through the door at 3 p.m. on their first day, I've been inundated with information about their upcoming back-to-school nights. Show More Summary

Helm Creek to Black Tusk

2 months agoFitness / Hiking :

trip report by site editor Rick McCharles Whistler is a Canadian resort town in the southern Pacific Ranges of the Coast Mountains in the province of British Columbia, Canada, approximately 125 km (78 mi) north of Vancouver. …  Over two million people … Continue reading ?

Yoga Tune Up® | Recalibrating Your Driver Seat for a Pain-Free Commute

2 months agoFitness / Yoga : Yoganonymous

For many of us, summer is a time for adventure, travel, and road trips, but unless you have Fred Flintstone’s car, you end up sitting passively in your car for many hours. Car seats have evolved strangely since the early twentieth century- the … The post Yoga Tune Up® | Recalibrating Your Driver Seat for a Pain-Free Commute appeared first on YOGANONYMOUS.

Ice Bucket Challenge, Part 2: It’s for ALS and MS

You may remember that a couple of weeks ago I took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.  It was good fun for a good cause and, as I stated in the blog about it, could help MS research as well. In my video, I challenged the president of MS Ireland, the founders of Shift.MS, and the [...]

Rajio Taiso: Why You Should Start Doing Light Morning Workouts

In the early 1920s, MetLife Insurance sponsored daily 15 minute calisthenics programs to be broadcast over the radio to American audiences in an effort to make them healthier and fitter. It didn’t catch on here, but visiting Japanese officials loved the idea enough to bring it back to Japan. To commemorate the coronation of Emperor Hirohito […]

When Parents and the State Disagree Over a Child’s Medical Treatment

2 months agoHealth : Healthland

A British couple prevails after a long fight for access to alternative medical treatment for their son, but the debate over parent rights goes on

Johnny Depp + Kevin Smith Team Up for Yoga Super Heroes Movie: ‘Yoga Hosers’

2 months agoFitness / Yoga : Yoganonymous

Comic book movie yogis rejoice! Johnny Depp and Kevin Smith plan to team up for Yoga Hosers, a comic book movie, starring their daughters, Lily Rose Depp and Harley Quinn Smith, as well as an all-star cast. Hollywood Reporter said that … The post Johnny Depp + Kevin Smith Team Up for Yoga Super Heroes Movie: ‘Yoga Hosers’ appeared first on YOGANONYMOUS.

Lessons from the World’s Oldest Yoga Teacher, Tao Porchon Lynch

2 months agoFitness / Yoga : Yoganonymous

  Tao Porchon Lynch, 2012: through the lens and from the soul of Robert Sturman They say yoga keeps you healthy and young; the epitome of that adage is 96-year-old Tao Porchon Lynch. Lynch is the oldest known living yoga teacher … The post Lessons from the World’s Oldest Yoga Teacher, Tao Porchon Lynch appeared first on YOGANONYMOUS.

Slip and Fall Accidents: Why Medical Attention is so Important

No one ever starts their day thinking that they’ll suffer a serious injury before day’s end. Sadly, the fact that there are nearly 38 million injury-linked emergency room visits in America alone every year shows this belief is often folly. What many people don’t realize, though, is that a large portion of these injuries can [...]Show More Summary

Over 100 Pounds Lost: Things Just Keep Getting Better and Better

It’s Friday, everyone! And that means another Primal Blueprint Real Life Story from a Mark’s Daily Apple reader. If you have your own success story and would like to share it with me and the Mark’s Daily Apple community please contact me here. I’ll continue to publish these each Friday as long as they keep […]

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