Health & Fitness

Fooling Yourself vs. Functional Fitness

November 28, 2022 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

When we're functionally fit, we're quicker and more agile in our daily functions. Functional fitness exercises train and develop your muscles to make it easier and safer to perform everyday activities, such as carrying groceries or playing a game of hide-and-seek with your… [Read more...]

Happy and Healthy Heart Insurance

November 20, 2022 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

The insurance company invites you to contact them for a quote. They don't list the prices of their various cardiac insurance policies because you'd be turned off on the spot. But at any rate, what are you getting for the high price of cardiac insurance? Can anyone insure you a healthy… [Read more...]

Keep on Walkin’

October 20, 2022 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

The worlds #1 fitness exercise, walking, does just as much for soul as it does for body. This is the only fitness activity that the whole family can participate in together, and it's the best relationship-enhancer there is. Walking is an activity that's joint-and-muscle friendly as well as… [Read more...]

Heal Yourself

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Suffering a severe stomach ache, Rabbi Shalom of Shatz made a rare visit to a physician. He asked the doctor to diagnose the source of the pain. "Doctor, I please tell me which internal organ is causing me pain. That's all I request. I don't need any treatments or medication." Today, we learn his… [Read more...]

Beware: The Expanding Succoth Waistline

October 6, 2022 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

Holiday to Shabbat to holiday, means heavy meals and tons of snacking on the way. Don't forget that a minute on the lips is a year on the hips, if you're not careful. That's why this post is so vital before the week-long holiday of… [Read more...]

Tips for a Safe and Healthy Yom Kippur Fast Day

October 2, 2022 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

Since Yom Kippur is a warm-weather 25-hour fast, it's a challenge. A person could be especially susceptible to headaches, extreme weakness, dehydration and hypoglycemia, when blood-sugar levels fall dangerously low. With a few preparations, the dangers can be avoided and the fast can be a… [Read more...]

First to Forgive

September 21, 2022 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

Forgiveness brings up some sticky questions: "How can I forgive someone who’s done me wrong when part of me doesn’t want to forgive?" When you don't forgive, the wound of whatever damage someone did to you festers, and turns into negativity that ruins your day, or even your… [Read more...]

An Introduction to Animal-Assisted Therapy

August 21, 2022 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

People think that a poodle is great for a pet and an Arabian horse is superb for a ride. Both are correct. But much more, they fantastic therapy animals. From the heartland of Israel, multi-talented psychotherapist and animal-breeder Esther Nava Aharony introduces us to animal-assisted… [Read more...]

“Got no Time” Workouts

August 8, 2022 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

If you feel that you can't even set aside 5 or 10 minutes a day for a quick exercise routine, try this alternative: fit physical activity into your day, burn a few calories and maintain muscle tone without setting aside anytime at all. Here's… [Read more...]

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