• Pilates: More for the Core?>

    Pilates: More for the Core

    by Berkeley Wellness

    This movement-based exercise technique was originally developed for dancers nearly a century ago. Pilates not only increases core strength and stability but also range of motion, flexibility, and muscle balance.

  • Slowing Down Muscle Loss?>

    Slowing Down Muscle Loss

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Most of us lose muscle (and strength) as we age—about 30 percent between age 50 and 70. But it's not inevitable. Take some smart steps to maintain your muscles.

  • Small Activities Pay Off ?>

    Small Activities Pay Off

    by Berkeley Wellness

    In recent years research has shown that short bouts of exercise, even 10 minutes long, may have a surprisingly beneficial effect. Here's the secret to reaping fitness rewards more easily.