Ultramarathoner Kaci Lickteig

May 2, 2018 · Posted In: Fitness, Health, Omaha Magazine

There are runners. There are ultrarunners. And then there’s Kaci Lickteig. Nicknamed “the Pixie Ninja” by her friends, Lickteig has earned her place among the most competitive ultrarunners in the world. Ultrarunning is the sport […]

Punching Back Against Parkinson’s

March 20, 2018 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Fitness, Health

The up-tempo music pulsating from the rehabilitation wing at Life Care Center of Elkhorn doesn’t signal “party time” for physical therapists ending their shift; it signals the start of another Rock Steady Boxing session for […]

A Professor in Motion Stays in Motion

April 27, 2017 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Fitness, Health

The sun barely penetrated the narrows of the canyon. Kris Berg, Ph.D., scrambled over dusty red rock, carefully avoiding the steep cliffs that plunged down 50 yards on either side of him. History and geology […]

Half-Monkey Pose

August 26, 2016 · Posted In: FamilyGuide, Fitness, Health, Publications

Half Monkey pose stretches and strengthens the hamstrings, hips, lower back, and calves. It also tones the leg muscles and increases blood circulation in the hamstrings and hips. FamilyGuide Begin in downward-facing dog (by making an […]

Dolphin Pose

August 3, 2016 · Posted In: Family, Fitness, Health, HerFamily, Publications

Dolphin pose strengthens the arms and shoulders, tones the abdomen, stretches the hamstrings, and reverses blood flow. 1. Begin on hands and knees. Place your knees directly below your hips, and your wrists directly under […]

Doug Strain

June 23, 2016 · Posted In: Encounter, Fitness, Health, Publications

Nestled in the leafy upper levels of the Old Market Passageway, tucked in the conjoining rooms of a former yoga studio, you’ll find the cozy abode of Aether & Epsom, a massage therapy studio and […]

One-Legged Pigeon Pose

December 21, 2015 · Posted In: Fitness, Health, HerFamily, Publications

Editor’s note:  Rachel is on maternity leave, spending time with young Nova Joy.  While she is gone, we are happy to bring you this yoga pose by Lindsay Lee. I always joke with my students […]

Wide Angle Seated Forward Bend

November 3, 2015 · Posted In: Fitness, Health, HerFamily, Publications

The Wide Angle Seated Forward Bend stretches the hamstrings and inner thighs, tones and strengthens the spine, opens the hips, and stimulates the abdominal muscles, all while relaxing the mind. Sit upright and separate the […]

Triangle Pose

October 5, 2015 · Posted In: Fitness, Health, HerFamily, Publications, Uncategorized

The Triangle pose stretches and strengthens the thighs and ankles, stretches the hamstrings, hips, spine, and chest, relieves backache (especially during pregnancy—I’m photographed here as I entered my third trimester), and helps to keep stress […]

Half Camel

September 4, 2015 · Posted In: Family, Fitness, Health

This article appears in the Sept. 2015 issue of Her Family. The Half Camel stretches the front of the body, strengthens the back, stimulates abdomen and neck organs, and fights fatigue, anxiety, and backaches. Kneel […]


 
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