“Maximum Results With Minimal Investment”. It sounds like a shady late night infomercial, but it’s actually the subtitle of a well publicized review article from the May-June issue of the American College of Sports… Read the rest
During these hot summer evenings, my wife and I love to bike around Beijing’s hutongs. On every street corner and in every park, generations of families, friends and neighbors dance en masse, sing along to a classic tune, and chat away… Read the rest
Winter’s chill is upon us already, and the months ahead can feel very long — but you can fight off the winter blues with a few health tips.
One major problem with Beijing’s winters is the dry air. Beijing’s extremely… Read the rest
I often lecture people on exercise, and I frequently mention how 150 minutes a week of “moderate” exercise can be just as healthy as 90 minutes of heavier exercise. But what’s the difference between light, moderate and … Read the rest
Here’s a very common expat question: is riding a bike in a city helping or harming your health? Fortunately, someone researched this exact question and now we can breathe with some relief, as the verdict is in: biking is beneficial.… Read the rest