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Why Yoga Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Why Yoga.

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''I Tried Hot Yoga''

I’m not sure when it was that I first heard about hot yoga, but I just assumed that it was one of those passing exercise fads. Only…I kept hearing about it. My friends were raving about it. Then my sister became a convert and told me tha...  Read more

5 Fitness Feats that are Worth the Training

We all know how important goal setting is to reaching our dreams. From walking four times a week to eating more fruits and veggies, declaring your healthy intentions is an awesome way to make positive changes in your life. But if you’re lo...  Read more

6 Fitness Rules Meant to be Broken

We've already debunked some outdated diet rules, but what about fitness? Just as there is plenty of questionable diet and weight-loss advice going around, some exercise "rules" that people live by are downright misleading, misguided or...  Read more

How to Overcome Any Excuse Not to Exercise

Most people begin a new fitness program with great intentions and lots of motivation--only to find both waning within a few weeks. The realities of work, school, social and family demands overwhelm the desire to get fit, and exercise gets puts on the...  Read more

A Beginner's Guide to Yoga

Yoga, which comes from the Sanskrit yuj word meaning "union," originated in India more than 5,000 years ago. There are many forms of yoga, but in general, yoga focuses on breathing techniques (pranayama), postures (asanas), flexibility, and...  Read more

Types of Yoga - DDP yoga, Rodney Yee?
Updated 8/29/2014 4:46:12 PM

I like Rodney Yee's style of yoga but have not been able to find any similar instructors/videos. I know it's my lack of knowledge of yoga styles (though I've tried to educate myself, but I'm not dropping $$ on possibilities until I know what I'm get...  Read more

Why Can't I Do This?
Updated 8/30/2014 8:46:34 PM

Ok - the question should really be why "won't" I do this. I am 60 years old and have been dieting my whole life - I now weigh more then I ever have 233lbs on a 5'1 frame is not good. Luckily I have no health problems at this time (well not any rel...  Read more

Why are you here?
Updated 8/22/2014 10:05:38 AM

Really? What is your motivation for losing weight? Do you think about it daily? Do you have it written down and posted everywhere?...  Read more

Is Yoga Cardio or strength training?
Updated 8/25/2014 8:10:13 AM

I've been doing some yoga and, for me, it's a serious workout. As in I experience muscle soreness for 2-4 days after doing it so I'm wondering would it be considered cardio or strength training??...  Read more

Why can't you flag articles as a favorite?
Updated 9/2/2014 1:09:20 PM

When reading articles we used to could flag articles we really liked as a "favorite". That has been removed. I for one would like to be able to add more articles as favorites...  Read more

Do your yoga!

Working nights and getting home late, I sometimes find it hard to sleep. I've taken to putting my yoga mat out next to my bed before I go to work. When I get home, instead of sitting on the couch watching TV until I'm tired enough to sleep, I get in...  Read more

Lululemon Athletica Free Yoga

Lululemon Athletica stores have free yoga at their store go to their website to find a location and yoga schedule...  Read more

Yoga Lovers

If you love yoga, join us here....  Read more

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Yoga

September is National Yoga Month! Time to unroll our mats, loosen up and chill out.If you've never tried yoga, this is a great time to check out a class. Throughout the month, studios across the country are offering even more free classes than us...  Read more

19 Reasons Why You Need Yoga in Your Life

When I tell people that I practice and teach yoga, I hear one of two responses from those who've never tried it: "I always wanted to try yoga." "I could never do yoga because I can't (insert physical limitation here...  Read more

why yoga?

Yoga is not an easy exercise 'program', but it is an overall excellent health plan. While it develops strength and flexibility, it also promotes better balance, better digestion and elimination, relaxation, and mental accuity! Really!! And so do...  Read more

Why Yoga Works When Diets Often Fail

A Yoga Journal Article. It kind of hits the point I've had for a very long time about weightloss being 2/3's mental and spiritual/emotional. I hope you Enjoy. www.yogajournal.com/health/132...  Read more