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
I struggled with bouts of depression and anxiety in my teens and early 20s. It was in the middle one of those battles, during my junior year of college, that I discovered yoga. A friend saw a flier for an eight-week yoga session at the campus rec cen... Read more
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
We've already debunked some outdated diet rules, but what about fitness?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
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
I love running, it's challenging, and hard at some points, but it makes me feel great, and that's why I love it so much! I love a good challenge! I hate the treadmill, and love the outside, and that's where I run all the time. Rain, s... Read more
Hello, my name is Brooke. I'm about 70lbs over weight. I had backsurgery for two herniated disk. I'm doing ok. Being 43 does make it harder to lose and I don't really exercise. But this can and will happen!!! I'm not waiting on the New Year...Ti... Read more
So I'm supposed to see my immediate family for thanksgiving and I've gained 10 pounds or so since the last time I saw them despite the fact that I have barely lapsed on diet and exercise. I decided to step it up and try to lose that 10 pounds before... Read more
This is a question that just came to mind from what I've noticed in the past. There were some days when I didn't eat much and yet I had a lot of energy. Is that because nutrient were being pulled from my muscles?... Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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