5 Yoga Exercises To Strengthen Impingement Shoulder & Rotator Cuff

Shoulder impingement happens when lifting your arm overhead causes your shoulder blades to rub against the muscles of your rotary cuff. These four muscles — the supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor and subscapularis — control the ability to rotate your arms and lift them overhead. Shoulder impingement is generally caused by repetitive use of your arms

By |2019-05-16T12:40:05+00:00May 16th, 2019|Categories: Yoga|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

4 Fun Side Plank Variations For A Stronger Core

Vasisthasana (side plank pose) has long been one of my favourite asanas to practice. It’s a wonderful preparation for more challenging arm balances, and as a vinyasa yogi, I love its versatility when used for transitions. Below are some side plank variations that you can incorporate into practice and yoga classes. Let’s review the more

By |2019-05-03T12:53:53+00:00May 3rd, 2019|Categories: Abdominals Exercises, Yoga|Tags: , , , , , , |

9 Ways to Stretch Your Hip Flexors For A Great Warm Up And Workout

When it comes to longevity in the weight room and on the field, not getting hurt is key. And while it's mostly anecdotal evidence, the athletes and clients of mine who perform dedicated stretches – especially the hip flexor stretch – prior to training and competition tend to not get hurt. Sure, we know that

By |2019-04-23T10:53:18+00:00April 23rd, 2019|Categories: Lower Body Exercises, Yoga|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

8 Yoga Poses To Strengthen Your Lower Back & Abs In Only 10 Minutes Per Day

The lower back is a sensitive spot for many people. While there can be a ton of causes of lower back pain, a weak core and poor posture from sitting all day (and consequently shortening the hip muscles that then pull on the lower back) are two really common contributing factors to lower back aches and discomfort. It's always

By |2019-04-08T14:30:40+00:00April 8th, 2019|Categories: Yoga|Tags: , , , , , , |

6 Stretching Exercises to Help Reduce And Relieve Lower Back Pain

Lower Back Pain (LBP) affects most people at some point in their lives. In a majority of cases, LBP can be significantly reduced or completely relieved with Pilates. The combination of deep abdominal strengthening, postural awareness, and release and stretching exercises makes Pilates extremely effective in the prevention and treatment of LBP. The Neutral Spine

By |2019-03-14T19:19:39+00:00March 14th, 2019|Categories: Health Tips, Yoga|Tags: , , , , , , |

8 Powerful And Effective Yoga Poses For Perfectly Shaped Arms In 1 Workout

Use these powerful and effective yoga poses for your arm workouts. These 8 poses will sculpt, define, tone, and strengthen your entire upper body and core. We developed a quick yoga sequence that targets the upper body. This effective flow will fine-tune your alignment while strengthen and toning your arms, shoulders and back. You’ll also

By |2019-02-26T16:11:47+00:00February 26th, 2019|Categories: Arms Exercises, Yoga|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

How To Workout With Sciatica Using These 8 Relaxing Yoga Poses That Offer Relief

Are you dealing with shooting pains or numbness from sciatica? Discomfort is caused when the sciatic nerve (which runs from the lower spine down the back of each leg) gets pinched. It can be caused by an injury such as a slipped disk or pelvic fracture, pregnancy, or tight muscles in the lower back, hips,

By |2019-01-27T13:58:15+00:00January 27th, 2019|Categories: Health Tips, Workout Routine, Yoga|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Try These 6 Restorative Poses From The Comfort Of Your Bed To Assist A Refreshing Vibrant Sleep And Body

Next time you need some support surrendering to sleep, grab some pillows and try this sequence of pre-slumber asanas between the sheets. Unless you are secretly a superhero, your body requires sleep. But very often when bedtime comes at the end of a busy day, it’s hard to allow the body and mind to slow down.

By |2019-01-23T16:31:26+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Categories: Yoga|Tags: , , , , , |

The Secret To A Flatter Belly Is All In This Easy Bodyweight Workout

Imagine if your belly always looked as good as it does when you turn sideways in the mirror and suck it in. Ab exercises can help, but 5—or even 50—minutes of crunches won't do any good if you're letting it all hang out for the remaining 23 hours of the day. (Got 10 minutes? Then

By |2018-12-27T14:15:33+00:00December 27th, 2018|Categories: Abdominals Exercises, Yoga|Tags: , , , , , , , |

10-Minute Yoga Routine After Every Workout To Get Crazy Flexible

Yoga gives your muscles a chance to relax and lengthen after they've been contracting throughout your workout, which should help you maintain range of motion even after intense exercise. It also helps lower your heart rate, so you can enter recovery mode faster. In other words, you'll be in better shape to max out your

By |2018-12-02T19:05:27+00:00December 2nd, 2018|Categories: Yoga|Tags: , , , , , , , |