9 Yoga Stretches to Increase Flexibility And A Super Toned Body

I’m here to tell you that your inflexibility actually makes it easier to feel the stretch – which is what we are going for in yoga class! The fact that you’re not very flexible means you’re feeling the stretch much more quickly! It’s important to understand that in yoga, unlike many other athletic endeavours, the

By |2019-05-22T11:51:51+00:00May 22nd, 2019|Categories: Yoga|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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: , , , , , , , , , |

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: , , , , , , |

Warm Up and Cool Down For Total Body Healing Using a Foam Roller With 6 Exercises

Chances are you already know all about the benefits of foam rolling for your workouts. But if you just use a foam roller to rehab injured muscles, you’re not getting the most out of it. The foam roller may be one of the best training tools at your disposal. When you know how to foam roll

By |2019-04-04T15:18:33+00:00April 4th, 2019|Categories: Health Tips, Workout Routine|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: , , , , , |

5 Super Strength Exercises for Runners

Being a strong runner isn’t all about the miles you put in, strength matters too. And while many runners avoid strength training because they worry it will make them bulky and run slower, the reality is anything but. Strengthening exercises should be a big part of all runners’ training as they can help prevent bone loss while

By |2018-12-12T15:58:31+00:00December 12th, 2018|Categories: Workout Tips|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: , , , , , , , |

9 Benefits of Running That Make You Healthier Fitter And Insanely Sexy

Never been a fan of running? We're about to change your mind. Put one foot in front of the other and start chasing these awesome benefits of running. As simple as running may be, it certainly isn’t easy. Especially when you’re a beginner. You have to start where you are, not where you think you

By |2018-11-23T13:56:59+00:00November 23rd, 2018|Categories: Workout Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |