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5 Yoga Poses That Can Alleviate Your Sciatica

Do you suffer from painful hip, glute, or leg pain?  Have you had sciatica for months or years but never tried yoga?  These five poses will get at some of the common root causes of sciatica. 1.  Bridge pose.  Sciatica

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5 Fast and Healthy Dinner Recipes

Congrats, you have successfully navigated the grocery store aisles efficiently and avoided these 4 Unhealthy Grocery Store Mistakes.  You now have to put together dinner on the table quickly!  Check out these 5 Fast and Healthy Dinner Ideas for some inspiration: Photo:Peggy

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4 Unhealthy Mistakes You Are Making at the Grocery Store!

Your grocery shopping trip is going well, your cart is filled with fresh veggies and fruits, you’ve navigated the aisles efficiently and you’ve followed our tips for Grocery Shopping In A Hurry.  But more than likely you have fallen into

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4 Things You Must Do After Every Gym Workout

Photo: By English: Sgt. Russell Gilchrest, U.S. Army (www.defense.gov) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons 4 Things You Must Do After Every Gym Workout You’ve put in the hard work already, you’ve sweated it out and got some strength training in,

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Power Up with Pomegrante

Research has shown that the antioxidant content of pomegranate juice can reverse atherosclerosis, lowering one’s risk of heart disease.  Let’s take this one step further.  Instead of drinking a blood-sugar-spiking 8oz. glass of pomegranate juice, cut open the cheery red

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A Rainy Day Drink That Won’t Destroy the Results of Your Hard Work

  You’re relaxing at home on a rainy gray morning after a nice trail run, and you get that craving for a sweet, rich, comforting mug of hot chocolate.  But what do you do if you don’t eat sugar?  Make

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Squash is the New Pie!

October is almost here, bringing with it visions of fall colors, pumpkins, trick-or-treating, as well as the start of the months-long holiday party season!  It’s difficult to maintain willpower in the face of all the sweet-treats and unhealthy comfort foods

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Do You Like Vinyasa Flow, but Your Joints Are About to Blow: Warrior 2

  Warrior 2 is an interesting pose that involves the action of external rotation of the rear hip, even though the foot is angled towards the body.  It flows well with reverse warrior and side-angle pose, as the leg and

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Do You Like Vinyasa Flow, but Your Joints Are About to Blow: Chair Pose

One thing is for certain about chair pose, students have a definite preference for either keeping their feet together or standing with their feet hip width apart.  Both of these variations can be safe for our knees, but not if

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Do You Like Vinyasa Flow, but Your Joints Are About to Blow: Downward Facing Dog

  Once we’ve arrived in Downward Facing Dog, we can move right into the next pose, right?  Possibly, depending on the instructor’s sequence.  But when you consider how much time we spend either holding or flowing through downward dog, it’s

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