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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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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Do You Like Vinyasa Flow, but Your Joints Are About to Blow? Upward Facing Dog

  It looks magnificent when the yoga journal models hold the pose with a lengthened spine, engaged core, and an eloquent upward gaze!  It can feel, however, like your low back is about to break, your neck is straining, and …

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Do You Like Vinyasa Flow, but Your Joints Are About to Blow?

One of the best aspects of a vinyasa flow class is also, oftentimes the most problematic, in terms of joint health and risk of injury.  It’s a magnificent experience to show up on your mat, tune-out, connect with your breath, …

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Sports Injury Prevention Tips

Sports Injury Prevention Tips Sandy Baird, D.C. Whether you prefer team sports like soccer, basketball, or rugby, or individual sports such as tennis, swimming, or racquetball, it’s crucial to your health and happiness to take preventative steps (swings, strokes, etc.) …

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Ease into Power Yoga

Ease into Power Yoga By Sandy Baird, DC Power yoga is an athletic, fast-paced, challenging class that is usually performed in a warm room.  The poses are linked together in a flowing manner, and the practitioner connects his or her …

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