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Yoga For Those Who Sit All Day

Sitting for longer duration on chair can lead to a whole slew of problems including back pain and reduced mobility. It is also associated with higher heart attack, metabolic syndrome, obesity and type 2 diabetes risk as well as earlier overall death. But for anyone with a desk job, sitting all day is hard to… Read More »

Restorative Yoga Benefits

Yoga is something very special, an amazing personal development art with a complex science built into it. It has a rich history of over 5000 years, formulated founded in India by “Siddhis”, or in simple terms, individuals who studied the body and the way it holistically functions. These alchemists and surgeons systematized asanas, pranayama and… Read More »

Yoga and meditation reduce chronic pain

A mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) course was found to benefit patients with chronic pain and depression, leading to significant improvement in participant perceptions of pain, mood and functional capacity, according to a study in the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. Most of the study respondents (89%) reported the program helped them find ways to… Read More »

Watch 420-Pound Strongman Brian Shaw Try Hot Yoga for the First Time

Four-time World’s Strongest Man Brian Shaw and his wife, Keri Shaw, love to take each other on when it comes to fitness challenges. They previously did a husband-versus-wife toilet paper challenge with different strength and speed circuits. The Shaws’ latest challenge will determine who is more flexible by doing a hot yoga class together. “I… Read More »