| Jul 19, 2010
Foam blocks are great tools for practicing yoga poses. Use them to develop more flexibility in your hamstrings while eliminating pressure on your lower back.
Foam blocks are great tools for practicing yoga poses. Use them to develop more flexibility in...
| Aug 9, 2010
Release tension in your neck and shoulders with this terrific stretch. Do it after lifting weights or after sitting in front of a computer all day. You can sit in a chair, on the floor or, if you're one of those people with sensitive knees and tight...
| Jun 10, 2010
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My eyes are dizzy from rolling them. My neck is clicking from turning it right while inhaling, left while exhaling.
My hands hold an invisible earth, my mind's trying to fill with divine goodness and my crown – which I didn't know existed 20...
| Sep 5, 2011
If your exercise program consists of abdominal curls and push-ups, remember to include this yoga pose at the end of your routine. It will help to stretch your hips, abdominals and chest muscles while strengthening your upper back and arms. If you are...
| Apr 4, 2011
This seated spiral twist will strengthen and stretch your spine, but a common mistake is to round your back, which causes your chest to cave in. If this happens to you, try elevating your hips on a yoga block. You will find it easier to sit up straight...
| Sep 26, 2011
Most of us are familiar with forward or backward stretches, but keep in mind that your spine also needs to stretch to the sides. Practice the first variation of this yoga pose, then move on to the more advanced version to deepen the intensity. Always...
| Sep 28, 2011
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| Oct 17, 2011
At the end of your workout routine it's important to stretch the hamstring muscles in the backs of your thighs. With this move, you'll get an extra stretch in your calves and your back as well. Using a pair of yoga blocks will make it easier to balance...
| May 2, 2011
After a workout, here's a great way to stretch your back and gluteal muscles. If you have sensitive knees and tight hips, sitting on a yoga block will raise you a few inches off the floor and make it easier to bend forward.
Sit upright on the floor or on...
| Jun 13, 2011
Build muscular endurance with yoga moves like this one, called "plank pose into chaturanga dandasana." Practiced correctly on a regular basis, you will strengthen your chest, shoulders and arms as well as your core muscles.
Begin in a straight-arm...
| Nov 22, 2010
If one side of your back feels a little tighter than the other, perform this stretch on a regular basis. It's a simple, excellent way to bring flexibility and balance to both sides of your torso.
Start by kneeling on a padded surface or mat. Position a...