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Top Yoga Articles

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  • Good Form: A way to balance out your back

    Good Form: A way to balance out your back
    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...
  • Good Form: Block-supported yoga pose

    Good Form: Block-supported yoga pose
    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...
  • Good Form: An after-work stretch

    Good Form: An after-work stretch
    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...
  • Good Form: An aah twist to stretch the spine

    Good Form: An aah twist to stretch the spine
    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...
  • Good Form: A little more on the side

    Good Form: A little more on the side
    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...
  • Six steps to reduce stress

    Would you like to hear a story about my broken heart? It's a sad tale, but one with several important lessons that will help you decrease your stress levels, increase the peace and satisfaction you experience, and help you live a better life. Let me...
  • Good form: Finish your workout with a stretch

    Good form: Finish your workout with a stretch
    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...
  • 'The Amazing Race': I survived a Japanese game show

     
    Wasabi bombs. Starting line eliminations. Er, herding ducks. 'Amazing Race,' which kicked off its 15th iteration tonight, has already proven that it means business this season, with producers quickly cutting one team from the pack before the racers had...
  • The healing power of yoga for low back pain

     
    In some neighborhoods you can throw a rock and hit a yoga studio. In others, however, yoga classes are practically nonexistent, even though the practice has been shown in studies to have beneficial health effects. Researchers took yoga to racially......
  • Do yoga, have a baby -- maybe

     
    Today we got a pitch that began like this: "Brenda Strong, Mary Alice Young from Desperate Housewives, has created a new yoga method -- and it is getting women pregnant." All righty then. Reading further, we discovered that Strong, who......
  • Yoga and infertility, take two

     
    Last week we told you about a pitch we got for actress Brenda Strong's Yoga4Fertility program. The pitch began like this: "Brenda Strong, Mary Alice Young from Desperate Housewives, has created a new yoga method--and it is getting women pregnant."......