Tagged: benefits of yoga

10 Reasons Yoga is for EveryBODY

Those who practice yoga know that’s it’s great for strength, flexibility, and calms the mind. However, there are certain groups who are hesitant to try because of preconceived notions that they wouldn’t be able to or don’t see the value. We’re here to tell you that yoga is for everybody.

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Yoga for Athletes

Yoga is not just for slim girls in yoga pants anymore. More athletes, including professionals, are finding the benefits of yoga. If you think yoga is a waste of your precious time lifting weights or doing cardio, think again. Developing a steady practice can actually help you get stronger. You will learn to control your […]

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A Healthier You: Finding Wisdom in Winters

Wisdom Comes with Winters –Oscar Wilde The first time I came across this quote was in high school.  It was the topic of a college entrance essay to which I was applying.  I remember, clear as day, staring at the blank sheet of paper as if it was looking right back at me just asking […]

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10 Signs You Should Be Taking A Yoga Class

Are you working hard toward your goals, yet finding yourself stressed out with tight muscles, body aches, and having issues getting a good night’s rest? Those, and several other reasons are signs that you might benefit from taking a yoga class. Yoga is a great way to work on your flexibility and posture. It has […]

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Women’s Flexibility is NOT a Liability in Yoga

A recently published article in the New York Times “Women’s Flexibility is a Liability (in Yoga)” inspired me to write this post. The article discusses how women are at greater risk for hip joint damage because they tend to be more flexible, especially in the hips, than men. Some of the poses in yoga require hip positioning that moves beyond normal mechanical limits this factor paired with high flexibility increases the chance of injury. I believe it’s more a matter of taking basic safety precautions, the same that you would (or should) take when engaging in any other form of physical activity.

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How Cyclists Can Benefit From Yoga

Awhile ago I read a long article on yoga for cyclists I decided to rewrite my own version in a shorter format for this blog, as it very beneficial to our members who ride both in and outdoors. Hope you enjoy it!

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