VIDEO: Yoga For Hikers? Prevent Injury With These Easy Stretches Before Your Hike.
Jun14

VIDEO: Yoga For Hikers? Prevent Injury With These Easy Stretches Before Your Hike.

Doing stretches before heading out for a hike is crucial if you want to avoid injury. After sitting around in an office all week, you might just head out without any thoughts about preparing your body for the strain it’ll be put under. You’ll want to use stretches for your quads, hips and hamstrings that will also help your lower back. This is where yoga comes in because these poses will give you all the stretches you need...

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Anxious Or Tense? This Drug-Free Method Will Give You Relief In The Same Time It Takes A Pill To Work.
May07

Anxious Or Tense? This Drug-Free Method Will Give You Relief In The Same Time It Takes A Pill To Work.

Do you have anxious feelings that crop up and sometimes turn into panic attacks? Does your body feel tensed up and you find it hard to relax? This simple 16-step method will help you to release the tension in your body and release the anxiety. Breathing is a crucial part of the process as you release the tension through your breath and you work through all the muscle groups. As you become comfortable with this method, you can start to...

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Does Crossfit & Yoga Mix? The Answer Might Surprise You
Mar19

Does Crossfit & Yoga Mix? The Answer Might Surprise You

Believe it or not, yoga is a great way for Crossfitters, athletes or people who work out a lot to help develop the mind-body connection. Warning: it also teaches your body to move in ways that you may not be accustomed to, increasing the chances of injuring yourself. To add yoga to your routine, it needs to be learned properly, considering the way you have built your body up to now. Don’t just jump in and start, you’ll...

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Movement: The Mind-Body Path To Fitness
Mar16

Movement: The Mind-Body Path To Fitness

Movement. This encompasses everything you do during the day – not just your workout. How you move your body. Whether you’re exercising or not, paying attention to how you move your body is what makes all the difference. Building the mind-body connection and being aware of how the body moves. Noticing that one small change in a movement can affect so many muscles in your body. Fitness is a result or by-product of all your...

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Researchers Confirm That Exercise Brightens Mood & Reduces Anxiety
Mar06

Researchers Confirm That Exercise Brightens Mood & Reduces Anxiety

Scientific research is catching up with something that a lot of us have already known. Exercise brightens your mood and improves response to stress. This article examines research that has been done to try and confirm this connection. The research on rats shows that exercise changes your brain. And rats, as you well know, they’re a lot like us. The more you exercise the better you feel and are able to cope with stresses that...

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Did You Know That Your Brain Gets A Workout When You Exercise?
Feb21

Did You Know That Your Brain Gets A Workout When You Exercise?

Here’s an interesting study examining how the brain responds to exercise. It looks like when you exercise, the brain gets a workout too. But you already felt that didn’t you? This is another indicator of the mind-body connection. Normally you would think about how the mind is used to engage and listen to the body except that this demonstrates the reverse effect of how engaging the body nourishes the brain. Food for thought...

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