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12 Yoga Poses to Stretch Your IT Band

You probably hear “my IT band is so tight” from people in the gym, or you may hear a yoga teacher or class instructor say, “this will work your IT band,” but what exactly is the IT band? What works it and what doesn’t? If it’s tight, how do you stretch it? We’re here...

Sun Salutation for Weight Loss: How Effective Is It?

Sun Salutations, or Surya Namaskars, are an integral part of most flow yoga classes, whether it’s Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Hatha, Power, or any variation of flow – and for good reason. A Sun Salutation sequence works every muscle in the body, providing a strengthening and...

Can’t Do Eagle Pose Arms? Here is What to Do

You are all too familiar of that part in class when your yoga teacher says, “Right arm under left arm, cross the arms, and interlace your fingers or press your palms together in a prayer. Find your eagle arms.” But what if you can’t find your eagle pose arms? What if...

Yoga 101

Can’t Do Eagle Pose Arms? Here is What to Do

You are all too familiar of that part in class when your yoga teacher says, “Right arm under left arm, cross the arms, and interlace your fingers or press your palms together in a prayer. Find your eagle arms.” But what if you can’t find your eagle pose arms? What if...

23 Yoga Phrases to Survive Your First Yoga Class

Yoga can feel like a foreign language – technically, many of the words are, since yoga was established in the Sanskrit language. But even the English yoga phrases seems foreign – “sun salutation” – am I saluting the sun? “Tuck the stomach in” – is my belly hanging...

What is the Hardest Type of Yoga?

While many people who have never practiced yoga before may think of it as “gentle stretching”, yogis know that other styles really get your heart rate up and make you sweat buckets. There definitely are challenging types of yoga, but which ones are classified as the...

Weight Loss

Sun Salutation for Weight Loss: How Effective Is It?

Sun Salutations, or Surya Namaskars, are an integral part of most flow yoga classes, whether it’s Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Hatha, Power, or any variation of flow – and for good reason. A Sun Salutation sequence works every muscle in the body, providing a strengthening and...

Weight Loss Yoga Workout for Beginners

I think more and more people are starting to become aware of how effective yoga is at helping you lose weight. Yes, it is an amazing practice for stress relief, improving flexibility, and releasing tension, but it can also most definitely make you work up a sweat and...

Intermittent Fasting Morning Workouts for Optimal Fat Loss

Remember being told that “breakfast is the most important meal of the day?” Well, consider tossing that out the window in favor of intermittent fasting instead – you will experience higher energy levels, increased immunity, and even weight loss. It’s not for everyone,...

Flexibility

12 Yoga Poses to Stretch Your IT Band

You probably hear “my IT band is so tight” from people in the gym, or you may hear a yoga teacher or class instructor say, “this will work your IT band,” but what exactly is the IT band? What works it and what doesn’t? If it’s tight, how do you stretch it? We’re here...

Can You Become Flexible in Your 30’s?

When we see 5-year-old gymnasts on TV showing off their middle splits we sometimes look at our own body and think: “That ship has sailed, I’ll just never be one of those flexible people.” Many people think there is no way of becoming flexible if you don’t start early...

How to Unlock Tight Hips: 4 Simple Poses

I’ve suffered from having tight hips throughout my life. Once, after a day-long out-of-state road trip, my right hip was so tight that my boyfriend had to cantilever me out of the car. Tight hips can happen to anyone, even yoga practitioners. Hips become tight due to...

Strength

No Energy to Workout in the Morning? Solution Here!

If you feel like you have no energy to workout in the morning, know that you definitely aren’t alone. Maybe you have set fitness goal for yourself and are excited to start your new routine of waking up for early morning workouts. While you may have the best...

How Long Does It Take to Tone Your Arms with Yoga?

One of the main things people looking into when getting in shape is how to tone their arms. Even with substantial weight loss, toned arms are a much desired trait, but yet seem so frustrating and difficult to get. But if you read on, you'll see that they are actually...

Yoga For Strength: Top 12 Yoga Poses for Strength Training

Have you ever seen – like, really, actually paid attention to – what yogis can do? From holding their own body weight in crazy contortions to performing push-ups (chaturangas) seemingly every few minutes throughout class, yoga’s strength is often totally underrated....