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Is Yoga Strength Training or Cardio?

When you think of the word “yoga”, what comes to mind? Do you imagine someone sitting peacefully with his or her eyes closed chanting in a seated position? Or do you picture a sweaty, cardiovascular, and challenging workout that engages every part of your body? Yoga...

Yoga for Runners: 10 Minute Post-Run Sequence (+Free PDF)

I've recently gotten back into running for plans to run my first half marathon. After practicing yoga for many years and now running again has made me realize how important yoga is for runners. Every single person who runs should be practicing yoga consistently in...

Can You Do Yoga Every Day?

I haven't seen this one friend for the past 5 months and when I finally met up with her I was amazed at her body transformation. She told me that the secret to her transformation was that she has been doing yoga everyday for the past 140 days. Which leads me to the...

Why is Chaturanga So Hard?

When I first started yoga, Chaturanga was by far the absolute hardest and most frustrating pose for me. I would collapse every time I attempted to descend and felt like I was just too weak to get it. I noticed a lot of other people struggled with this pose when they...

Feeling Tired After Yoga? Here’s Why & How to Fix It

When I first started yoga, I often found myself collapsing on the couch in exhaustion after evening class. Yoga seemed to be a fitness activity that anyone could do, so why did it make me so tired? Here’s what I’ve discovered with research and personal experience. Why...

Should I Do Yoga Before or After Cardio?

As someone who enjoys a rigorous sweat in many forms of exercise, I also appreciate the flexibility of mind and body that results from a regular yoga practice and understand how yoga supports a well-rounded exercise routine. My only question is, if I’m practicing...