Willow Ryan

Willow Ryan

 

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We go out from the old in celebration and into the new year contemplating what we want to do and who we want to be. Make a vision board (or as I like to call it, a “make sh#t happen” board).
A reader has asked me an insightful question on positions that could help lifters who focus on the powerlifts. Here is my reply and reasoning.
If you are an active person, then it's likely you've experienced trauma to your precious head and brain. Here's what you can do to heal symptoms from impact to your skull.
This is a sequence of four poses intended to strengthen your hamstrings and stretch your hip flexors. This is an especially useful sequence for runners.
Without fat and protein, we expire. These two nutrients are essential to our joints, organs, and brain function. So, chew on these yummy balls.
Upon blundering through the handstand straddle one day, I realized my approach was chaotic and unfocused. I was practicing consistently, but I was getting inconsistent results.
The best style of yoga for one person isn't the best for everyone. Willow offers advice on choosing a style of yoga that offers physical and mental challenges for your specific personality.
You're all about intensity, but sometimes, whether you want to admit it or not, you get tired, too. What do you do about it? Here are five ways to refuel and get back into the race!
As a yogi and a park ranger, I have become aware of the true meaning of self preservation and self defense. Drop the ignorance, not the weapons. Remain practical, vigilant, and peaceful!
This series of stretches relieves tension in the fingers, wrists, forearms, and elbows. Great for athletes, massage therapists, techies, bartenders, and people with carpal tunnel syndrome.
Like anybody, sometimes I get bored with my yoga practice. So in this particular sequence I shed more than my mental layers - the pants had to go, too!
The winter weather and lack of sunshine got you down? You can help fight the winter blues by detoxing and feeding your body properly. Here are some easy, nutrient-dense recipes to try.