mind body

A meditation can take place anywhere, at any time all that you need is yourself and your breath. Last week we discussed 5 common myths about a meditation practice.
A myriad of research that has demonstrated the positive effects of a meditation practice on stress, physical health, chronic pain, sleep, mood, concentration, and athletic performance.
Research in the field of human performance is once again finding the multitude of benefits of incorporating yoga into an overall health and fitness program.
New research is further confirming the positive effects of a meditative breathing practice.
A concept as basic as the hand we choose for eating, writing, making contact with our loved ones, is at the heart of extensive empirical research.
Burpees. The suck. Whatever you call them, if you have ever done them, this topic probably makes you a bit uneasy, perhaps because you fear we are going to encourage you to bang out 100.
Previous research has examined the dynamic relationship between coaches and athletes. New research analyzed the impact coaching behaviors and rapport on an athletes’ perceived levels of anxiety.
When we think about embarking on a fitness regime, we may not initially imagine that it could occupy us body, mind, and spirit. But it can.
Competition pervades our daily lives. We vie for employment, cheer on our kids in the spelling bee, and even try to beat out others for the best concert tickets.
Competition anxiety and stress can be detrimental to athletes in any sport. New research examined the practice of mindfulness meditation on pre-competition stress.
Shoulder injuries including rotator cuff problems frequently plague athletes in sports that require repetitive and overhead motions.
How many times over the years have we confidently and with great motivation established a New Year’s Resolution?
New research in the Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, examined the effect of the yogic breathing technique, Bhastrika Pranayama on lung function capacity in athletes.
Practitioners of yoga commonly describe feeling happier, less stressed, and more relaxed after a yoga class. Yoga teaches meditation and deep breathing techniques to focus the mind on the breath.
Alternative modalities for health and fitness are becoming more popular in practice and research today. What can learning to breath do for your health?
Acupuncture is one of the most frequently used therapies in complementary and alternative medicine today.
Substantial research is now being conducted to examine the health and medical benefits of practicing yoga, deep breathing, and meditation.