relaxation

Get to know your vagus nerve. Create more joy. Be more energetic. All of this will optimize your fitness efforts and more.
Try this simple and effective breath practice to unplug from your daily responsibilities and concerns.
You could be the strongest person at the event, but if you can’t psych up and down, you might lose.
This year, I’m challenging myself (and you) to take the stress out of the holidays.
Learn about how Otto's amazing muscle control can be helpful in weight lifting and other sports.
I enjoy reading articles by the Breaking Muscle coaches about their perspective on the Games. From them, three common themes emerge.
Taking time to relax should be easy, but it's also easy to make excuses and skimp on your unwind time. Rodney Yee's new DVD is a great relaxation resource if you're fatigued from workouts or life.
Recently I had my first experience with restorative yoga. I don’t think I’ve ever tried an exercise class where my body was less challenged and my mind more challenged.
Reiki (pronounced ray-kee) is an amazing hands-on, spiritual form of relaxation and stress reduction that promotes healing, health and peace. But what can it do for you as an athlete?
This week an instructor asks how to help a client deal with stress. Willow gives us ideas on how first to identify the stress then tools for alleviating it.
Meditating can be done anywhere and just about anytime. I do it. It's nothing to be ashamed of. Read on and I'll share my tips on how to incorporate this habit into your daily life.
Meditation is a simple as it is misunderstood. This video talks about some of the fundamentals of meditation with insight into common problem areas. Enjoy!