yoga

I'm currently training for a half-marathon, and I'm grateful to have a yoga practice to mend my body after my long runs. Here are some poses that help my sore body.
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.
There is a misconception that athletes want a challenging and power-based yoga practice. I always ask my athletes what they need and it is always a unanimous response of stretching and meditation.
Looking for gifts for the yogi in your life? Here are some great suggestions from long-time yoga practitioner and RYT 500 Certified Yoga Therapist Mindith Rahmat.
There is nothing wrong with a pre-Thanksgiving meal workout. Maybe this year it can have an intention of gratitude.
My Facebook wall has lit up with criticism over lululemon athletica's founder Chip Wilson's comments about the company's trademark luon pants not being suitable for every size and shape.
Read how these inspirational men and women conquer the adversity in their lives through their sports.
A lot of people have wrist pain during yoga or lifting. This pain can impact a your ability to complete a workout. Here are three poses to stretch achy wrists, as well as tips for safety.
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.
My hamstrings and I have had a long and troubled relationship. Here’s what I’ve discovered on the road to functional hamstrings, along with a video of my very favorite hamstrings lengthening stretch.
Sometimes life has us feel stressed and unbalanced. This leads to issues of anxiety and a lack of sleep. Try this simple exercise that only takes a couple minutes, and will balance your mood and mind.
This sequence was designed to wake up the body from a night's rest by warming up the major muscles and joints, which makes it an excellent tool to warm up for lifting or yoga.
This week's session focused on overhead mobility, which I find is one of the toughest positions for strength athletes to achieve.
When a teacher says “take a vinyasa,” they mean a specific sequence of movements, and if it is not performed properly, over time you are at risk of injury to the rotator cuff or lower back.
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.
Turns out we're kinda like oranges. Here's some info about fascia and how you can use it to maximize not just your performance, but also just your ability to feel good in your body.
Here are some tips to help learn external rotation and mobilize key parts of the body required for the front rack position.