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The Importance of Stretching
17 Apr 17

The Importance of Stretching


Stretching has been proven to have a vast array of benefits in everything from injury prevention, postural correction, and rehabilitation. Whatever the reason, incorporating stretching into your daily routine has numerous advantages. Everyone’s body is built differently. You may notice you are more flexible in some areas than the others (i.e. tight shoulders, but flexible…

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Yoga: A Great Way to Stretch
15 Aug 16

Yoga: A Great Way to Stretch


Switch up Your Stretching with Some Yoga There are many ways stretching can benefit the human body – and there are many activities we can include in our lives that count as stretching. Usually when we think of stretching, we think of basic moves such as back twists, triceps stretches or shoulder rolls. But yoga…

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Why Yoga Is So Good For You
30 Sep 13

Why Yoga Is So Good For You


With every passing year, yoga grows more and more in popularity. This ancient practice is one of today’s hottest exercise trends as it has the potential for not only improving our physical health, but enhancing our mental well- being too. The long, slow and deliberate stretches of yoga promote a sense of relaxation as well…

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Yoga and Back Pain
2 Jul 12

Yoga and Back Pain


Yoga may be good for more than just the mind. For chronic back pain sufferers, yoga and regular stretching can help to alleviate back pain as well as reduce dependency on strong pain medications. A study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine split chronic back pain suffers into three different treatment groups. The three…

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Yoga and Fibromyalgia
5 Mar 12

Yoga and Fibromyalgia


For sufferers of fibromyalgia, yoga may be highly beneficial. Yoga is one of the original forms of exercise and has been in practice for over 5,000 years.  Yoga and fibromyalgia are a great combination. The easy stretches strengthen; and relaxation techniques practiced in yoga can help improve your body, mind, and ability to sleep at…

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What Not To Wear: Yoga
30 Jan 12

What Not To Wear: Yoga


No shoes, no shirt, no service. Sounds simple, right? While there are no rules as to what you can and cannot wear to a yoga class at your local gym or yoga studio, there are some guidelines you should consider following. For your comfort, modesty and to get the most out of your workout, try…

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