Tag Archives: Yoga

 

Pregnancy Yoga

Pregnancy doesn’t have to stop your yoga practice. In fact, yoga can be great for you and your child. Consider a recent article for the Huffington Post titled “Pregnancy Yoga Dos and Don’ts.” Jessica Pallay of the Huffington Post writes, “Whether you’ve got a serious yoga habit, or just picked it up once baby was […]

 

Side Bends, Core Strength, and Helping Athletes Bounce Back

Many athletes are embracing yoga as a way to prevent injury. The practice improves flexibility and strengthens muscles that might not get enough work in certain athletes’ respective sports. The Orion explores this in a recent article titled “Men’s basketball team incorporates yoga into practices.” According to the author of the article, quoting one of […]

 

Broga and Yoga in Breweries

The growing popularity of yoga can be seen in all of the unconventional places the practice is popping up. Consider a recent article for the Washington Times titled “Yoga classes for men, called ‘Broga,’ catching on.” According to the author of the article, “Most of the other men only had marginal experience with yoga too, […]

 

Yoga for Focus

The benefits of yoga are vast. One benefit that is particularly intriguing about the practice is its ability to help people focus. Consider a recent article for WBAY 2 titled “Packers’ tackle B.J. Raji Finds Focus in Yoga.” Kaitlin Sharkey of WBAY 2 writes, “Green Bay Packers tackle B.J. Raji has turned to alternative training […]

 

Purdue Basketball Team Embraces Yoga

Yoga offers numerous benefits for the body. Increasing numbers of sports teams are becoming aware of this fact and incorporating yoga practice into their training. Consider a recent article for the Indy Star titled “Purdue basketball players aid bodies, minds with yoga.” Nathain Baird of the Indy Star writes, “The senior guard — considered a […]

 

Yoga vs. the Traditional Gym Workout: A Debate with a False Premise

Traditional gym workout or yoga? This is a debate many people are having throughout the country. Conventional (some might consider old fashioned) wisdom would suggest incorporating a variety of different workouts to work different muscles and keep the body guessing. WNDU recently reported on a study pitting the two workouts against each other in an […]

 

Yoga as an Antioxidant?

According to a new study, there seems to be a direct link between yoga and many people appearing more youthful than their age would suggest. The Huffington Post reports on this in a recent article titled “Is Yoga the Next New ‘Antioxidant’?” Marlynn Wei of the Huffington Post writes, “The new study found that 12 […]