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Sanskrit vs. English I recently suggested to someone here that we should try to include the English names of the poses and not just Sanskrit. I want to explain my position on this (you are free to disagree). I have t ...
Jan 03 2008 9:56pm
Stephanie is unnecessarily trying to create controversy. If  you are learning/teaching Y ... more
May 25 2009 12:19pm
Uphill Running Strengthens Hip Muscles reports that based on a study conducted by a Japanese team, uphill running produced a much greater “activation and muscle torque of the muscle groups surrounding the hip joints, suc ...
Aug 12 2007 9:59am
Massage After a Hard Workout After a race, massages are a great way to get rid of all that 'junk' that accumulates in the muscles and loosen the knots that are starting to form. I'd like to get massages after all my hard workout ...
Jun 04 2007 2:16am
Stronger and Bendy-er thanks to yoga and pilates I'm a competitive long-distance runner with a pretty intense training schedule, and I firmly believe that my regular yoga practice (Bikram) has helped me stave off a few injuries and stay more loose, ...
Jun 04 2007 2:16am
When you focus on stabilization in the asanas, you will gain more core strength with yoga. ... more
Jun 15 2007 2:24pm
Hamstring Injuries & Stretching City Sports Magazine has a helpful diagram of the hamstrings which are in the back of the upper legs. They are attached to parts of the pelvis on top and just below the knee joint at their bottom. P ...
Jun 04 2007 2:16am
Improve your hamstring flexibility by using a rope! It's been shown in studies that individuals have a greater improvement in flexibility when they have somebody else stretching them. This is most likely due to the fact that most individuals probably ...
Jun 04 2007 2:16am
Hamstring Stretching Hi Everyone, I have really tight hamstrings that are resistant to several poses. Looking for some great stretchs to help with this. Thanks! Geri
Sep 06 2008 11:43pm
Low back pain? Probably tight hamstrings. When I was working in physical therapy, the number one issue that patients came in with was low back pain. With the amount of sitting we do as a society, our hamstrings are in a constant state of sho ...
Jun 04 2007 2:16am
Great advise.  People can't wait to promote core exercises as a solutions to back pain. ... more
May 19 2010 9:02am
Add Strength Training to Your Workout! Our Great, Great Grandmothers Strength Trained. Your great-great grandmother strength trained daily. Her household responsibilities included carrying wood into the home to keep the fires warm, gathering water from the spring or well in buckets, m ...
Feb 05 2008 10:14am
Strength Training During Marathon Training As runners, sometimes we tend to put so much focus on leg strength, we neglect to work the rest of our bodies. Even when training for a marathon, it’s important to add some resistance training a cou ...
Aug 31 2007 10:56am
A morning activity session may aid to energize as well as inspire you for the other parts ... more
May 28 2013 7:00am