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3 Tips to Make Stretching Not Suck

Lets face it, most people know they should stretch but never do. Why? Although having enough time is a factor, the majority of people donít stretch becauseÖ stretching sucks! How did they come to that…

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How to Relieve Tight & Painful Muscles

Knots. Tension. Discomfort. Tight muscles are fun for no one. They can be responsible for headaches, injuries, and amplify feelings of stress. Day by day, as stretching and muscle health is neglected,…

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5 Reasons Yoga is Not Just for Hipsters

Yoga has become so incredibly fashionable nowadays that many people join in just to become a part of "the scene." But yoga is so much more than a class -- it is an experience, a mindset, a lifestyle. …

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The Energy To Change

The difference between healthy and unhealthy energy can be summarized as follows: Healthy energy is flowing, flexible, dynamic, balanced, soft, associated with positive feelings. Unhealthy energy is…

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Yoga Research: 5 Proven Facts that Make Yoga Awesome

How many times have you tried to tell your friends about the energy body but you just canít seem to convince itís real? How many times have said friends stopped talking to you altogether, or at the…

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Can You Hula-Hoop Your Way To A Healthy Body?

If you've ever attended an outdoor concert or music festival, you've probably seen them: women and girls (and some guys) twirling to the music with large, colorful hula-hoops. Aside from playing with …

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World’s Oldest Yoga Teacher at 91

She's in her nineties, but has the flexibility of a woman less than half her age. At 91, Bernice Bates is the world's oldest yoga teacher, according to the Guinness Book of World Records. Vid…

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To Stretch or Not to Stretch

Surprising to many, research has yielded mixed findings regarding the health benefits of stretching and increasing flexibility.† While there are questions regarding whether or not stretching increases…

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Plan B Parenting: 5 Tips for Dealing with the Unexpected

A friend of mine recently flew with her six-year-old son Ryan across the country to visit her mom. Grandma had been looking forward to their visit for weeks. Ryan was excited to spend time with Gr…

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Sauna Health Benefits & Tips

For many of us a visit to a sauna is considered a spa-like luxury to be enjoyed on rare occasions as a special treat.† However, as long demonstrated by Finnish culture, saunas can be a regular part of…

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