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Bird Dog Exercise Basics And Benefits: Strengthen Your Spine And Core Muscles
The bird dog exercise helps strengthen core muscles and stabilize the spine, particularly the lumbar region that supports most of the body. It also improves posture control, aligns the spine, reduces lower back pain, and strengthens the shoulder muscles. It can be performed by most healthy individuals while several challenging variations can help athletes and active sportspeople.
8 Simple Yoga Stretches To Heal Sore Muscles
Yoga is a great tool to help stretch different muscle groups and relax the body in preparation for, or after, a workout. Hand to feet pose helps stretch the spine while palm tree pose is good for the shoulder muscles. Upward- and downward-facing dog poses are good for stretching the entire body. The butterfly pose helps relax the pelvic muscles and the groin, while the divine dancer pose works on the quadriceps. When using yoga for stretching, remember to consciously relax each muscle group and breathe easy.
Seven Surprising Hot Dog Facts You Probably Didn’t Know
Hot dogs are incredibly satisfyingly foods. They’re cheap, simple, readily available, and are absolutely delicious. Hot dogs, although an American favorite, surprisingly has some...
6 Yoga Poses To Release Stiff Calf Muscles
Calf muscles are usually invisible to most people because you rarely notice them until they hurt or become too stiff. If you're someone who spends...
Top 6 Yoga Poses For Cyclists
If you love cycling, it’s good to add some yoga stretches to your pre and post-biking routine. Yoga alleviates sore muscles, strain, or tension...
The Best Yoga Poses For Liver Health
Yoga is known for stimulating vital organs of your body. It holds true even for the liver, one of the largest organs of your...
Things That Every Pup Parent Must Have
Getting a new pup home is a big decision. And one of the most rewarding ones you’ll ever make. But before you bring your...
Going Green With Your Dog’s Food
Deciding to give your dog homemade food is a big step in reducing your carbon foot-print and going green. Here’s a quick read-through to...
Doggie Duty: 9 Rules Every Dog Owner Should Follow
Keep your dog leashed every time you step out. When you meet other dogs, watch your dog's body language and keep the greeting short. Make your dog uses up some of his energy before entering a doggie park. Once there, ask other owners if it's okay for your dog to greet theirs. Always take responsibility for your pet's misdeeds and always clean up his mess.
What Should I Do If My Dog Eats Chocolate?
All pet-parents know that chocolate is poisonous for dogs. And we take all the care in the world to keep anything even remotely chocolatey,...
13 Longest-Living Dog Breeds To Welcome Into Your Life
If you want to add some drama into your life with a long-living dog, get a chihuahua. Your entertainment is guaranteed for nearly 20 years. You could also get an even-tempered Yorkshire terrier, who lives just as long. The Maltese, pug, Lhasa Apso, beagle, toy poodle, miniature schnauzer, and dachshund all live for 12–15 years and are playful dogs.
4 Reasons Your Pooch Is Running Away And How To Keep Him At Home
Is your Fido an escape artist? And do you find that you can’t trust him with even the smallest hole in the fence or...
4 Ways To Make Your Yoga Practice More Creative With Props
If you're a yoga beginner or have tried a yoga session just for fun, you know that transitioning into different poses and maintaining your...
6 Common Dog Care Mistakes You May Be Making
If you aren't watching your dog's weight and giving him enough physical exercise, take note. While the lack of exercise can cause obesity and behavior issues, obesity can, in turn, reduce his life span by 10 months. Aggression or behavior issues also crop up if you don't socialize him enough. Don't punish your dog. It makes him nervous and confused. Instead, give treats. And take him to the vet every year.
3 Ways On How You Can Help Your Dog And Its Health
Ayurveda, the ancient holistic healing system, can bring about a positive difference in your life and affect your dog's well-being the same way! Besides helping you achieve a balance in your life, adopting an Ayurvedic approach can help your canine companion find the right balance and help create as well as sustain their health and overall wellness.