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Depending on your body shape and genetic disposition, your body has a tendency to store more fat in certain areas. These areas are known...
A desk job increases your risk for poor posture. Fortunately, you can fix it with yoga. Start with a basic mountain pose to help you stand correctly. Positions like cobra pose, downward facing dog, and bridge pose will counteract hunching. To strengthen your core, do plank pose. It'll offer awesome support for your spine. However, if you have existing back problems, talk to your doctor first.
The moon has a significant influence on all life on Earth. According to yoga, especially Hatha yoga, your energies also rise and fall like the...
Yoga is perfect for boosting athletic performance and you can start by strengthening the muscles around the spine. The dolphin plank pose, bridge pose, and bow pose will give you a strong core. The supine spinal twist improves your range of motion. The garland pose and happy baby pose can reduce the risk of injury and protect the hips, knees, and ankles. The seated forward bend prevents tight hamstrings.
Looking to build upper body strength? Try arm balance yoga poses like the plank pose, side plank pose, four-limbed staff pose, and crow pose. To improve stability while doing them, spread your fingers, engage your core muscles, and split the poses up into parts and practice.
Adho Mukha Svanasana or downward facing dog pose strengthens the muscles of your arms, shoulders, and legs. Kumbhakasana or plank pose strengthens the muscles along the spine. Ardha Pincha Mayurasana or dolphin pose stretches your shoulders, feet, calves, and hamstrings. Utkatasana or chair pose benefits the spine, hips, and chest muscles. Vrkasana or tree pose strengthens legs. Chaturanga Dandasana or four-limbed staff pose develops core stability.
Before you get too excited, you should know that yoga can't stop your body from becoming old nor can it erase the wrinkles and...
We all want those sexy six pack abs, but doing just the crunches gets monotonous. Take your core training to an exciting next level with these seven moves: slider knee tucks, stir the pot, medicine ball side throw, cable crunch, Bosu ball side to side rock, TRX fallout, and lastly, the plank position.
Push-ups are body-weight exercises that specifically target the shoulders, triceps, and chest muscles. Maintain a good form while doing a push-up and keep a tab on your muscle mass gain. Don't get too comfortable with your routine. Keep challenging your body by combining variations like the weighted, one-hand, or plyometric (jumping) push-ups to avoid plateauing. Also eat a protein-rich diet for muscle repair and regrowth.
Boat Pose: Stretch your legs and arms straight out parallel. Straighten your knees, raising legs so toes are above eye level. Release the legs with an exhalation and sit upright on inhaling. High lunge twist, 1-Legged downward dog pose and plank pose also helps the process of digestion, relieve stress, depression, strengthens the arms and tones the abdomen.