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8 Yoga Poses To Relieve Constipation

Yoga can be used very efficiently to relieve constipation. Asanas such as pavanmuktasana (wind-releasing pose), natarajasana (lying-down body twist), sarvangasana (shoulder stand), halasana (plow pose), baddha konasana (butterfly pose), mayurasana (peacock pose), and ardha matsyendrasana (half spinal twist) all have proven benefits in relieving such digestive issues. Kapalbhati or skull cleansing also works on the abdominal muscles and assists in bowel movement.

5 Yoga Poses That Help Fight Allergies

With an increase in air pollution and the use of chemicals in our immediate environment, an increasing number of people are falling prey to...

Easy Stretches To Relieve Lower Back And Hip Pain

Lower back pain and hip pain can keep you from going about your day's activities. But, a few stretches can help relieve this pain. The double-knee torso rotation targets back, chest, hip, and outer thigh. Child's pose relieves tension in the lower back. Downward dog reduces spinal pain. Floor hip flexor stretch and chair twist improve mobility and flexibility in the hip and back respectively. Lastly, pelvic twist strengthens your hip and back.

7 Morning Workouts To Stay Energized All Day

Forget the caffeine. With the right morning workouts, you’ll have lasting energy without the crash. Aim for exercises that increase heart rate and blood flow. Classic options include jumping jacks, push-ups, and burpees. If you hate running, do running mountain climbers instead. Jump squats are great for cardio as well. To work your abs and break a sweat, do Russian twists and twist crunches. Start with 10 to 20 reps and increase reps over time.

Sitting At The Desk For Hours Together? Try These Yoga Stretches

There are some Yoga poses you can use to relieve stress in the back caused due to hours of sitting. The Pigeon pose helps stretch the back and hamstrings and also helps deal with sciatica. A full body stretch can loosen all the muscles that are bunched up with tension. The cat pose and Vakrasana help twist the spine in different directions while also relieving tension in the lower back. Finally, the tree pose relieves stress in the upper back and centers you.
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7 Deeply Relaxing Yoga Poses To Help You Sleep Better

After a long day, the body craves for nothing more than a good night's sleep. Sleep, which should be a natural part of our...

3 Tips On How To Find A Balance Within You This Autumn

This past week I heard whispers of Fall’s arrival and it made my heart smile. While my 3 year old played on the playground, I...
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5 Things That People With Chronic Illness Should Understand

Since our food habits and our lifestyles are getting unhealthier day by day, it has become almost impossible not to fall prey to various...
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7 Full-Body Dynamic Warm-Up Exercises That Prep You For Any Workout

Whether you're a professional athlete or an amateur at the gym, the one thing that you just cannot skip is a warm up routine...

7 Sneaky Ways To Add Water To Your Daily Routine

Water is an elixir of life that our bodies need to function properly. 70% of our bodies consist of only water and we need...

5 Simple Yoga Poses To Manage Psoriatic Arthritis

Stress can aggravate the symptoms of psoriatic arthritis. Yoga is a fantastic way to calm the mind while strengthening the body including t he muscles and joints. The asanas can be modified according to your comfort. Yoga poses like downward facing dog, warrior stance, spinal twist and reclining twist are the most beneficial. All it takes is just 15 minutes a day.
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Relieve Sciatica Pain With These 7 Easy Yoga Poses

If you hit the gym and lift heavy weights, have a child at home and have to bend over a lot, or have to...
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5 Yin Yoga Poses To Help Calm A Cluttered Mind

For those of you who're not familiar with Yin yoga, it is a slow-paced style of yoga with postures, or asanas, that are held...
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6 Yoga Poses Every Climber Should Include In Their Workout Routine

Climbing is a tough activity that requires every ounce of strength from your entire body and all the will you can muster, sometimes more....

The Best Core Exercises For 7 Major Sports

If you’re an athlete, do sport-specific exercises to strengthen your core. Swimmers can do alternating kicks, a move that mimics swimming. Basketball players should do medicine ball squats to improve their jumping ability. The ball can also be thrown to train for baseball or used in twists for football. If you’re a runner, do crossover crunches. Do a “chopping” version if you’re a tennis player. Lastly, scissor kicks can help soccer players boost leg strength.