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7 Great Yoga Poses For Recovery

Yoga is an excellent cross-training activity that promotes strength building, improves flexibility, and aids in recovery after a run.<p>Yoga is an excellent cross-training activity that promotes strength building, improves flexibility, and aids in recovery after a run. Here are seven yoga poses …

Yoga

Take Your Yoga Practice Away From Your Mat

Is your downward dog feeling a little dull? No one ever said you had to keep your yoga practice on your mat. Push the boundaries and get creative to bring a whole new perspective to your routine. With over 20 million Americans embracing the practice that brings all kinds of benefits -- from …

5 Yoga Poses to Tone Your Booty

Yoga doesn't just balance your body and mind, it also stretches and strengthens your muscles. Hold a pose long enough, and you'll start to feel the …

How to Squeeze Meditation into Your Busy Schedule

You want to start a meditation practice … but …<p>You have to be at the office early<br>• Your kids need to get to day-care<br>• You need to make breakfast—and …

Meditation

13 Things Mindful People Do Differently Every Day

It may have started as a trend among Silicon Valley tech companies, but mindfulness seems to be here to stay for all of us.<p>2014 has been called the "year of mindful living," and in the past several months, mindfulness has made headlines in seemingly every major print publication and news site. No …

Study Shows How Meditation Strongly Activates Parts Of Your Brain Associated With Stress Relief

A team of researchers from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, the University of Oslo, and the University of Sydney found that "nondirective" meditation, in which someone achieves a relaxed focus of attention by repeating a mantra or sound and lets his or her mind wander, is the …

9 Super-Charged CrossFit Moves & How To Nail Them

Here at R29, we like to think we're pretty brave when it comes to trying new workouts. SoulCycle? Been there. Parkour? Done that. We've even …

Workouts

How to Improve Your Ring Dips

Page: 1Next »<p>What exactly are ring dips and why should we do them? If you have struggled through a WOD like “Elizabeth” that involves lots of ring …

10 Minute Yoga WOD For Crossfitters | Fit Nation

Take your Crossfit workout to the next level by incorporating this 10 minute Yoga WOD into your weekly routine!<p>If you have ever done CrossFit, you …

Yoga

Why We Must Squat

Page: 1Next »<p>by Joe Hancuff<p>I don’t know how many times I’ve told non-CrossFitters and non-lifters this old adage:<p>Squat!!!<p>Squats are super important …

Workout of the day: Friday 140314

Complete as many reps as possible in 8 minutes of:<br>135-lb. deadlifts, 10 reps<br>15 box jumps, 24-inch<br>185-lb. deadlifts, 15 reps<br>15 box jumps, …

5 Exercises You Are Not Doing That Could Improve Your CrossFit

If you are an avid CrossFitter, you have heard this phrase before: “Constantly varied, functional movements performed at high intensities.” CrossFit …

The Fit Five: Bulk Up With Body Weight

Fitness enthusiasts around the world have always advocated for body-weight exercises, but to the beginner and even some seasoned lifters these …

Workouts

Why You Should Vary Your Back Squat Stance

The back squat is known by many to be the most universal strength training exercise. It is used by powerlifters, strongmen, weightlifters, athletes, …

Workouts

Action Tree Rope Climbing - Big Bear Lake, CA

If your able to get a time slot with a group of zipliners you can request the photographer to take a few photos of you in the trees as well! Make …

<i>Click on the rendering to see larger.</i><p>Swiss architect Peter Zumthor has revised his proposed design for new buildings at the Los Angeles County Museum …

Where to Eat, Drink and Watch the World Cup

There are plenty of L.A. bars and restaurants that will help you out, opening early, offering specials and staying open at odd times, and keeping the …