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THIS Is The Perfect Yoga Routine For People Who Never Do Yoga

Runners, gym lovers, tennis players, we're looking at you.<p>Whether you're a new runner, total gym rat, or summer-only tennis fanatic, a yoga instructor can tell. That's because workouts that emphasize running, lifting, and swinging movements leave the telltale signs of tight hamstrings, quads, and …

Yoga

Yoga for Great Abs

Eight yoga moves to tighten your torso

Workouts

Action Hero Hot-Body Yoga

Build a slim, trim body like screen siren Kate Beckinsale with these muscle-sculpting mat moves<p>Strange as it sounds, Kate Beckinsale prepares for the physically demanding job of playing futuristic fighters and werewolf hunters with a yoga-based routine.<p>She also practices qigong, a discipline …

Yoga

Yoga Workout: Pump Up Your Yoga Practice

Looking for a new yoga routine? Try this workout, which combines strength training and yoga poses<p>The fitness world may have stumbled upon its new power couple: Yoga and weight lifting are emerging as complementary—not conflicting—practices.<p>This routine, created by New York City yoga instructor …

Yoga

Yes-You-Can Yoga Poses

Master intimidating (and awe-inducing) advanced yoga poses with this step-by-step guide<p>Certain fitness feats—like finishing a 10-K in less than an hour or busting out 20 real-deal pushups—earn you instant respect. In yoga, holding a handstand (without the help of a wall) or bending your body in …

Yoga

Lose Weight: Fat Burning Yoga Workout

Lose belly fat with these fat burning yoga exercises<p>You contort into all kinds of wacky positions wriggling into those skinny jeans. Bend and twist on a regular basis and that might not be necessary. An active sequence of yoga flows — a form called vinyasa—burns more than 450 calories an hour, …

Yoga

Have You Tried AcroYoga?

Here’s what you need to know about the newest yoga craze<p>Tired of your same-old Vinyasa? It might be time to mix up your yoga routine. A new kind of partner-based practice called AcroYoga is trending right now. The restorative yoga practice combines yoga and acrobatics, using gravity and your own …

Yoga

The Workout That Improves Your Sex Life

Find out how doing downward facing dog may help put—and keep—you in the mood<p>You already know that yoga can tone your body and de-stress your mind, but as it turns out, practicing yoga regularly may also boost your libido, according to a new study published in the <i>Journal of Sexual Medicine.</i>In the …

High Blood Pressure

Is Hot Yoga Safe?

Read this before your next sweaty session<p>If your opinion of hot yoga involves hundreds of spandex-clad yogis pushing and twisting their bodies to the point of heat exhaustion and dehydration in some sort of mystical sweat lodge somewhere, you aren’t alone. Hot yoga, usually practiced in a room …

Yoga

6 Ways to Improve Your Yoga Practice

Feeling more like a distracted dog than a downward-facing dog? These tips from yoga instructor Drisana Carey will help keep you in the moment next time you hit the mat<p>For many people, it’s hard to imagine finding peace in your local yoga studio—much less in the middle of a bustling metropolis. But …

Yoga

How Yoga Can Help You On the Job

A certain kind of yoga may boost your brainpower, according to a new study. Discover the sequence that can help you get ahead.<p>Every time you speak up in front of your boss, your mind zeros in on all the ways you might mess up. Sound familiar? There’s a simple way to keep your cool: Practicing 20 …

Yoga

4 Yoga Moves for a Better Butt

These poses are the fastest way to a backside that will make everyone jealous<p>There are some seriously cute yoga pants out there that can take you from mat to cocktails, but here's the catch: They're all pretty tight. The good news is that you don't need to hit up Google for the best butt workout …

Yoga

The 10 Most Popular Workout Songs

Music can keep you moving through the toughest workouts—if you listen to these songs<p>Ever wonder what other people listen to while they work out? Chances are, it’s the kind of music that makes you want to dance.<p>To discover the most popular songs to sweat to, Spotify assessed the 2.8 million workout …

Workouts

1 Soda = 50 Minutes Running

How much exercise would it take to burn off a soda? If health experts get their way, you’ll be reminded every time you reach for a can, according to a report by the Huffington Post UK.Researchers from Johns Hopkins University are calling for junk food packages—fizzy drinks included—to include …

Nutrition

5 Ways to Run-Proof Your Skin

While training for a long race can be hell on your body, it doesn’t have to be unpleasant for your skin. Fortunately, many of those not-so-hot skin conditions (Chafed underarms, anyone? Blistered toes?) can be treated—and in some cases, prevented—according to four-time marathoner Elizabeth Hale, …

Skin Care

5 Ways to Boost Your Endurance

If you’re exercise endurance is lacking, you may be at heightened risk of developing depression<p>Another reason to lace up your sneakers: Women who can last longer running on a treadmill are less likely to develop depression, according to a recent study published in the American Journal of …

Exercise

5 Natural Ways to Fill Up on Fiber

Curb hunger and feel satisfied all day with these fiber-rich recipes<p>If you typically pick up cereals, snack bars, or soy milk that have been enriched with fiber, hoping that these foods and beverages will help curb hunger and fend off frequent snacking, your efforts might not be helping your …

Nutrition

5 Ways to Eat More Kale

Kale is one of the healthiest foods you can eat. The leafy green is very low in calories (36 calories per cup) and is loaded with vitamins A, C, and K. It's also a good source of fiber and minerals such as manganese, magnesium, potassium, calcium, and iron.Problem is, kale isn't the sexiest veggie …

Nutrition

5 New Ways to Use Avocado

Avocados aren't just delicious—they're brimming with health benefits. For starters, they’re high in potassium (half an avocado contains 487 milligrams, more than you’ll find in a medium banana), which can help lower blood pressure. Their healthy fats (the monounsaturated kind) can help fight high …

Healthy Eating

SPI 103: Stop Being a Superhero. It’s Killing Your Business (and You)

I made two huge mistakes when I first started doing online business that I wish I could take back:<p>Not starting my email list sooner.<br>• Not utilizing …

Internet Marketing Strategy

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