Yoga

I finally tried yoga with my girlfriend. It didn't go as planned.

I don’t think it’d make my old man proud, exactly, to know I signed up for my girlfriend’s hot yoga classes.<p>In my mind, Bikram yoga—as it’s known …

Bikram Yoga

This Instagram Shows The Dangers Of Wearing Too-Tight Shapewear

While many women endure the confines of stretchy shapewear, it can get out of hand, which is exactly what San Francisco-based model and body-positivity activist KhrystyAna found out.<p>According to <i>Self Magazine</i>, after a long day of wearing uncomfortably tight clothes and shapewear, KhrystyAna found …

Fashion

'No marathon tests me like Bikram Yoga' - Women's Running

Inhale. It’s 105 degrees Fahrenheit and I’m standing half naked next to total strangers under bright lights in front of a mirror. The trainer starts …

Bikram Yoga

Yoga for Swimmers: Mobility and Strength for an Efficient Butterfly

Yoga is one of the most efficient ways that you can develop both the mobility and strength needed to developing a stronger and faster butterfly... …

Swimming

Review: Endura SingleTrack Knee Pads

How did the Endura SingleTrack knee pads stack up in our Pads For Pedalling group test? Read the full review within<p>Brand:EnduraProduct:SingleTrack …

Mountains

Fit for 40: how an osteopathy course turned me into a crack addict

“It’s actually incredibly hard to kill someone this way,” said Duncan, grabbing my head and suddenly yanking it 45 degrees to the right – basically like he’s trying to kill me.<p>In a movie, I’d have dropped to the floor like a lead weight, profoundly dead. Shorn by the powerful hands of Duncan. But …

Alternative Medicine

This 5-Minute Yoga Flow Will Give You the Toned Arms You've Always Wanted

<i>Happy Wednesday! Welcome back to our Take 5 column, where we invite you to take a hump-day break with the week’s most revitalizing lifestyle stories.</i> …

Dolce & Gabbana

Everybody has an opinion on what yoga is for and no one’s got it right

They say Jesus could walk on water, and turn water into wine. Many have postulated that he was a yogi, with <i>siddha</i> powers. That he must have learned it in a Hindu or Buddhist monastery in India during his missing years. This yoga-of-power is very different from the popular, and sanitised, …

Spirituality

Tip: How to Unlock Your Tight Hip Flexors

Sit a lot? Here's how to loosen those tight hip flexors and feel better almost instantly.<p>If you sit all day you most likely have tight hip flexors. …

Workouts

3 Ways to Release Back Tension Using a Foam Roller

1/3 Chelsea Streifeneder<p>Thoracic Extension<p>Start on the ground with the roller under your mid-back, and cross your hands over your chest. Keeping your butt on the ground, extend back over the roller and try to touch your head to the ground behind you. If you have neck issues, feel free to hold your …

Exercise

11 Epic Fitness Retreats That Belong on Your 2017 Calendar

Day-to-day workouts are fun and all, but sometimes you need to couple that sweat session with a little extra culture, music and, uh, wine. That’s why fitness retreats and festivals exist—they’re all about balance, meeting like-minded people that turn into lifelong friends, and having a helluva good …

Fitness

Iyengar 101: The Ultimate Crunch to Enhance Your Practice

“Core work.” We hear the phrase often, and probably associate it with crunches or similar exercises. In Iyengar Yoga, we attempt to continuously …

Workouts

6 things nobody will tell you about trying yoga for the first time

Yoga classes come in all shapes and forms. Heated rooms, outdoor practice, spiritual guidance, and partner-acro are some of the many variations of …

Wellness

23 Classroom Yoga Photos That Will Inspire You to Stretch It Out

Classroom yoga can be a great way to calm down and focus … for grown-ups AND for kids. That’s why we love these photos of teachers and their students …

Beer yoga is popping up all over the world, combining asanas and alcohol

You can now combine one of your greatest vices with your greatest virtues thanks to a new fitness trend that is going global; beer yoga.<p>The concept is simple – you move through a series of yoga poses while enjoying a nice beer. As well as adding some weight to your practice, you’ll have the added …

A Head-to-Toe Approach to Back Tension

<b>If you’re struggling with tension or pain in your back, it’s more than a nuisance.</b> It affects your quality of movement from the ground up. Your …

Pain

You may be getting older, but you can still do yoga

<b>By Vicky Hallett</strong, Special to The Washington Post</b>What do John Boehner, Bonnie Raitt and prisoners at Sing Sing have in common? Like 36 million …

Denver

Yoga tied to better quality of life with ulcerative colitis

(Reuters Health) - Weekly yoga sessions may be associated with a better quality of life for patients with ulcerative colitis, a chronic inflammatory bowel disease that can be exacerbated by stress, a small study suggests.<p>People with ulcerative colitis have inflammation in the lining of the large …

Medicine

Hernia: Symptoms And Treatment Of The Common Health Problem Explained

One in 10 will develop a hernia in their lifetime.<p>Professor Green has opened up about his health struggles on social media after undergoing surgery to fix an incisional hernia - where tissue pokes through a surgical wound in the abdomen that hasn’t fully healed.<p>Green, 33, whose real name is Stephen …

Medicine

This Beautiful Outdoor Wedding Will Make You Consider Saying "I Do" at a Winery

Kristen and Nick's love story began at a rooftop party in San Francisco. They met through a mutual friend and couldn't leave each other's sides that evening. They went out again the following week, and clearly, things went very well between the two.<p>The couple wanted their friends and family to be …

Digital Photography

An NHL Team Is Offering Its Fans Free Yoga To Cope With Playoff Stress

The Stanley Cup Playoffs are a stressful time. For players and fans, so much is on the line. Hockey players have dreamt of hoisting Lord Stanley’​s …

Ice Hockey

Coming off Achilles injury, Bowman returns to 49ers practice at full speed

SANTA CLARA – NaVorro Bowman, who sustained a season-ending torn Achilles in Week 4, has been a full participant as the 49ers return to the practice …

NFL

Workout: Daybreaker BLDR like a morning party

<i>Daybreaker, location varies, Boulder, daybreaker.com</i><p><b>Instructor:</b> I'm going to preface this by saying Daybreaker is more of an event then a class. Be …

Boulder

How to Do Pigeon Pose: Master This Stretch for Tight Hips

Pigeon pose is amazing for runners, cyclists or anyone with tight hips, but many people simply don't understand proper alignment and find all kinds of ways to compromise their knees.<p>Simple padding with a yoga block, pillow or rolled up towel and a few placement tweaks of the knees and ankles can …

Health

These Are the Hip Stretches Your Body Needs Stat

We sit for hours. At desks. In cars. On couches binge-watching new releases on Netflix. All this sitting makes for some seriously tight and achy hips, but we have an easy remedy: stretching, of course. To take care of this joint, you need to lengthen all the muscles around the hips and glutes. Here …

Workouts

15 Things Yogis Can’t Live Without

Sure, you have a yoga mat (you’re not doing your flow on a hard floor, right?), but if you really want to embrace your inner yogi, a mat is just the tip of the iceberg. We found more than a dozen irresistible products that all yoga lovers will be obsessed with. They range from the useful (yoga …

Shopping

6 Masturbation Positions That Prove You Don’t Need a Partner to Have a Good Time

In 2014, <i>BuzzFeed</i> conducted a survey that found an estimated at 87 percent of women indulge in masturbation. No big shocker, there — we kinda already …

The Fashion Secret of Stylish Men

Clothing retailers used to whisper about the stretch in their men’s clothing, out of fear of scaring away men.<p>This spring, the whisper is becoming a shout.<p>Men finally seem OK with fabrics with elasticity—a staple in women’s fashion for decades. Technology has made stretchy material less boingy and …

Clothing

The World’s Most Instagrammable Gyms

Whether you’re boxing, cycling or doing yoga, here are the spaces to inspire your workout (and your social media feed)<p>Your body may be a temple, but …

Fitness

Monet and Yoga - Meditating in Museums

The Fondation Beyeler in Basel is announcing its exhibition <b>on the Impressionist Claude Monet</b> as a <i>“festival of light and color”</i>. Clicking through the …

Meditation