Yoga

Try These Stretches Even if You're Not a Flexible Person

If you’re inflexible, you might feel like there’s no point in trying to stretch. But without stretching, how will you ever get more flexible? A …

Exercise

The Best Exercise to Do If You Have Tight Hips

Loosening up your hips with wall squats is key to avoiding injuries<p>The squat is a basic fundamental movement, but it can be hard to perform one properly if you don't have good hip mobility. Not only are you at risk for injuries if you're not doing them correctly, but you're making the exercise …

Workouts

We tried Pilates for 8 weeks and this is how it changed our body

The benefits are far-reaching<p>Earlier this year, I twisted my ankle at the end of a particularly gruelling workout. The reason for my clumsy accident …

Exercise

Bikram Yoga: The Real Fountain of Youth

<i>Bikram Yoga enthusiasts have long espoused the practice as a cure-all. Now Western medicine is agreeing with them.</i><p>BY HEATHER QUINLAN<p>Last month I …

Bikram Yoga

6 Ways to Fine-Tune Your Yoga Practice as You Age

Yes, your yoga practice is inevitably going to change as you age, but whatever you do, don't give up, say internationally known yoga teachers Desiree …

Woman loses her sight after doing yoga while pregnant

A pregnant woman lost her vision after performing a downward pose during a prenatal yoga session.<p>Found to reduce the risk of developing anxiety and …

Pregnancy

Three Minutes to Elevate Your State

Do you have three minutes to elevate your state? If so, here are three tips that will uplift your mood right this moment.<p>One. Standing or sitting, …

Hip-Hop Mogul Russell Simmons Opens a Yoga Studio

The cofounder of Def Jam Recordings on Tantris, his new yoga studio, and his path to longevity.<p>Inside Tantris, the 8,000-square-foot studio on Sunset …

Master Class Giveaway: Win a year of online courses

We’re giving one lucky yogi an all-access pass to our NEW mentorship program. Whether you’re a teacher, passionate practitioner, or lifelong yoga …

8 Yoga Postures That Will Give You an Instant Detox

Been overdoing it a little? If your body could use some fine-tuning, you can do more than sip on detoxing green juice. Hop on your yoga mat, and do these eight poses designed to detox the body. You have your circulatory, digestive, and lymphatic systems to thank for getting rid of toxins and waste, …

What is hot yoga and is it right for you?

2 new studies find that hot yoga may help to reduce stress, anxiety and emotional eating.<p>One of the hot trends in the yoga world is a style that …

Hot Yoga

How This Pilates Instructor Is Helping Celebs Shed Major Pounds

Andrea Speir reveals how Jonah Hill and Kesha slimmed down with these moves.<p>Pilates is a workout that's focused on elongating, chiseling, and sculpting muscles. So it’s not usually the first thing that springs to mind when it comes to weight loss. But you should rethink this, says celebrity Pilates …

Workouts

Get to Know Your Hamstrings: Why Both Strength & Length Are Essential

When I was in my early 20s, I had a vigorous Ashtanga Yoga practice, and I loved that my hypermobile body could easily contort into even the most …

Addressing the Root of Your Knee Problems and DIY Tips to Alleviate Them

<b>Knee problems can stem from a load of factors.</b> If you have ruled out any significant trauma or degeneration, this post will make some strong …

Workouts

Basic Tips for Posing Female Models

My name is Mark Fitzgerald, and I’m a photographer based in Melbourne, Australia. In this post, I’ll be discussing basic model poses for female …

Portrait Photography

Restorative Yoga 101: 3 Tips for More Relaxing Breathing

In YJ's newest course, Restorative Yoga 101, Jillian Pransky, director of Restorative Therapeutic Yoga teacher training for YogaWorks and author of</i> …

Meditation

Why the Humble Ukulele Could Be Your New Yoga

There was a time when the word “ukulele” evoked images of goofy men in hula costumes joking around, kids plunking away on toy instruments or oddball …

Culture

The 14-Year-Old Yoga Mat I’ll Never Give Up

I took to my first yoga class 14 years ago. On my way out the door, I noticed the basket of mats for sale. In my memory it was an impulse buy: I’d …

This Instagram Boyfriend Tries, Hilariously Fails to Re-Create His Influencer GF's Pics

#Goals, if we're still saying that.<p>There are Insta husbands, and then there are Men Who Take Their Jobs as Picture-Takers of Their SO's for the Purpose of the Internet Very Seriously. Edward Lane, a journalist at <i>Men’s Health U.K.</i>, is the latter. In response to his girlfriend Amy Hopkinson’s …

Lifestyle

A Guide to Your Perfect Day in Chelsea

<i>Inspired by the history of one of Manhattan's best-loved neighborhoods, and the heritage of the businesses in it, we partnered with Chelsea Market to share a perfect day spent in Chelsea.</i><p>Chelsea—which happens to be in Food52 HQ’s own backyard—is one of the great neighborhoods of Manhattan. It spans …

New York City

Get Ready for Handstands: Wrist Prep

It's tempting to just kick up against the wall, but preparing your wrists will yield a much stronger and more stable position.read more

Sculpt Arms Faster With These 8 Push-Up Variations

If you want to strengthen your arms and build definition in your upper body and back, then drop and give me 20. Yep, I'm talking push-ups. Because …

Workouts

Baa-maste! Boulder Goes Wild For Goat Yoga

The yoga mats stretch out on the ground. The class is in downward facing dog. You can hear the faint crackles and chirps of nature in Colorado. And then a tiny goat jumps onto your back with a “baa.”<p>This is goat yoga, and it’s a big thing in Boulder County.<p>Goat yoga classes are typically held in a …

YogaWorks: Beyond The Numbers

YogaWorks is the latest health and fitness IPO, and it owns and operates 50 yoga studios throughout the country.<p>We take a look at our previous …

Business

9 everyday habits that could be damaging your posture

Long hours at a desk, slouching over laptops, lugging half our worldly belongings around in a handbag slung over one shoulder (the same one) time and …

Pain

Goat yoga: the new kid in town

Yoga has been growing in popularity in the US for years. But rather than a downward dog, a new trend has participants contending with a jumping goat.

Studio Saxe’s new boutique hotel and yoga studio get lost in tropical landscape of Costa Rica

<b>This new boutique hotel and yoga studio get lost in tropical landscape of Nosara, Costa Rica with fragmented volumes and flat timber roofs.</b> The …

Costa Rica

Posing in downward dog for dignity at North Wollongong

Lis Whie makes a yoga pose on North Wollongong beach. Picture: Sylvia Liber<p>View More Local Business<p>List Your Business Here<p>The Novotel deck is set be …

Australian News

Dallas Cowboys: Cowboys LT Tyron Smith returned to practice Monday, leaves DT Maliek Collins on his back | SportsDay

Cowboys LT Tyron Smith returned to practice Monday, leaves DT Maliek Collins on his back<p>This Story is About...<p>OXNARD, Calif. - Left tackle Tyron …

Dallas

The theory of energy chakras: How to balance your root chakra

The word chakra is often misused and misunderstood. Some people think of it as yogic mumbo-jumbo, others think of them as actual wheels inside the …