The Benefits Of Pilates

Pilates is described by its creator Joseph Pilates as the ‘method for whole health’ and there are plenty of reasons to agree with this statement. This complete physical fitness system tests many areas of your fitness and is one of the most well rounded training tools out there. Keep reading to learn all about the […]

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Pilates Vs Yoga

Pilates and yoga are two excellent tools for developing multiple aspects of your health and fitness. They share many similarities but also have some important differences. This article will look at Pilates and yoga in detail, compare some of their key aspects and help you decide which one is best for you.   1 – […]

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What Is Pilates?

Pilates is a complete physical fitness system that was created by Joseph Pilates in the early 1900s. It aims to develop 6 key areas of your physical fitness which are known as the ‘Principles of Pilates’ and these are; breathing, concentration, control, center, flow and precision. This article will provide you with a detailed overview […]

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The 26 Bikram Yoga Asanas

Bikram Yoga is a relatively simple style of yoga, with each class involving the same 26 asanas (postures) being performed twice over a period of 90 minutes. This article will outline the benefits of each of the 26 Bikram Yoga asanas and provide you with a video demonstration for each one.   Asana 1 – […]

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Benefits of Bikram Yoga

Bikram yoga is performed in a room where the temperature can range from 35C to 45C. The main purpose for the heat is to warm up your muscles quickly. Although there are some controversies surrounding this form of yoga because of its intensity, we can’t deny the fact that it offers a multitude of benefits. […]

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The Long and Short of Stretching

Stretching Do you experience tight or tense muscles? Do you feel that even though you do your exercise at the gym, park, beach or home you still have these tight or tense muscles? You may not be devoting enough time to stretching. Stretching is as equally important as strengthening but how much attention do you pay […]

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Improve Your Flex Appeal Yoga Flow Series

Yoga Flow  Yoga Flow   Namaste        

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Best Stretches for Runners

Best Stretches for Runners Ask one runner and he’ll tell you that it’s important to stretch before running, ask another and she’ll tell you it’s better to stretch after you run, when your muscles are warmed up and more pliable. So, who’s right? Actually, they both are. It’s important to stretch before and after running […]

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What Types of Yoga are Best for You?

There are so many yoga studios around today, you can find dozens and sometimes hundreds in any decent sized city. There are also many different types of yoga. If you are considering studying yoga, it’s a good idea to look over your options and decide what type of yoga is best for you. Types of […]

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Yoga for Beginners – Class Etiquette

Yoga for Beginners Yoga is a unique experience and can be a great deal more than just an exercise program. It can be deeply fulfilling and some say, life changing, if you are willing to make the necessary effort. The following will help make getting started in a class setting easier for you. 1. Yoga […]

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