Have you ever wondered how hot yoga works when it comes to temperature and humidity? As in, is there a method to the madness or does the hot yoga instructor simply hike up the temperature until it’s hot enough to encourage some serious sweat? While these are valid questions, you should know that there is a reason for the specific temperatures and levels of humidity that come along with hot yoga. And, in fact, the hot yoga temperature and humidity work together to increase the effectiveness of your workout by allowing you to sink deeper into positions and decrease the risk of injury. We put together this hot yoga temperature and humidity guide so you can understand how it all works.
So, you went out and overindulged last night. Or you stayed in and overindulged. Either way, you had fun. Did you know that you can use yoga as a hangover cure? While, yes, the last thing you may feel like doing is getting out of bed and stretching, we have news for you – you don’t even need to get out of bed to do these poses. Practicing yoga has a variety of benefits that can virtually stop your hangover in its tracks. So, before you try your go-to hair of the dog, delaying that hangover just a little bit longer instead of getting rid of it, consider the yoga for hangover method.
Did you know that you can naturally cure nausea fast and all you need to know are a few yoga poses? Yes, it can be done! If you’re not big on taking medication or you’re just looking for a natural remedy, there are a few key asanas that you can use to bring some instant relief to your nausea. Whether you’re suffering from morning sickness, a tummy bug, or you’re just feeling a little queasy, there’s a yoga pose for that.
You’ve probably known an athlete who has taken to yoga to improve their balance, flexibility, mobility, strength, or breathing – or at least heard of one who has. There are many reasons for an athlete to practice yoga. There are a wide variety of benefits that can’t be achieved by any other form of exercise – at least, not all at once. Yoga also perfectly compliments a variety of sports and intense exercise regimes, including basketball, hockey, boxing, and weight lifting. Let’s take a look at why yoga can improve your athletic game and why you should sign up for a class immediately. After all, if Shaquille O’Neil has used yoga to improve his game, we think you can give it a shot, too.
So, you saw a listing for a hot yoga class and decided it would be a good idea. After all, you’ve done yoga before and generally pick up on challenging workouts without missing a beat. But there were a few things you weren’t expecting when you stepped into your first class – and you find yourself wishing that you had done your research before signing up.
Don’t get us wrong, hot yoga is a fantastic workout and many prefer it to a regular yoga class. But there are a few things you should know before going into a hot yoga class so you can prepare yourself ahead of time – and we’ve managed to come up with eight. Read on for our guide on how to prepare for hot yoga and eight things to remember the first time.
Do you suffer from sore legs and feet at the end of each day or perhaps all the time? There are a number of reasons why we may get sore in our lower extremities – overuse, injury, poor circulation, and more. So, what do we do when we’re feeling tender in our legs and feet? Do we simply take a pain killer, sit on the couch, and hope for some sweet release? We’re here to tell you that there are yoga poses that can help and also strengthen your tired legs and feet so the pain is less likely to reoccur. Yoga can also ease some of the anxiety that you may feel as a result of your pain, possibly exacerbating it. We’re going to take you through yoga for sore legs so next time you’re feeling it, you can break into an asana instead.
Tight hamstrings seem to come with being a runner and it can be quite a nuisance when your legs just aren’t cooperating when you want to get in your morning jog. Don’t they know you’re trying to train for a marathon?
Unfortunately, when you experience tightness in your hamstrings, it often precedes a formal injury. This means that if you don’t take care of the cause of this soreness, you’re quickly going to get injured. We’re going to take you through a series of 16 yoga poses to loosen up your tight hamstrings so you can get back to your regular running routine in no time, without risk of injury.
Did you know that practicing yoga is one of the best things you can do as a runner? Whether you’re partaking in a warmup yoga sequence to stretch before you hit the pavement or winding down with some asana, doing yoga has a lot of great benefits. We’re going to take a look at the 10 best yoga poses for runners, including essential stretches for both pre and post running.