A strong, stable core helps protect your internal organs, improve your breath capacity and respiratory health, and support your spine. Below are 5 yoga poses for core strengthening. They will build up your core—from your abdominal and back muscles, to your thighs and your glutes. Check them out, below.[Read more…] about 5 Yoga Poses for Core Strengthening
If you’ve ever been to a studio or looked up classes online, you may have realized by now that there are different kinds of yoga that you can practice. For beginners, this may seem overwhelming and intimidating. However, you’d find that there is a type of yoga that will match your body’s needs, boost and enhance your current mood, and nourish your spirit. We’ve broken them down for you, below.
Do you know what it’s like to feel depressed?
If not, let me try to describe it for you (this is my account, though, and it may be different for another person who also goes through it).
You wake up tired. Your body hurts all over, especially your joints and muscles. It’s like the flu but it’s not the flu, and your temperature is normal. Sometimes your head also hurts; sometimes your chest also hurts. This is what I call a double whammy — when anxiety decides to join depression at the party, and they don’t care about what you need to accomplish, how you need to appear, what problems you need to solve, and who relies on you. This is especially true when people are used to you being the carer. [Read more…] about How to Begin Exercising When Depression is Weighing You Down
Is being locked down at home messing with your diet and metabolism? Haven’t been able to get much exercise done? Here’s a fitness challenge that you will appreciate. It’s certainly got more worth than the silly social media challenges we have been seeing a lot lately! [Read more…] about Take the Lean Arms Challenge With Chloe Ting [VIDEO]
Stretching plays a vital role in our overall health. Our muscles and joints need stretching in order to remain flexible and strong. This is especially important before doing any type of physical exercise. If you don’t stretch and warm up your muscles, you risk injuring yourself during your workout. But just as equally important is doing cool down stretches.
Back pain is one of the most common health problems today. Experts say that it is the leading cause of disability worldwide, with up to 80% of the population experiencing back pain at some point in their lives. With the current situation – people being limited to their homes, sitting down more than usual, back pain can become more of an issue. You don’t have to suffer, though. You need only 30 minutes to practice this yoga session and relieve back pain, as well as sciatica. [Read more…] about Relieve Back Pain and Sciatica With This 30-Minute Gentle Yoga Class