Yin yoga targets and stretches your deep connective tissues. These five yin yoga poses for the shoulders will make you more flexible and relieve tension.
Yoga offers a variety of benefits. In order to achieve all these you need to prepare yourself. Here are some tips to help develop your own yoga routine.
Tight hamstrings are a major issue for runners, they’re are often shocked to learn their hamstrings need to be stronger. But can yoga for tight hamstrings help?
Recent research from the journal of physical activity and health has found that practising yoga on a regular basis may help with weight gain prevention.
Most yoga injuries are minor, however occasionally significant injuries can also occur. Recently these types of injuries have been getting as much coverage as the health benefits millions of people experience from yoga. In the new book Yoga Therapy, authors Kristen Butera and Staffan Elgelid have put together some tips on how best to avoid yoga injuries.
First, there was Yoga, then ‘Bro-ga’, now get ready for ‘BierYoga’. This latest incarnation of yoga has already taken both Germany and Asia by storm and it’s heading your way. Some are even tipping combining traditional yoga poses with the art of gulping down bottles as the next international fitness craze.
Although we’re all familiar with yoga, many of us still think of it as just ‘stretching’, however, yoga is more than that. With elite athletes including NFL stars and Ultramarathon runners adding yoga to their training programmes, but just how beneficial to your training can it be?
Back pain is a common complaint, affecting one in six people at any given time, pain in the lower back (lumbago) is particularly common.