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. Continue reading “How 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. Continue reading Time to raise a glass to beer yoga?
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?
Yoga for Athletes offers instruction for improved strength, flexibility and balance in sport. It features step-by-step instruction, expert advice and pose variations that focus on active muscles and movements for a variety of sports. This definitive guide is packed with colour photographs that demonstrate poses and breathing to elevate sport performance. Normal Price: £16.99 | €20.40 HK Rewards Price: £13.59 | €16.32 Find out more Subscribe to our newsletters Every month Human Kinetics produces three unique email Newsletters, packed with great articles, events and news, plus information on our latest resources and exclusive reader offers. They’re completely free and if you … Continue reading The ultimate yoga resource for athletes
A yoga teacher from Mysuru, India has created a new world record by performing headstands (sirsasana) at 575 different places. Continue reading New world record for most yoga headstands
A new study led by researchers and senior author Dr Helen Lavretsky at the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) has found that yoga and meditation may reduce the risk of mild cognitive impairment. These findings have since been published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease.