Athletes all over the world are embracing yoga as a routine that compliments their athletic pursuits. The former World Cup German soccer team drew headlines recognizing their unique, yoga-infused training on their way to dominating on the world stage. The Seattle Seahawks, under head coach and yoga practitioner Pete Carroll, won a Super Bowl and became perennial contenders while adopting yoga as a daily routine for recovery and meditation. In all arenas and at all levels, yoga for athletes is catching on, helping yoga break out out of its stereotype.
When I walk into the doctor’s office, it has routinely felt like drawing a wild card. There are, of course, fairly confident hypotheses I could make based on my relationship to my body, past visits, online health forums and, for the most part, by simply assessing how I feel day-to-day.
You have one hour to:
For most of us, this isn’t that hard to imagine. This is your every day. Every morning you hustle and, every morning you are a rockstar.
Wellness is the new "diet." It’s the new buzzword attracting health gurus and enthusiasts by the masses. However, most of us are still left confused, distracted, and frankly, a little uninspired by what we’ve come to discover. Anyone can claim that they are incorporating wellness. We can all sprinkle the word around like a Houston afternoon rain shower but, it does not mean any of us truly know what wellness is, let alone how to embody it throughout our day-to-day.
Eyes contemplating your ceiling, cozy comforter swaddling just right, and your spine questioning whether you can make it through another long day at the office. Remember this? We’ve all been there.
The achy, throbbing sensation that greets your vertebrae each morning is nothing foreign to the modern world. In fact, according to a recent study by the American Physical Therapy Association, more than two-thirds of Americans experience low back pain. Now, that’s a lot of people.
From hot pants to hot yoga, there’s never been a shortage in “getting your groove on.” But what happens when your muscles ache, grow rigid, and stay stiff? Getting groovy and feeling good quickly becomes much, much harder.
Flexibility has always been any health-conscious souls go-to healing tool. It makes room for mobility and energy. Flexibility allows you to move your body confidently and comfortably.
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