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Tight Hamstrings and Back Pain

Dec 20, 2011

  TIGHT HAMSTRINGS AND BACK PAIN Everybody is susceptible to tight hamstrings, from professional athletes to a soccer mom. People who have long desk, sitting hours or rigorous training schedules all can benefit from a “hammie” stretch or two, or three or four… In the simplest of terms hamstrings are a group of three muscles…

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TIGHT HIPS AND KNEE INJURIES

Dec 20, 2011

  TIGHT HIPS AND KNEE INJURIES It makes sense to believe that if your hips are tight and never stretched that you are increasing the likelihood of injuring your knee on the field of play. Running jumping pivots and acrobatic endzone catches or goal shots put a lot of pressure and abuse to the hips.…

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The Five Tibetan Rites – For Longevity, Vitality and Youth

Dec 20, 2011

The Five Tibetan Rites: For Longevity, Vitality and Youth www.yogawithgwen.com Page 1 of 2 www.poweryogaforsports.com By Gwen Lawrence; BS, LMT, E-Ryt 500, Registered Yoga Therapist Written for Active.com – Mind and Body Over two thousand years ago, Tibetan monks who are known to live up to 120 years old, claimed they had a system that…

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Yoga for Road Trips

Dec 20, 2011

YOGA FOR ROAD TRIPS High gas prices and inflation are making people fly less and drive more to their summer destinations. Along with the excitement of the target vacation spot come the anxiety, stress and delays of hours in traffic and succumbing to road rage. But what can one do other than completely surrender? YOGA…

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Breathing is Believing – The Importance of Nasal Breathing

Dec 20, 2011

I grew up in an age of Jane Fonda marathons and No pain No gain mantras. Where the way of the warrior was breathing in through the nose and out through the mouth. I lived my life this way as an exercise enthusiast and dancer through college, with out ever questioning the theory. Now I…

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