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Archive for January 2015

Is Yoga Safe for Back Pain?

We’ll begin this discussion with the following disclaimer: if you have chronic back pain, discuss any exercise plans you have with your physician or chiropractor BEFORE you start a program. Yoga is an ideal way to gently exercise your entire body. It has been cited as a way to relieve pain for joints, muscles, and…

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Post Yoga Nutrition Basics

You might already have an arsenal of pre-yoga prep snacks, like the ever popular pre-workout protein drinks. However, you might not be aware of how important POST workout nutrition is. After a yoga routine, there are several foods that help keep the benefits of your workout going. 1. Drink Plenty of Water This might seem…

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7 Benefits of Yoga

Yoga goes back thousands of years and is said to have developed out of a desire for greater health and personal freedom. Yoga is both physical and mental; the word itself means “to join or yoke together”, uniting the body and the mind in harmony. As a combination of poses, breathing, and meditation, yoga is…

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Rock Your Relationships in 2015

We can all work on our relationships, right?  Perhaps one of your resolutions this year was to be more loving, more forgiving, more giving, etc.  Spending time and energy on our loved ones and the associated relationships is always a good resolution and promises rewards in return.  Here are a few tips to get you…

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Being A Better Best Friend

Are you a great friend?  Do you have a friend that you consider your “best”?  One of my goals in 2015 is to be a better friend.  I found a few great articles about this and decided I’d share some of the great ideas I found.  I can’t promise I’ll be able to do all…

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Re-Start and Reset in the New Year

There is always a lot of talk in the new year about resolutions and re-starts.  I’d like to encourage you to give these notions a chance and perhaps do a little re-start of your own this year.  Here are a few tips or steps that I found helpful. As counterintuitive as it may sound, we…

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