Surya Namaskar or Sun Salutation is a harmonious blend of yoga postures that are linked to the rhythm of the breath. It is meant to be performed at dawn, facing the sun, in order to invoke the life-giving nature of our galaxy's most vital star. Each posture has several benefits that both complement and counteract the previous posture. The benefits become even greater when performed together as a sequence.
Hyper-energetic manic episodes involve sudden irritability, overwhelming bouts of happiness, inflated self-esteem, and reckless conduct. Low-energy depressive episodes involve sudden bouts of sadness, lack of focus, loss of memory, insomnia, and suicidal thoughts. By correctly identifying symptoms and seeking prompt expert help, people with this duality can better control their lives.
Savasana, or Corpse Pose, is the final pose of a yoga flow. It’s designed to restore the body and mind after a physically demanding practice. To start, place a mat or towel on a hard surface. Lie down on your back. Keep your legs and arms relaxed, letting your palms face upward. After drawing awareness to each part of the body, control your breathing into a slow and steady pace. Hold for at least five minutes.
Alzheimer’s disease affects millions of Americans. It is labeled "irreversible" in the current medical context. Taking neuroprotective ayurvedic or TCM herbs, practicing yoga and meditation, or even doing some "brain workouts" every other day could make all the difference. Eating brain-friendly foods like berries, walnuts and quitting smoking could help cut risk factors.
Belly fat is a problem for millions of men and women who are troubled by that little bulge around the abdomen. Experts have made targeting abdominal fat easier by identifying the ones that are most effective. Learn how to do bicycle maneuvers, exercise ball crunches, planks, oblique crunches, yoga asanas like the cobra pose or bow pose, and even try out the captain’s chair!
For easy ways to feel happy, head outside and exercise. You’ll help your body make more vitamin D, a nutrient that’s linked to happiness. Even your brain will produce endorphins, the “feel good” brain chemical. Do yoga to stimulate your parasympathetic nervous system. There’s also nothing better than calling a loved one for a good laugh. Take time to journal, do hobbies, and take relaxing baths. You can also eat almonds and saffron to boost your mood from the inside.
Yoga has already gained immense popularity in the United States with studios popping up in almost every neighborhood. Yoga trainers are busy trying to innovate and create new forms of yoga to solicit more interest. Among the new forms of yoga that have emerged, hot yoga has attracted some attention, especially[.....]
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Underarm flab can be difficult to tone. But a combination of upper-body workout for triceps, cardio, and strength training with proper diet can help you get optimum results. Triangle push-ups, dips, and triceps kickbacks and yoga asanas like the plank, the side plank, the dolphin plank, and the crow pose can work the muscles and also build overall strength.
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Sarcopenia or age-related muscle loss is a normal part of getting older. Luckily, fueling up on enough protein and vitamin D can slow it down. Regular physical activity like resistance training, strength workouts, flexibility stretches, aerobic exercises can also help. Top it off with a gentle yoga practice (shakti mudra or kapalbhati posture) for a holistic remedy.
So have you decided to take up yoga? Naturally, you want some books that will help you understand this rich and ancient art form, but where to begin? As the popularity of yoga continues to skyrocket, hundreds of new titles are published each year. Talking Yoga has curated eight essential[.....]
While it is natural to have short-term memory and recall issues when you grow old, it can be avoided by making simple lifestyle, dietary tweaks. Adding foods like berries, red wine, nuts, soya, spinach, beans to your daily diet and slashing alcohol are found to have a positive effect on memory. At the same time, yoga or regular exercise ensures improved focus, concentration.
If you’re looking for a new challenge, try aerial yoga. It’s an awesome way to take your yoga practice up a notch. No wonder this exercise has become so popular! Classes have been popping up all over the country. Here are nine reasons why you should also start doing aerial[.....]
Practicing Garbha Sanskar dates back to Vedic times. It signifies the importance and the ways to have a healthy, happy, and intelligent baby right from the time you start planning for one. It has various benefits for both the mother and the baby. The practices involved in Garbha Sanskar depend on[.....]
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