groucho walking

This may look odd and downright funny and I certainly prefer to practice this walk in the privacy of my own home, but Groucho walking is becoming popular among people that exercise to lose weight. It is an excellent way to burn extra calories and build lower body strength, toning and sculpting your body. According…

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Standing Calf Raises excercise

    Mobility Exercises – Standing Calf Raises This form of exercise will help build strength in your calf muscles. You can use dumbbells or barbells when performing this exercise. By doing this exercise in the three positions outlined in the video, you will strengthen all your calf muscles, tendons and ligaments as well as…

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Yoga equipment

    The Hugger Mugger Cork Yoga Block is a solid, durable accessory that can be used to enhance your yoga workouts. It supports a range of exercises and yoga styles and has a high grip, heavyweight design which gives you the stability you need when you workout. Unlike many other yoga blocks, the Hugger…

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types of yoga

    The Gaiam Yoga For Beginners Kit is an all inclusive set that gives you everything you need to start learning yoga. It contains an I Ching alignment yoga mat (which guides your hands and feet as you workout), a yoga brick (which positions and supports your body during your workout), a yoga strap…

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forward bend pose

Benefits of the Forward Bend Pose Forward bend pose can be done both standing or sitting which is an ideal pose for seniors. The forward bend pose will help lengthen and stretch the spine. For me, too many hours sat in front of a computer has tightened my hamstrings.If you tend to sit a lot…

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Health benefits of Yoga

Yoga is a fun and rather addictive form of exercise that can actually help you stay fit and healthy throughout your golden years. Whilst yoga is a form of exercise it also brings with it many health benefits. More people are turning to yoga as a way to reduce modern day stresses and to help…

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about yoga

    Yoga – A Three Thousand Year Old Discipline   Whilst yoga is all the rage today it was actually developed in India at least three thousand years ago, and is a discipline that uses breath control, meditation and physical exercises. There are number of things about yoga that make it particular appealing, chiefly…

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types of yoga

    What is the Difference Between These Types of Yoga? To the beginner yoga enthusiast the many types of yoga can be confusing to say the least. Yoga is becoming more popular every year with thousands of people starting out on their yoga journey every single day. As seniors, we must tailor our yoga…

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yoga for seniors

How Yoga For Seniors Can Help Transform Your Health and Wellness No Matter Your Age or Abilities I have to admit, when my son Jason took up yoga and loved it I was intrigued.  I was of the mindset however, that I was too old for yoga. Jason explained to me that yoga wasn’t just…

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