One of the (many) processes which happen as we age is that our muscles gradually begin to lose strength and size, and they become stiffer and weaker. Especially for someone such as myself who has battled through injuries since my Freshman year in college (~9 years ago), practicing yoga has been instrumental for reinvigorating my […]
Yoga and Meditation
I never tried yoga or meditation until after I broke my ankle in the beginning of my second year of professional basketball, and I have not stopped with them since! In fact, I now do more yoga than any other form of exercise outside of playing basketball!
Many people think yoga is only about stretching- but they are very wrong! Yoga is a total mind and body workout which will help improve your flexibility, health, physique, and more.
Outside of the physical benefits of yoga, yoga has been the best solution I have ever found for controlling the motor tics I have due to Tourette's Syndrome. I have had Tourette's since I was about 10 years old, and even considering the advice and recommendations of several doctors, practicing yoga daily is the absolute best relief I have ever found.
Check out the articles in this category to learn more about the health benefits of yoga and meditation, and how you can easily use them in your own life. Whether you want to lose weight, build muscle, improve your mental health or simply become healthier overall, yoga and meditation are excellent for you!
A few of my favorite articles in this category include:
Have you ever felt your body is bloated, out of shape or easily fatigued? If like me, you sometimes feel like you need to lose weight and give your lifestyle an additional shakeup, then you probably need to try yoga shred. Not just for its weight loss benefits, but for its ability to heal your […]
A large number of yoga gadgets available at your fingertips can make you feel overwhelmed quite easily as they improve your practice sessions by tagging along added benefits. The Benefits of Himalayan Salt Lamps During Yoga Yoga is more than just a way to gain muscle strength and elasticity, it’s a lifestyle that promotes complete […]
Yoga improves muscle tone, flexibility, circulation, and mental clarity for both sexes. However, there are some aspects of the practice that make it particularly helpful to women. And, you do not have to be an expert practitioner to reap such benefits. By just taking beginners yoga and adding certain poses to your daily routine, you […]
Are you conscious about your health and fitness? Do you care about your mental health as much as your physical health? Yoga has become quite an obsession with many people throughout the world, specifically because many people have reaped the benefits of it and have made it a part of their daily lifestyle. Additional Reading: […]
Regular exercise is key for anyone wanting to stay healthy, and as people age it becomes even more important to maintaining good health, and preventing accidents and injuries. There is a real need to increase awareness of this, as highlighted by recent US Government research which suggests that only just under a third of adults […]