Ayurvedic medicine is one of, if not, the oldest medical systems in the world. Originating in India over 3,000 years ago, Ayurvedic medicine is a universally used medical system that has benefits even compared with modern medicine. Ayurvedic medicine is the traditional medicine of India, and in our Western society, it is generally categorized as […]
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:
Do your days seem to fly by? Do you never feel like you have enough time to get done everything you want, both in your personal life and in your professional life? If you answered yes to either of these questions, it may be hard for you to find times when you can relax. However, […]
It’s no secret that exercise is a necessary evil. While some might enjoy it, many will groan and look for reasons why they don’t have the time or money. There are also people who face restrictions that keep them from engaging in more vigorous types of fitness, and some folks simply think they don’t have […]
There are many different methods of meditation that we can use to bring ourselves back to the present moment and be in a state of thoughtlessness and pure awareness. As a beginner, you can easily get confused and overwhelmed with all of the different styles and techniques of meditation. Unless you attend a high-quality yoga […]
Millions of women all over the world choose Bikram yoga, also known as hot yoga, because of the numerous health benefits that it offers. For those of you who don’t know, Bikram Yoga is a yoga system established by Bikram Choudhury, which is very similar to traditional hatha yoga. Bikram Yoga became popular in the early […]
Yoga is beneficial for many different reasons, which is why it is one of my favorite forms of exercise overall. Many people know that yoga is excellent for athletes and improving your physical health, but it is also one of the best ways to get rid of a headache without using medication. Yoga helps increase […]