97 Items Tagged

flexibility

A Simple Stretch You Can Do Anytime, Anywhere (Video)

We know that food is our medicine. But movement is also our medicine. We have tremendous power to create health and cure disease through how we move...

Michael Taylor
June 22 2014

5 Reasons You Should Do Kettlebell Swings

There’s no question that kettlebells are becoming more and more popular as a workout tool — you can now find kettlebells just about anywhere, from...

Krista Stryker
June 11 2014

8 Tips To Get More Flexible, Even When You Think You Can't (Video)

How you approach your body is important, because you'll probably approach the rest of your life in the same way. Want freedom? Practice moving free.

Michael Taylor
May 28 2014

17 Ways To Make Sure You're Stretching The Right Way

I like being flexible and it's taken me a long time to get flexible. I'm still working on improving it. From someone who's spent a lot of time...

Neil Keleher
May 19 2014

Try These 12-Minute High-Intensity Workouts (No Equipment Required!)

If you think you need equipment in order to stay in shape, you’re kidding yourself. Because whether you’re traveling, don’t have access to a gym, or...

Krista Stryker
May 2 2014

5 Yoga Poses That Can Be So Much Easier Than You Think (Video)

One neat thing about yoga is that it's an experiential science. This means you don't need to take anybody's word for what yoga is! You get to try it,...

Michael Taylor
April 21 2014

7 Ways To Improve Your Posture & Decrease Back Pain

Despite the incredible engineering of the human body, bad posture can lead to back pain. The human body has evolved very little in the last million...

Trish Allan
April 17 2014

How To Get Unlimited Strength & Endurance By Training Easy

Go easy on yourself. It might be the best way to run faster, find more power on the bike, climb effortlessly, and pull off unimaginable feats of...

Michael Taylor
April 13 2014

5 Quick High-Intensity Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

I don't know about you, but I can't imagine anything much more boring than spending an hour of my day indoors on a treadmill — especially as the...

Krista Stryker
March 25 2014

How To Open Your Hips In 2 Minutes (Video)

Take two-and-a-half minutes today to nurture yourself and your hips! In this very short video, I lead you through a sequence of postures that will...

Julie Wilcox
March 20 2014

Want To Stand On Your Hands? These 3 Secrets Will Get You There

It doesn't really matter if you can stand on your hands. What’s interesting is, what happens when you try? What happens when you’re in one of those...

Michael Taylor
December 27 2013

If You Only Do 10 Yoga Poses, Do These

Yoga poses and techniques have been used for centuries as a way to achieve optimal health and well-being. Below are 10 selected from The Ultimate Yogi...

Travis Eliot
December 12 2013

5 Reasons Everyone Should Do Wheel Pose

If you practice yoga regularly, you're probably familiar with wheel pose. And while certain sports—gymnastics and wrestling, for example—give wheels...

Krista Stryker
December 10 2013

How To Build Strength To Do Handstand (Video)

When I first started yoga, I was in awe of the magical power of handstands. I never actually thought I'd be able to do them myself. After a year of...

Kino MacGregor
December 5 2013

Tips For Exercising After You've Had A Baby

After giving birth, doctors recommend women take time to recover. In some cases, women who gave birth naturally are up and about, maybe even engaging...

Roma van der Walt
November 20 2013

An Open Letter To Anyone Thinking About Trying Yoga

A student in my class had never done yoga before. He arrived late, and the only space available was in the middle of the tightly packed room, and...

Hope Knosher
November 16 2013

Why Yoga Is Great For Type A People

How do you know if yoga is right for you? I’ll cut to the chase: Yoga is right for you! All kidding aside, yoga can be right for everyone because...

Chris Freytag
November 5 2013

Yoga Therapy: It's Not Just "Gentle" Yoga

The word “therapy” has become a buzzword in yoga. When I tell people I'm a yoga therapist, some teachers ask me what it means, and I've had students...

Rana Waxman
October 25 2013

10 Life Lessons I Learned From Playing Professional Basketball

I spent five years playing professional basketball, playing for teams in Germany, France, New Zealand, and finally for the WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury. It...

Holly Rilinger
October 23 2013

How To Open Those Hips (Video)

The hamstrings are the gateway to the hips and they are one of the easiest areas of the body to open. A relatively simple external rotation such as a...

Kino MacGregor
October 19 2013