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Undam and Undamn Yourself

The mighty Mississippi cannot be tamed. Despite efforts to straighten the river out and prevent floods, it still overflows its banks. Bodies of water...

Chris Webb
March 1 2012

Muhammad Ali Turns 70 Today: 5 Awesome Quotes

Muhammad Ali turns 70 years young today. Here are five of my favorite quotes from the inspirational icon:

Jason Wachob
January 17 2012

Venus & Serena Williams Go Vegan

Tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams join the growing list of celebrities who are embracing a plant-based diet by going vegan. Venus has made the...

January 3 2012

Champions Aren't Made in Gyms

"Champions aren't made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them -- a desire, a dream, a vision. They have to have...

December 14 2011

College Hockey Team: Yoga Prevents Injuries

The University of St. Thomas hockey team started practicing yoga as a team in September, and they're already reaping the benefits.

November 9 2011

Michael Jordan: Don't Let Obstacles Stop You

"Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around...

November 9 2011

Tennessee Star Football Player Hits Yoga Mat to Deal with Adversity

One of the great things about yoga is that you can turn to your practice whenever you're dealing with adversity. University of Tennessee wide...

October 28 2011

Toronto Maple Leafs Getting into Yoga

It appears that more pro-hockey players are taking a page from Stanley Cup MVP and yogi, Tim Thomas, and hitting the mat, as half of the Toronto Maple...

October 21 2011

Yoga Is Pro-Soccer Team's Secret Weapon!

The Tottenham Spurs pro-soccer team in the UK is looking to raise their level of play as they gear up for the playoffs. So what's their secret weapon?...

October 19 2011

It's Time to Stop Being the Victim

All of us have been through something in our lives that has hurt or made us feel like a victim. A parent died young, you were tormented at school --...

Gabby Reece
August 26 2011

Taking Charge

I was just talking with someone who asked me, "What were some of the things I learned from interviewing athletes over the years." It dawned on me:...

Gabby Reece
August 12 2011

NBA Champ Jason Kidd's Off-Season Plan: More Yoga!

38-year-old NBA star Jason Kidd just won his first title with the Dallas Mavericks. So how will Jason be prepping for next season? Yoga!

July 6 2011

Derrick Williams Preps for NBA Draft with Yoga!

Former University of Arizona Basketball star, Derrick Williams, was the 2010 Pac-10 Player of the Year and is projected to be the 2nd pick in...

June 23 2011

Welsh Rugby Squad Preps for World Cup with Yoga

Wales's rugby squad has turned to yoga to prepare for September's World Cup in New Zealand.

June 21 2011

Pro Football Players Corey Peters & Jeremy Jarmon Hitting Yoga Mat

Corey Peters of the Atlanta Falcons and Jeremy Jarmon of the Washington Redskins are hitting yoga class together in an effort to stay in shape this...

June 19 2011

Former Pro Baseball Star Credits Meditation for Home Runs

Shawn Green hit 328 home runs when he played major league baseball in the 1990s and 2000s. During this era many of the league's power-hitters used...

June 13 2011

LeBron James: Yoga Is Secret to Endurance

I knew that LeBron James hit the mat (and could do a Headstand), but had no idea to what extent. The Miami Herald reports that James credits his...

Jason Wachob
May 22 2011

Don't Look Where You Don't Want to Go

One of the first things you learn when driving a vehicle is don't look where you don't want to go. That same principle applies to your thoughts. How...

Gabby Reece
May 20 2011

Bethany Hamilton on Courage

"Courage doesn't mean you don't get afraid. Courage means you don't let fear stop you."

Jason Wachob
May 4 2011

How Much Sleep Pro Athletes Get (Infographic)

We here at MBG definitely value our sleep, and we're not alone as Arianna Huffington spoke in detail about her commitment to sleep at Urban Zen last...

April 29 2011