Weight Loss

How to Start Pilates Classes

Pilates Classes

Congratulations on making the decision to start practising Pilates on a regular basis. The health benefits and physical improvements that you will feel are now well within your reach. But now that you’ve made the decision, you could be starting to second guess yourself; “Am I going to be any good at Pilates?” “What actually …

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Shape Up, Don’t Bulk Up

fit yoga practice

People come in all different shapes and sizes, so when you decide you want to try something new to get your body moving, you first need to consider what your goals may be. For some, they want to increase their body appearance by building up their muscles and creating greater definition. For others, they may …

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Kettlebell Yoga: Tips for Practice

kettlebell in yoga class

Kettlebell yoga is a new fusion workout that combines various fitness goals to give you a total body transformation. In this yoga practice, you combine yoga poses with bell-shaped weights. Incorporating kettlebell weights makes the practice more challenging. With this type of yoga, you will build strength, lose weight, increase mental concentration, and improve posture …

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Yoga for Weight Loss: Surya Namaskar

Yoga for Weight Loss: Surya Namaskar

Surya Namaskar is an effective weight loss tool because its a cardiovascular exercise, according to a study from the Department of Kinesiology at San Jose State University published in the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies.   Practice Surya Namaskar if you want to do yoga for weight loss. Also known as sun salutation, Hatha and Sivananda Yoga practitioners typically perform this …

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Women Who Do Yoga are Healthier

Women Who Do Yoga are Healthier

Women who do yoga are healthier than those who don’t, according to a study from Northcentral University published in a 2011 issue of the International Journal of Yoga. While the previous statement has been my long-standing personal opinion, a new yoga study found this to be true. In many yoga studies, the prescribed yoga session includes meditation, leaving …

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