I have found myself prescribing this exercise to many people as of late, as I have become quite a fan of it. It is great for strengthening the posterior side of the body (glutes, hamstrings, low back), while simultaneously stretching out the front of the body, predominantly the muscles of hip flexion (iliacus and psoas major), as well as the quadriceps and thorax. 129 more words
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Ever considered having a go at Yoga? Yoga can be a really awesome compliment to Bodyweight Training. The false impression that yoga is just for women is losing more ground every day, with Football and Rugby players, along with mixed martial artists all singing the praises of this ancient art form. 92 more words
Posture is one of the most important aspects of physical health and overall attractiveness, but for some reason it is often overlooked. This short, simple series, requiring little to no equipment was created by Morgana Mellett, a Personal Trainer, Yoga, Pilates, and Barre instructor based in NYC for the recently published health and wellness book, … 1,326 more words
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Jan Ekstrand thinks every hamstring injury is preventable. “All of them?” I asked him during a Skype conversation last week. “Yeah, I think so,” he replied.