Unplug And Recharge: Everyday Yoga -- Give Your Hips A Break
Nov 07, 2008 10:32
"Unplug and Recharge" is a new Living series which aims to give you, our dear readers, a quick break from your day -- whether you have as much time as ten minutes or as little as two. Following the success of our Oasis at the DNC, we're hoping to give you a little cyber-oasis -- a place to escape -- where you can take a moment to unplug, relax, and recharge.
Whether it's sitting at your desk, driving your car, or slumping on the couch, we all spend way to much time sitting! And our bodies pay the price. We feel this when the backs of our legs are tight, we have low back pain, or our digestion is sluggish. Simply taking five minutes to stand up and stretch your legs and your hips will increase circulation in your lower body again. Not only will your hips thank you, but your breath will deepen and your thoughts will clarify--so you can get back to work with more ease and inspiration.
Ate too much this summer? Looking to get rid of fats you accumulated in the past couple of months? Who doesn’t want to get rid of unwanted weight anyway? While most vacations don’t necessarily make for an ideal setting when looking to lose weight, putting your healthy habits on the back burner for a few days while out travelling is definitely doable. Read more
When you think of beauty, does your mind automatically jump to looks? If it does, you probably have a set of standards you’re working from about what beauty actually looks like. And do you meet those beauty standards? The reality is, we all have a preconceived definition of what we think beauty is…and it’s probably not healthy. Read more
Plantar fasciitis is a serious condition that can cause significant heel pain. It affects the plantar fascia, which is a think bundle of connective tissue linking the heel to the base of the toes. This bundle of tissue is actually made out of collagen, a rigid form of protein with limited elasticity. Read more