Fitness

Check In To Check Out

by Tiffany Holmes “Go inside,” the Iyengar teacher at my home studio likes to say. This is where we check our business without worrying about how the shape we’re in looks, but rather how it feels. When I started teaching yoga, I took cues from all over the place, including Read more…

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The Brutal Simplicity of Fitness

  If you’re not having fun with your training, you’re going to quit. So have fun! That’s the sort of simple, no-BS message that dominates the fitness philosophy of Rob MacDonald. You might know him better as Bobby Maximus, former UFC fighter and general manager of Gym Jones. Call him Read more…

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Finally, A Yoga Emoji!

Here’s some fun and silly…uh, we mean VERY serious news. Apple debuted new emojis and guess what? We’re finally getting a yogi! For when the prayer hands and om symbol just won’t cut it. World Emoji Day was July 17th (you knew that, right?) and the iPhone overlords at Apple Read more…

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5 Tips for the New Dog Owner

So you got a dog. Get ready for unconditional love, instant companionship and unwavering loyalty. But with reward comes responsibility. Your new pup has needs that must be met. Ignore his needs and your dog might become unhappy, withdrawn, destructive and difficult to control or, worst case, aggressive. And then Read more…

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How to Assess Your Full-Body Flexibility

In my recent articles I’ve discussed the importance of functional flexibility for performance and some of the common stretching pitfalls we all make. Today, I’ll go through five movements that will give you an idea of your functional flexibility in a few major areas.    This movement list isn’t exhaustive, Read more…