Running at night can be exhilarating, but it can also be a little dangerous if you find yourself unprepared. I prefer running on a sunny fall day any day over running at night, but if your schedule only allows for evening workouts, here are a few ground rules for staying safe.
If practiced safely, shoulderstand (salamba sarvangasana) offers a plentitude of benefits—including promoting thyroid function, restoring your legs through the inversion, and stimulating the parasympathetic nervous system to calm you.
Yoga may start with physical flexibility and more comfortable clothes, but upon closer inspection you can begin to understand how yoga can affect someone on a deeper level. Here are 5 compelling reasons to start a yoga practice now.
Yoga and meditation allow for more clarity and perspective. As we practice being present through movement, slow dip breathing, and meditation practices, our mind begins to calm and our body starts to relax.
You’ve signed up for a road race. You’re registered, and are ready to run. Now what? While certain elements of your race day situation, such as the weather, may be out of your control, you can do a lot to ensure race day itself goes smoothly.
Incorporating yoga into long travel days can make a real difference in how well we travel. Moving and letting go of tension and tightness that can build up over long trips in tight places is essential in keeping energy levels up and for enhancing your general well-being.
Completing a race—no matter what the distance—gives you a sense of accomplishment and joy that cannot be gained from daily runs alone. Here are just a few of the reasons to add a road race to your calendar.
Your girl squad is there to support you at your best and to love you at your worst. They are the ones who you can lean on in times when your marriage or relationships are getting hard and when control in life is slipping through your hands.