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Common Yoga Positions

Yoga Positions

Common Yoga Positions The following poses not only develop balance, but concentration, coordination, and strength as well. Each pose is begun and sustained with deep, slow, rhythmic breathing. Hold the pose for 15 seconds or to a point that’s comfortable for you. Then release, switch sides and repeat. TREE – Stand with your shoulders relaxed, your spine straight, your hands

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Aerobic exercise options

Aerobic exercise options

Aerobic exercise options Any sort of activity that makes you breathe more deeply and pumps up your heart rate is aerobic exercise. It’s something anyone can do, regardless of age or athletic ability. Everyday chores can be aerobic, but walking, running, swimming and cycling can be more enjoyable ways of increasing aerobic activity. Cycling –  This is a good exercise

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Set fitness goals

Set fitness goals

Set fitness goals Often we set ourselves a target and reach it, only to find we lose all focus and revert to our old habits, weight or lifestyle. What we need to do is continually create a new goalpost so we always have something exciting to work towards. If it was a wedding day or school reunion that got you

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Five fitness crazes to start this summer

Five fitness crazes to start this summer

Five fitness crazes to start this summer Koga Combining the best of two fitness worlds –Koga combines the stretching and strengthening of Yoga with the cardiovascular activities of Kickboxing. Like yoga, Koga taps into your inner power, connecting body with mind, and maintaining balance throughout. Practicing Koga can help improve flexibility, increase muscle toning, relieve stress, increase lung capacity and

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7 ways exercise keeps you young

7 ways exercise keeps you young

You fend off muscle loss In 2010, the Japanese Nakanojo Study of exercise in older people found that walking 7000 to 8000 steps a day helped to preserve muscle mass in a group of 175 people aged 65 to 84. You sleep better In tests carried out at Chicago’s North-western University, a 16-week program of walking, cycling or treadmill training for 40 minutes four times a week,

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