4 Yoga Wheel Workout Ideas That Helps Reverse Lower Back Issues

Share This: Hours spent in front of your computer can really trigger back pain. And how can you not sit for so long when that’s what our modern society requires from you 5 days a week?! It’s not getting any better after work – you sit in your car on your way home and when you finally get home, you sit again – to have dinner, to enjoy a glass of wine or to relax watching your favorite show. No wonder spine issues are on the rise when we keep…

8 Facts That Will Get You Running.

Share This: Ok, I’m not Columbus when I tell you that running is good for you. Even though we know its endless benefits, many of us are still not big fans of this form of physical activity. Well, those 8 facts about running will either change your mind or you’re stupid! Read it and just look at your shoes lacing up by themselves! No energy to run? Oh really?! On average, men store enough fat in their bodies to be able to run for 3 days at a speed of…

6 Ways to Best Use a Foam Roller

Share This: Due to the constantly increasing popularity, most of us already know the tremendous benefits that foam rolling brings. It speeds up our recovery and releases muscle tightness by allowing normal blood flow within tissues. If practiced often – ideally daily – it leaves our muscles elastic, healthy and workout-ready. The best part is, we can do it any time: after training, while watching TV or before going to sleep.  All you need is a foam roller and a little space on the floor in your living room. Doable?…

7 Days Workout Plan to Get you Back in Shape or Lose Weight

Share This: Whether you’re trying to lose weight or just get back in shape, it’s not enough to just get out there and get sweaty! You need a strategy that will keep you going when you’re not sure what to do or where to start. Variety is the spice of life… Workouts also should be varied, as in that way you can make sure you are engaging all the different muscles in your body. Nonetheless, randomly programmed workouts rarely bring success. What you need is a plan that will not…

10 Steps To A One-Legged Wheel, Namely Taking Your Back-bend Further.

Share This: I’m sure you have seen it all over the internet – the bridge yoga pose with a leg up. Every couple of photos on Instagram, we can see yogis doing one-legged wheel in the most extraordinary locations, like beautiful beaches or mountains. Most definitely, it is one of the most visually stunning back-bends! Why not try it yourself then?! Is it easy? Definitely not! You might not get it the first time you try, or you might need to practice the bridge pose first. Need some extra motivation?…

Wondering if your cheap yoga mat is safe for you?

Share This: A yoga mat is so much more than just an accessory. For most yogis, their mats are their safe space, a trusted territory where they can fully relax and relief from stress. But should we really trust in our yoga mats so much? Here’s the deal: Not all yoga mats are created equal. Most yoga mats that we see on the market are manufactured in Taiwan and made of poly-vinyl chloride. PVC seems like a perfect yoga mat material as it is durable, inexpensive, flexible and non slippery.…

3 Ab Exercises with Dumbbells

Share This: Do you want to build some nice abs? If you do, then you should know that there are many ab exercises with dumbbells that you can perform to build some fantastic abs.   You can use dumbbells for Russian twist. Lie down on the floor placing your feet either under something that will not move or by having a partner hold them. Elevate your upper body so that it creates an imaginary V-shape with your thighs. Twist your torso to the right side until your arms are parallel…

Butt-Sculpting Yoga Ball Exercises

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Share This:   If you’re looking to shape and tone your booty, there are many, many different yoga ball exercises out there that you can choose from, although some are decidedly more dangerous and more difficult than others. In terms of safety and effectiveness however, you simply cannot go wrong with yoga ball exercises. To help you safely and effectively sculpt your butt with the help of a yoga ball, here are some effective butt-sculpting yoga ball exercises.     V-Leg Lifts Up first we have V-Leg Lifts. This is…

Belly-Blaster Hula Hoop Exercises

Share This:   When people think of hula hooping, they generally don’t consider the fitness benefits associated with this activity. Instead, they focus on the entertaining aspects of things. Whilst hula hoop exercises are incredibly enjoyable, it is also an absolutely fantastic way of burning fat and improving your aerobic conditioning in the process. Hula hooping targets your core, your legs, your arms, your buttocks, and various other muscle groups as well. What’s more, it is an activity that can be performed pretty much anywhere. Those of you who are…

Be the Strongest You with Pole Dancing

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Share This:     What is pole fitness? Pole fitness is a group fitness class that incorporates dance moves around and using a pole. Since this class format is centered on a piece of equipment, the class sizes are often capped at about 10 participants, which allows for a more individualized, intimate class experience with personalized instruction. My experience with pole fitness As a newbie to pole fitness, I attended Intro to Pole Dance with Choreography, which ended up being a great fundamental class where expert dance skills weren’t needed. Following…