Yoga for athletes

Yoga For Athletes: 6 Reasons Why You Should Do Yoga to Enhance your Athletic Preformance

One of my favorite viral images was this one to the right that started getting passed around about a year ago. “I can’t do yoga because I’m not flexible enough.”-The Many Athletes out there not doing yoga. Athletes can do amazing physical feats but it’s so funny how often they shy away from the things that don’t come easy to …

personality

The Psychology of Personality: How Knowing Yourself Better Can Keep Your Fitness Goals On Track

I recently attended The World Domination Summit (WDS) in Portland, Oregon.  The conference was 3 days jam-packed, full of lectures and workshops all led by entrepreneurs, writers, and artists.  One of the of the many great speakers I heard was Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project.   In her lecture, Gretchen pointed out that in order to be happy you …

sitting in bikram yoga

To Sit or Not to Sit? What Sitting in Bikram Yoga Says About You

Ok, you are no longer a beginner to this yoga thing. Or, maybe you are, but you struggle every day to continue pushing through every posture.   My question to you is, “Why are you struggling?” The second you begin to struggle, you are forgetting the first step of every posture, which is normal breathing.  Yes, this breathing rate might …

running drills to improve running form

Running Drills to Improve Your Running Form

  You know it is important to have good running form, but often it is developing that good running form that is hard. The 3 main keys to good running form is: Mid Foot Strike Angles:  Dorsiflexed foot and knee to 90 degrees Forward Tilt Here are some running drills to improve running form: