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13 Tips for Getting Better Sleep, More Often

July 1, 2015 by

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When it comes to optimizing your health, sleep is a really big deal. You can eat a clean diet and move your body daily, but if you are neglecting your recovery and dreamtime, your body will struggle to absorb and deliver the nutrition you are feeding it and your muscles will be unable to repair […]

Body/Mind Perspective – Seated Side Stretch

July 16, 2010 by

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This side stretch will increase the flexibility of your spine, arms, and rib cage as it stimulates the liver, kidney, and spleen functions. Furthermore, the Yoga Pose will also help realign your spinal column and will aid the lungs to take in more oxygen. 1)  Start in a cross-legged seated position.  Give yourself some padding […]

Body/Mind Perspective: Cat/Cow

April 14, 2010 by

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Cat/Cow Pose Start on your hands and knees in a “tabletop” position. Make sure your knees are set directly below your hips and your wrists, elbows and shoulders are in line and perpendicular to the floor. Center your head in a neutral position, eyes looking at the floor. 1)  As you inhale, lift your sitting […]

Why Bother Stretching?

April 12, 2010 by

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– Erin Sabin (bodyforge@yahoo.com) I love my workouts and can always find time to fit in my exercise whether it is a day in the weight room or some form of cardio.  The aspect of my workout that is the most challenging is not a leg day in the gym or my 3rd H.I.T. in […]