November 23, 2020
Yoga for Depression and Anxiety: Benefits & Poses
In time for Movember, I wanted to bring some awareness to men’s mental health – regarding depression & anxiety. There are many types of depression & anxiety with symptoms differing from person to person, but one thing is for sure – yoga can HELP. For many people, the movements and poses found in yoga paired with deep breathing have been proven to help alleviate your symptoms. That’s why I wanted to make a blog on how yoga can help manage your depression and anxiety. It’s about to get super sciency in here. I’ll cover: How Does Yoga Help With Depression...
November 10, 2020
How to Motivate Yourself to Workout
Do you ever wonder how people stay motivated and consistent with their workouts to achieve the goals and bodies they want? What’s the secret on “how to motivate yourself to workout”? You’d be surprised that it’s not about motivation at all that drives these people to exercise. Instead, being consistent with your workouts depends on these 3 strategies: planning in advance, setting up your environment, and tracking your workouts. I’ll cover each one in more detail below, but first… Why Motivation Doesn’t Work Getting results and progressing in fitness isn’t doing as many “7-Min Abs” workout videos as you can....
November 2, 2020
Better Back Yoga: The Program to Relieve Chronic Back Pain
I’m very excited to announce the release of my newest program from Body By Yoga – Better Back Yoga! Better Back Yoga is a very beginner-friendly program featuring two 20-minute routines and one 10-minute routine to relieve chronic back pain and treat it at the source. It’s ideal for anybody who is currently suffering from chronic back pain – and best of all, you don’t (and shouldn’t) wait until back pain goes away to use this. You can start it right away. The goals of this program are to: Relieve day-to-day back pain Strengthen the weaknesses that cause back pain...
October 27, 2020
Yoga for Plantar Fasciitis: Exercises, Stretches, & Self-Myofascial Release
A surprising amount of people suffer from plantar fasciitis, aka that stabbing and sometimes shock-like pain by your heel. It can easily interfere with day to day activities and is known to last for months (sometimes even years) if untreated. But fixing it doesn’t require costly steroid shoots or other procedures. A good yoga routine paired with mobility work can help reduce or even resolve your plantar fascitis’s symptoms and help you avoid months of pain. In this blog, I’ll share my exercises, stretches, and self-myofascial release techniques to resolve your symptoms. I’ll cover: What is Plantar Fasciitis What Are...
October 23, 2020
The Crossover Symmetry System – An Honest Review
I’m writing this blog to review the Crossover Symmetry System, a minimalist workout system to help you build strong, injury-resistant shoulders using a combination of scapular strengthening exercises and easily-transportable, high-quality resistance bands. But even the description above hardly does the Crossover Symmetry system justice. The resistance bands are so easy to use, and so much better quality than typical looped resistance bands (which usually end up snapping within the first few days, anyway). The Crossover Symmetry system came up on my radar when the CFO of the company signed up for Man Flow Yoga. Intrigued, I looked up the...
October 21, 2020
Exercising While Injured: 3 Strategies to Stay Active
We all injure ourselves training – well most of us do. So what should you do? Do you keep exercising while injured? Do you take a complete break? How do I even work out when I’m injured? I’m sharing 3 of my personal strategies in a video below on how to keep yourself active and training even after an injury. If you’d rather read about it just scroll down! Most Injuries Are Preventable – Train The Supporting Muscles Most injuries are preventable unless you’re doing a super high impact sport like football or rugby. However, with that in mind, most...
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