Handstand Medicine Ball Exercise

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Check out this video for a great exercise that helps build the upper body strength, core strength, and stability required to do a proper handstand. Do it as slowly as you can. Remember – the more slowly you can do an exercise, the more control you’ll have.

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A New Fitness Industry

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Last week I wrote an article strongly positing that in order for more men to do yoga, the yoga industry had to change. This week, I’m building off of that same train of thought, but taking it in a slightly different direction. Does the yoga industry really need to be fixed? The yoga industry is … Read More

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Stop Trying to Make Men Do Yoga

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I’m writing this article not because I don’t want more men doing yoga. I’m writing this article because I’m tired of seeing people try and “convert” men to do a form of yoga that men are uncomfortable with. I really encourage you to share this article so that we can help the yoga community understand … Read More

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POTW: Mountain Pose

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Mountain Pose is THE foundation of all yoga poses. Aspects of mountain pose can be found in every single pose in yoga, from the ground up. Mountain pose can be a reflective pose, a balancing pose, a restorative pose, or a pose to help you recenter yourself after a particularly difficult series of poses. It … Read More

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Foam Roller and Strap Recovery

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This is a 20-minute video that goes in-depth providing instruction for how to properly use a foam roller for deep tissue massage on the front and outside of your eyes and your calves. It also incorporates a deep IT (illiotibial) band stretch using a strap (supine leg cross). Try it out in the morning when … Read More

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