Staying In Top Shape after Retirement

A military career often comes with a rigid and invigorating physical exercise regime. As the guardians of your nation’s safety and freedom, you always want to be in the best possible shape. But, as you reach retirement age, it can be tough to keep to the same schedule as you may have had when you… Read More

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5 Yoga Breathing Techniques for Weight Loss

Many people seem to think that yoga is just something that people do to try and relax, and while it does work for that, there are so many more benefits. In fact, yoga may not really feel all that relaxing while you are doing it. It is physical exercise, and just like any other physical… Read More

Yoga: Let’s Get Hot & Sweaty – or Maybe Not!

Hot yoga may just be a waste of effort, offering little benefit over similar yoga at a normal temperature. Most forms of yoga are thought to aid relaxation and muscle strengthening. But hot yoga, which typically involves going through a tough 26 poses in a warm and humid room, also makes people sweat intensely – which some take… Read More

Meditation: Yoga & DNA

“MEDITATION doesn’t just calm the mind – it may affect our DNA too. “Mind-body practices” such as mindfulness meditation are claimed to protect against stress-related diseases, but how these might improve physical health is unclear. Ivana Buric of Coventry University, UK, and her colleagues [(2017)] have now conducted the first systematic review of studies that have examined gene activity… Read More