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Yogamint articles relating to Exercise

  • 26-Aug-2012

    Balance and Bliss

    Practicing Safe Yoga

    There is no doubt that yoga classes are an inspiring and supportive way to practice this ancient healing modality. Whether you are in need of healing the heart or the body, the end result is balance...

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  • 19-Aug-2012

    Menopause Matters

    Help for Hot Flashes

    Suffering from hot flashes? The combination of Ayurveda and Chinese medicine offers many natural benefits for women going through menopause by promoting a state of balance for...

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  • 05-Aug-2012

    Exercise Your Mind

    Maintain Mental Prowess

    One of the myths of aging is the inevitability of losing your mental prowess. The good news is that there are there are a variety of things you can do to create a long-term positive effect on...

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  • 04-Mar-2012

    Young at Heart

    3 Tips to Defy Age

    To a large degree, you can control how quickly—or slowly—your body ages. Whether you are 17 or 71, you choose what happens to your body by how you think, live and react to stress.

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  • 04-Sep-2011

    Balancing Sexual Energy

    Yogic Food for Men

    Can yoga channel the strongest biochemical energy in our bodies? Yes, yoga can actually serve men (and women) to redirect sexual energy into creativity, thus strengthening and balancing...

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  • 29-May-2011

    My Aching Back

    Breathe into Pain

    Like most people who work at a computer all day, I have very tight neck and shoulder muscles and frequently experience pain in my lower back. To help relieve my back pain I practice yoga.

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  • 22-May-2011

    An Ounce of Prevention

    Healthy Breast Care

    Along with pink ribbons, walks for breast cancer awareness and advances in research, another important aspect of women’s breast health is the growing awareness of maintaining good breast...

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  • 24-Apr-2011

    Nerves of Steel II

    Super-Sonic Sat Kriya

    Now that you’ve mastered the breathing practices shared in our previous Yogamint video about pranayama and you can blow gale force winds like Superman with that breath-power of yours...

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  • 30-Jan-2011

    Please Remain Seated

    Practice Yoga in a Chair

    Have you heard someone say this? "I can't do yoga until I feel better (or can get to yoga class)." Injury or illness, age or other limitations (including working all day at your desk) may prevent you...

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  • 16-Jan-2011

    Men on the Mat

    From Doing to Being

    Yoga classes are generally unequally proportioned between men and woman. Why is this? What is it about yoga that doesn’t draw men more readily to the practice?

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  • 31-Oct-2010

    A Gut Feeling

    Boost Your Immunity

    Auto-immune conditions are a relatively new diagnosis in the past 50 years. Many people suffer unnecessarily from pain and inflammation. The good news is that improving the health...

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  • 03-Oct-2010

    Alive in Wander Land

    Discovering Nature's Messages

    Wandering is often associated with being lost or confused, when in reality it can be a time of great learning. In Jewish history, the Jews wandered for 40 years until they were ready to enter...

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  • 31-Jan-2010

    Sultans of Swing

    Big Leg Swings

    When you are healthy, your body is both flexible and strong. The core area of your lower back and belly (or ‘hara’) should be strong, but not rigid. . .

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  • 17-Jan-2010

    Catch Some Air

    Yoga & Pilates for Winter Sports

    Many of us may notice that during the winter our shoulders feel tighter than they do in the summer, particularly along the top and front areas.

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  • 15-Nov-2009

    Invigorate Your Routine

    Chores for Vitality

    Our lives lend us to exercise. There are plenty of physical activities that call out to us every day, but we often find loopholes to avoid them, seeing them as weighty obligations,...

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