Health and Fitness

Prenatal Yoga Center | Pregnancy, Parenthood, and Eating Disorders

14 Nov Pregnancy, Parenthood, and Eating Disorders One of the three pillars of Prenatal Yoga Center methodology is community, also knows as sangha. Feeling part of community, especially in such a transitional time like pregnancy and parenthood, can help assuage fears, feel supported and find a general camaraderie. In an effort to deepen our community connection, Yoga |Birth |Babies continues ...

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The Best Quad Exercises | Coach

Squats, squats and more squats. If you’re looking to strengthen the muscles on the front of your thighs, there’s really no need to look beyond squats. But it is worth varying the type of squat you do, because some are more effective in targeting the quads than others. As you can probably guess from the name, there are four muscles ...

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What’s Better For Exercise Pain: Ice Or Heat?

Ice pack or toasty bath: which is the best for exercise pain? The right thermotherapy depends on your sitch. Check out our spectrum to bring on the ahhs… 1. Hot bath Soaking in comfortably steamy water after endurance exercise (say, a marathon) can help your exhausted muscles regain strength faster, per a new study. The theory: heat helps your muscles ...

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These Are The 4 Most Common Causes Of Your Back Pain

Ugggghh, back pain… Your spine is the supporting column around which your body is built. So when it’s causing you grief, you can bet you’re going to know about it. Problem is, there are so many muscles that support and move your spine that often you won’t actually know what’s causing that discomfort. These four repeat offenders are a good ...

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4 Easy Ways To Eat Healthy And Never Go Hungry

The worst part about trying to follow a kilojoule-controlled eating plan has to be that constant feeling of being so, insatiably hungry. Even if you haven’t eaten, say, a vetkoek in years, as soon as you’re trying to clean up your eating, boom! You’re craving one. Unfair? Totally. Avoidable? Absolutely. Yes, you read that right. Turns out, it is possible ...

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Should You Run With A Cold? We Asked A Pharmacist

You’re going to catch a cold this winter. It’s practically unavoidable. For most of us it’s not the worst thing in the world. – you can confine yourself to quarters with a box of tissues and a warm lemon drink and wait for it to pass. But if you’re a PB-seeking runner who’s rigorously following a marathon training plan or ...

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