We can wake ourselves up by increasing our oxygen level by breathing deeply. Or conversely, we can put ourselves to sleep with a kind of meditation of shallow breathing, and repeating silently the words to the rhythmic "in" and "out" like a mantra.
In the meantime, says Rilling, we have to keep his findings in perspective: testosterone is just one influence among many
We have had the "What's the difference between boys and girls" conversation, in which I explain that boys have a different
In 2012 Jennah Bell, a young singer-songwriter with a guitar and a fierce folksy sound, stole the hearts of the leaders of okayplayer.com. At the time, the popular music website accompanied Bell to Mother New York in Manhattan to film an acoustic performance she gave at the popular advertising agency.
If there is one thing that connects members of humanity to each other, it is the undeniable fact that we are composed of bones, muscle and skin. Taking this overlooked and underappreciated detail of our existence, artist, Noah Buchanan, is bringing intellect, classical training and anatomy back into the art scene.
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It has to do with how you breathe during meals, a new study shows.
There are a number of common problems that we, as yoga teachers, see in this movement pattern and it explains why many yogis experience repetitive motion injuries in their shoulders and low back pain. It's in large part because their hip and shoulder girdles fall out of alignment.
As NJ and NYC-based yoga teachers, we meet a lot of pavement-pounding runners looking for relief from a wide range of symptoms from overall tightness and pain due to shortened muscles and strained tendons.
When it comes to a tight core, most people picture six-pack abs. But a truly toned core is much more than what you see on the surface. Deep within your loins, the psoas (pronounced SO-az) muscle group partners with other muscles to stabilize and girdle the lower spine, promoting proper body alignment.