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The One Asana to SIDDHA…

In swami Sivananda’s words, mastering Siddhasana helps acquire ‘siddhis.’ Hatha Yoga Pradipika recommends Siddhasana, Padamasana, Simhasana and Bhadrasana as the four main asanas from among the 84 principal asana, which in turn, has been from the comprehensive list of 84,00,000 asanas. Among these four, Siddhasana has been assigned the highest value. For Man Sit in …

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Balance your running with asymmetrical posture

The word STIFFNESS is not new to the running world. Most of the runners at some point have experienced injuries like Knee pain, Shin splints, Plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendinitis, Flat feet, Iliotibial band syndrome (ITBS), Hip pain or strain, Sciatica, Hamstring strain or pull, Groin strain or pull, Lower-back pain, Upper-back or shoulder tightness or …

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Running with a Balanced Weight Bearing Pelvis…Isometric YOGA asana can help

Have you ever taken a minute to check if your pelvis is well balanced, for the upper body to transfer its weight appropriately onto the lower body? In simple terms, the weight transfer of the upper body through head, neck, shoulders and the lower body through hip sockets, legs, knees and feet, if not done …

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Ignite Your Running … …with Virbhadrasana-2

The “one” posture which, when, practiced religiously with special attention to intricate details, for 2-3 months, can have an amazing impact on your running performance. I am talking about Virbhadrasana -2, commonly known as Warrior -2. This posture offers a unique combination of Strength and Flexibility and touches upon every part of the body with …

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Running Form – an exemplification of Postural Habits

As a runner, you realize the importance of “Running Form” to efficiently optimize the stride. You also know that running, being a repetitive weight bearing movement, may eventually lead to disastrous ill effect, unless the right “Running Form” is maintained throughout the run. When runners run, they check, recheck, constantly evaluate & correct their Running …

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Yoga for ITBand: RUNNERS & their long-term association with Iliotibial (IT) BAND PAIN

Until I had started working with runners, the term Iliotibital Band, for me, was just a part of the body like any other. As I began to interact more and more with runners, I realized that Iliotibial band (commonly known as IT Band) seemed to be a common term of interaction within the running community. …

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Life is Sweet: Don’t Let Diabetes Sour It….Beena is off her Diabetes & BP Medication (PART-II)

What exactly did Beena do to kick high BP & Diabetes out of her life? She became aware and conscientious; she followed the right guidance; her execution was timely and methodical; the last but not the least, she has been CONSISTENT since. Today, she has a tale to tell. Till a few years ago, diabetes …

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