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Finding A New Calling in Life

Finding A New Calling in Life

Have you ever felt incomplete in life and felt that you had to serve an alternative purpose in life? Many people all over the world feel the need to do something different in their lives. They are not satisfied with what they are currently doing. Whether it is in work, school or relationships, many people don’t feel like they have served their purpose in life and feel that they need to do more. Some people feel the need to teach others to serve their purpose to helping the community. Yoga has been proven to ease the mind and help people find peace physically and mentally. Many people have changed their lives all because of the peace that yoga exercise has brought upon them. If you feel the need to serve the community well, then perhaps you should try to satisfy your calling in life by becoming a yoga teacher.

According to Huffingtonpost, there are more than 20 million Americans in the United States who do yoga. There are many different benefits to doing yoga exercises. Some of the benefits include improved brain function, lower stress levels, increased flexibility, building muscle strength, weight loss, reduced chronic neck pain, anxiety relief, and many more health benefits physically and mentally. In addition, yoga can also be very good for your bones. There have been many studies around the world that show that yoga exercises could possibly improve bone density in the elderly. Many elderly people are encouraged to do yoga in order to help improve their overall health. In addition, yoga is recommended for those who are facing serious injuries and are slowly trying to recover. Traditional workouts may not be best for those who are suffering from serious injuries because it requires intensity, where yoga is performed at a slower pace.… Read More ...

Stretching at Home After Rehabilitation

Stretching at Home After Rehabilitation

Stretching warms and cools down muscles, protects ligaments, and reduces chance of injury. Few people realize that stretching itself can be a form of exercise. This is especially true if you are recovering from surgery, a previous injury, or otherwise cannot perform a full exercise routine. After rehabilitation from surgery, you will want to continue your exercises at home and build on the routine slowly.

Before starting an exercise program, including stretches at home, please consult your doctor. These simple stretches can be used to build and strengthen muscles. If you haven’t been through rehab, but have suffered from carpal tunnel, arthritis pain, or conditions such as tennis elbow, be sure to speak with your doctor. A daily stretching routine might be what you need to ease your symptoms.

Seated Stretches

1. Towel Twist

Sit in a chair. Hold a dry towel with both hands in front of you and relax your shoulders. Twist the towel away from you and then toward you. Repeat 10 times in both directions.

This stretching exercise is perfect for tennis elbow and carpal tunnel. It strengthens the muscles in the forearms. It can be done anywhere, even if you only have a few minutes of time.

2. Seated March

Sit in a stable chair. Place your feet flat on the floor about shoulder width apart. Raise your right knee as high as you can without pain. Slowly lower it to the floor. Repeat the process with your left knee. Aim for eight raises per knee and if possible, perform two sets.

This stretch is excellent for working the hip flexors, and it also adds a little cardio to your routine.

3. Torso Stretch

Sit in a stable chair. Place your feet flat on the floor about shoulder width apart. Put your hands … Read More ...