3 good yoga poses for runners
If you're a runner, you've probably been told you "should do yoga ... step-back lunges From standing, inhale and raise your arms as you step forward with your right leg into a lunge. Exhale to hold. Inhale as you step back to standing and lower your ...
Dear Pharmacist: Research shows yoga good for sciatica pain
A: Assuming your diet is good, I’d try yoga ... common condition in which lower back pain extends into one or both legs, by way of the sciatic nerve. A January 2013 study demonstrated that certain “asanas” or yoga poses relieved symptoms of sciatica ...
Yoga Poses Reason for Caution
The new yoga mantra, especially for beginners, is “know your limits.” Steven Stewart thought he was doing something good for himself when he took ... though we do get a few lower back injuries,” says Stewart. It’s a hot topic right now.
Strokes, retina damage and trapped nerves: Is yoga doing us more harm than good?
The Science of Yoga: The Risks and the Rewards, out next month, pulls together medical studies and case studies from those who have met with disastrous ends rather than the feel-good flexibility ... in yoga are to the lower back, knee, shoulder and neck.
Asana Drama: The Yoga Poses Philly Yoga Instructors Absolutely Hate
Least favorite pose: Chaturanga, and the practice of "pushing through." "My aversion for Chaturanga began when I heard a yoga teacher say, 'Jump back…' and 'Jump up ... everyone does it incorrectly. (Pinched nerves unite.) And it’s hell to ...