Exercising once you hit your 50s is important for many reasons. It can minimize the effect of inflammation, improve your heart health drastically, makes you look and feel better, and lowers your risk of contracting heart disease,cancer and other debilitating conditions. The problem is, your body is probably not as physically capable as it once was.
That’s why exercises like yoga are perfect for the “over 50” crowd. Yoga minimizes impact, physical stress and strain, and delivers mental as well as physical benefits. Let’s put the Yoga Over 50 DVD exercise program through its paces and see just what you can expect. Continue reading
It is much easier to properly access the correct meditative levels and physical poses of the sometimes demanding yoga routines when you are comfortable. And that means purchasing a durable but cozy and safety-enhancing yoga mat or towel.
The Aurorae “Synergy” Yoga Mat/Towel is the first product of its kind, a two-sided creation with each surface delivering specific yoga benefits. Let’s unroll the Synergy mat, designed to prevent slipping and offer support during multiple poses, and see what you can expect. Continue reading
The Japanese word used for a yoga meditation cushion is zafu, and zabuton refers to the actual mat itself. For the calming and spiritual meditative poses and routines in many yoga practices, a comfortable and sturdy mat and cushion allow you to focus your energy and concentration more readily than if you were sitting on a hard, wet or otherwise uncomfortable surface. This set delivers extreme portability, and is filled with material which is longer lasting and softer than the cotton backing found in some cheaply made cushions and mats. Let’s enter our Lotus pose and see just what the Buckwheat Zafu and Zabuton Meditation Cushion set delivers.
Attractively priced and offered in your choice of four print patterns which promote meditation and self examination, the Gaiam Print Premium Yoga Mats are attractive and beneficial to your form, function and spirit. Extremely portable and easy to clean, these particular yoga mats are perfect for home or studio use, and the slim but compact profile provides joint comfort and support on even the hardest surfaces. A closer inspection is required of this environmentally friendly yoga mat which is also comfortable and supportive. Continue reading
Available in three different meditative designs, the Gaiam Full-Zip Cargo Pocket Yoga Mat Bag is bargain-priced with a lot of high-end features. Traveling to yoga class means bringing your own mat for personal and healthy reasons. And when you transport it in a yoga mat bag with a carry strap and accessory storage, you eliminate the need for a purse, wallet or bag. Let’s open up this handy and versatile fitness accessory and see just how it helps practitioners of yoga, Pilates and other mat-based exercise routines. Continue reading
Yoga blocks, also called bricks, are wonderful and inexpensive fitness tools that help improve your flexibility, while also offering needed support. And if you are participating in some intense fitness program like P90X, a couple of versatile yoga blocks are definitely recommended. What sets the Hugger Mugger Cork Yoga Block apart from the competition, and why should it be your preferred purchase? Let’s hit the yoga mat and find out. Continue reading