Yoga & Meditation Wellness Coach Sonya Quijada on Benefits of Yoga Nidra

Sonya Quijada served as one of the few women paratroopers of the 82d Airborne Division. She was the first female honor graduate of the Advanced Airborne Jumpmaster School, in 1989. During her 28 years of Army duty, she was a leader in the Signal Corps, and then selected by the Special Operations Command to serve […]

Source:Women Fitness
Author:Namita Nayyar
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The Adventure-Ready Workout

Amelia Earhart famously said, “Adventure is worthwhile in itself.” If, like Earhart, you crave the physical and mental test of wild, challenging and daring activities, then this adventure-ready workout is the perfect preparation. From hiking and backpacking to rock climbing and rafting, use this sequence to get in shape for any outdoor adventure…  

Author:Heather Eastman
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Can Athletes Drink Alcohol and Maintain an Effective Training Plan?

Consider the recent celebrations like Memorial Day weekend in the United States, the Queen’s Jubilee celebrations in the United Kingdom and the Swannies putting one over the Mighty Melbourne Demons. There is a good chance someone — you? — overdid the beers, the Champagne, wine and the spirits. No harm done, you might think. It […]

Source:Training Peaks
Author:Scott Tindal
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Spinach and Berries to Prevent Muscle Soreness

What are the effects of spinach and berries on oxidative stress, inflammation, and muscle soreness in athletes? Higher fruit and vegetable consumption was “positively associated with muscle power” in adolescents, but they aren’t the ones who really need it…

Source:Nutrition Facts
Author:Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
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Decoding the Ideal Body Fat Percentage for Men and Women

Obesity has become one of the most prevalent health issues worldwide. A study suggests that the number of overweight people exceeds the number of underweight people for the first time in the history of humankind. Another global study shows that no country has reduced obesity rates in the last three decades…

Author:Mehak Shah
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‘I’m a Fat Personal Trainer, and This Is the #1 Thing I Tell All My New Clients’

“I’m Tasheon, and yes I’m a fat personal trainer located in Tacoma, Washington,” Tasheon Chillous, CPT, introduces herself in an Instagram post. Somehow, there are still people who are surprised by this—which unfortunately tracks, given that society is pretty fatphobic.

Author:Allie Flinn
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