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How to Choose a Yoga Mat – A Beginner’s Guide

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How to Choose a Yoga Mat – A Beginner’s Guide

If you’re finding that yoga is becoming a regular part of your fitness regime, you may be thinking about investing in a high-quality yoga mat. Whilst the yoga studios are now open, most require you to bring your own mat. But with so many on the market, how do find the perfect one for you? Here are our top tips on choosing a yoga mat.   Do I Need a Yoga Mat? Yoga mats are a nice addition to your home workouts but you can practise yoga without one. However, if you want to add a layer of comfort to your sessions, a...

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The Best Yoga Poses for Runners

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The Best Yoga Poses for Runners

Since the start of the pandemic, more and more people have started running outdoors. Adding running and yoga into your weekly exercise regime can offer a number of physical and mental benefits during these strange times. Whether you are an avid runner or you have recently got back into it, here are some easy yoga poses that can help to stretch out those muscles and keep any stiffness at bay. The Seated Forward Bend This is a nice and easy yoga pose that really helps to loosen any tight spots and improve flexibility over time. If you run regularly, you may find...

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The Yoga Channels We Will Be Watching in 2021

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The Yoga Channels We Will Be Watching in 2021

  With gyms and studios closed in various cities due to lockdown, more and more of us are going online to get our yoga fix. The great news is YouTube is overflowing with yoga tutorials and classes that can teach you new skills and help you progress and keep fit at home. Here are the Yoga channels we will be tuning into this year.   Liv Townsend   If it’s motivation you’re looking for, Liv Townsend’s YouTube Channel should be your first port of call. Liv takes her love of yoga online in a unique way that has allowed her...

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New Year New Yoga Poses - Four Complex Poses to Conquer in 2021 

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New Year New Yoga Poses - Four Complex Poses to Conquer in 2021 

January is here and with it comes a whole host of fitness challenges. Whether you’ve signed up for Yoganuary (practicing yoga every day of the month) or you have written down some personal fitness goals that are unique to you, we thought it would be fun to explore some of the more challenging poses yoga offers. Here are the four most complex yoga poses to try and master in 2021 with the help of a professional trainer. Can you check any off the list?    The Plow This is a deceiving pose as it looks easy to achieve but in...

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How to Curb the Winter Blues with Yoga

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How to Curb the Winter Blues with Yoga

We get it, the daylight hours are getting shorter and those dark mornings are leaving you will little to zero motivation to take on the day. But what if we told you that a quick yoga session could help melt away those pesky winter blues? Once the festivities are over, it’s easy to feel a little deflated but we’re going to show you how to be your best self all the way through December and January too. Here’s how. Enjoy those Endorphins    One way to counteract any low moods that may occur during winter is to feel endorphins flowing...

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