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3 Easy Yoga Poses for Travelers

Traveling is fun! It opens your mind to new experiences and keeps your brain young. But it can be oh so tiring sometimes, especially if you’re on the road during the busiest times of the year. Whether you’re traveling by plane, car, or hoverboard, it’s possible you’ll experience some form of stiffness or fatigue once you finally arrive. Travelers’ fatigue crosses all economic and body-size boundaries. … Continue reading 3 Easy Yoga Poses for Travelers

Race Recap: Mermaid East Bay Run

When I signed up for the Mermaid East Bay Run many moons ago, I planned on doing their debut 18-mile race, called the Sirena18. But when my IT band started acting up a month ago, I knew that would be a poor choice, so I changed my race to the Half Marathon. I have the San Francisco Marathon coming up at the end of July … Continue reading Race Recap: Mermaid East Bay Run

Yoga Poses for Your IT Band

If you’re a runner, you might be familiar with the sharp, icy-feeling, or cramp-like pain in your knee or hip caused by a tight IT (iliotibial) band. Lots of other people have written excellent posts about what the IT band is and how you can strengthen, stretch, and heal what’s known as IT Band Syndrome (ITBS). So, instead of rehashing their great material, I’m going … Continue reading Yoga Poses for Your IT Band

Yoga Poses to Ease Your Travels

‘Tis the season to prevent stiffness and achey limbs from traveling in small spaces. Revitalize quickly with this trio of restorative yoga poses, suitable for all bodies and fitness levels! Travelers’ Trio It’s that time of year when we spend hours on our feet in long lines only to cram ourselves into tiny airplane seats and cars, traveling and shopping to exhaustion. These three poses … Continue reading Yoga Poses to Ease Your Travels