New answers tagged

0

@BW_FunctionalEnthusiast has explained well and rightly. I have been practicing Yoga (not just asanas) for more than 30 years. I have learnt and practised Yoga under different yoga teachers in India, lastly with a teacher trained under BKS Iyengar. I also teach but only to people with problems and a desire to get over those problems via Yoga/Physical-...


0

To understand the importance of yoga and its relationship with the human body, I got in touch with a well-renowned yoga practitioner as well as a fitness expert, Seema Sondhi. On being asked how yoga helps in losing weight, she proposed to start from the very basics of the practice. According to her, before we target weight loss, it is important to ...


0

I have always had problem with space of movement as well. I don't know how severely limiting your issues are. For me relatively straightforward movements were quite easy but for example things like yoga are very hard to do. It triggers so many movement stops and pain points it takes a lot of motivational effort. Of course the other answers are correct and ...


1

There is a crazy amount of ‘information’ on the internet about different physical syndromes and rehab techniques. Likewise, physical therapy is big business. Instead, I think you could do gentle exercise that strengthens your body indirectly. Walking is good—particularly walking on uneven terrain (e.g. in a forest). Swimming is also good. Bodyweight squats ...


1

Yoga, daily warm-ups/stretching, and careful strength training focused on full ranges of motion have been my most beneficial solo practices for me to prevent, notice, and fix minor mobility issues like tightness or weakness. Self myofascial release has been helpful in specific scenarios but not as consistently as those three. Of course external experts (...


1

Similarities Between the Two To understand the reason for the belief that stretching and yoga are virtually the same, let’s look at how they are similar. Both relieve tightness in muscles. Both can engage the entire body. They can have some of the same goals. Stretching involves holding a position. You work on lengthening the muscle until you are stretching ...


4

When doing a pose like this, there are three main areas of potential groin discomfort for me. Discomfort from the upper pubic area pressing against the ground: This area typically has a layer of fat, covered by hair. Pressing of the flesh, and pulling of the hair, can be painful, something both men and women will potentially experience. My usual of dealing ...


Top 50 recent answers are included