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The four primary types of yoga

The four primary types of yoga

There are as many ways to practice yoga as there are to unite with bliss and enlightenment. Essentially, however, current practice involves four primary types of yoga: karma, bhakti, jnana, and raja. read more
Corkscrew and Hip Circle Exercises

Corkscrew and Hip Circle Exercises

This exercise builds on the principles of the Mat Work: Supine Spine Twist but incorporates a longer lever (the legs), intensifying the hip flexor work and the abdominal work, particularly that of the oblique abdominals. read more
Integrating Functional Training Into Your Training Plan

Integrating Functional Training Into Your Training Plan

Each sport-specific program in chapter 9 includes three types of workouts: a conditioning day, a strength day, and a power or power-endurance day. A beginning athlete should perform the conditioning day two or three times per week for two to four weeks and then move on to the strength program. read more
11 Tips for Motivating a Guy to Exercise

11 Tips for Motivating a Guy to Exercise

For many men, making a commitment to exercise is not easy. But internationally recognized fitness and nutritional expert and personal trainer Ray Klerck, a former Men’s Health cover model, says there are many ways a guy can convince himself that making the decision to take better care of himself is the right thing to do. read more
Models and Theories of Public Scholarship

Models and Theories of Public Scholarship

Models and theories allow you to create engagement projects that are well crafted and address higher education administrators’ concern for rigor and impact - impact that provides evidence for cases concerning merit, promotion, and tenure. read more
Six Reasons Why Athletes Should Do Yoga

Six Reasons Why Athletes Should Do Yoga

Yoga can bring a special edge to the performance of everyone from amateurs striving to improve their lives to professionals competing against elite athletes. Ryanne Cunningham, who operates Flow Yoga Studio in Green Bay, Wisconsin, has instructed former Packers players B.J. Raji, Andy Mulumba, Tramon Williams, Mike Neal, and Jarrett Bush, as well as current Packer Randall Cobb and athletes from many other sports. She pinpoints six benefits of yoga for athletic performance. read more
What to call tourism that incorporates sustainability principles

What to call tourism that incorporates sustainability principles

One of the biggest debates in the tourism industry in recent history has revolved around what to call tourism that incorporates sustainability principles and who is part of it. read more
Training for sports requiring power

Training for sports requiring power

Power athletes are naturally focused on maximizing their strength-to-weight ratio so as to generate the greatest power at the lowest weight. read more
Determining What to Evaluate

Determining What to Evaluate

The first consideration in creating an effective evaluation plan is to identify the right things to evaluate. At minimum all program evaluation systems should include tools for measuring athlete development. read more
Stress and Weight Gain

Stress and Weight Gain

If one of your goals for participating in a fusion workout is weight management, it is important to understand how mental anxiety and physical stress affect weight gain. When the body experiences eustress (positive stress) as in exercise, or distress (negative stress) as in worry, the body releases powerful hormones to combat it. read more
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