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The Science Behind Face Yoga

"The Cheek Lifter" and "The Happy Cheek Sculpter” may sound like phrases out of an ‘80s exercise video, and they definitely sound like they apply to your non-facial cheeks. But according to dermatologists and facialists, these facial exercises — also known as face yoga — may help the face appear more taut and sculpted. Back

Instagram's Favorite Yoga Brand Just Launched Skin Care

Chances are, you clicked on this article because you're a big fan of Alo Yoga, the California-based activewear brand known for its incredibly comfortable workout clothing and high-quality yoga gear. (If you're a yogi and haven't tried one of its mats yet, what you waiting for?) Now, after nearly 14 years on the market, the

The 6 Best Yoga Poses for Golfers

Yoga poses like side stretch can help you swing to your full potential, pain-free. (Getty Images) Every time I golf without stretching, I play at least five strokes worse. There’s good reason for that: In golf, every detail matters. If your form is slightly off, it can make the difference between an enjoyable day on

How to burn 150 calories in 45 minutes WITHOUT breaking a sweat

FLY LDN also offers a traditional Barre class that draws on pilates, yoga and dance to build core strength and improve balance posture and flexibility. These classes utilise bodyweight, light weights, balls, resistance bands and the bar for intensity, variety and ultimate progression. Whatever your shape, gender, fitness level or individual goal, FLY LDN’s ultimate

6 Wellness Escapes To Restore Your Mind, Body & Spirit

We get it – hibernation majorly appeals when there’s a chill in the air and the sky is greyer than the hoody now accompanying your workouts.  But mate, you’re not a bear, so it’s time to crawl out of this winter slump and dig out your suitcase. Simply planning a getaway can boost your wellbeing,

Study reveals benefits of yoga for pregnant women

New research in pregnant women suggests that practicing yoga activates the parasympathetic nervous system (which is responsible for bodily functions when at rest) during the third trimester, improves sleep at night, and decreases α-amylase levels, indicating reduced stress. The Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Research study included 38 women in a yoga group and 53

Exactly How This Woman Used Yoga To Lose 55kgs

When she was at 179kgs, Maria Odugba finally found a workout that worked for her. The University of Central Florida grad student, who has struggled with her weight all her life, has shed 55kgs after discovering yoga, sharing her journey on her Instagram account. She regularly posts photos of her impressive yoga skills, including splits, arm