Yoga

The Reset Class: Breathe, Relax, Zen, Repeat

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This will be the last time I mention that really hard month that included the great illness that took over my whole life! I only mention it now because it was that illness that led to needing some serious recovery and rest after the plague lifted. I mentioned in a previous post that the universe …
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Review: Jillian Michaels Yoga Inferno Workout DVD

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Oh, how we love a good Jillian Michaels' workout DVD. And, this new one --- Jillian Michaels Yoga Inferno --- had pretty big (yoga) shoes to fill. After all, her last yoga DVD, Yoga Meltdown, got a whopping four stars from us! We can kind of be a tough crowd to please when it comes to our workout …
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Review: Kristin McGee’s Strong Sexy Svelte Workout

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During my internship I tried a wider variety of food and exercises than I have in my whole life (which might be only 24 years, but still!). Swimming was my entire fitness life until I turned 17 and quit (a long story and regrettable decision), so when Jenn had me choose another workout DVD to review …
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Dr. Lisa Yoga Blast Workout DVD Review: More Like Fun Dance Blast!

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If you're like me (and, hey, it's me FBG intern Maria again!), then sometimes working out can seem more like a chore than anything else---and chores are easy to procrastinate and put off. Getting in shape and being a healthier you is hard if you don’t have a workout routine that fits who you are. So …
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Workout DVD Review: Christine Felstead’s Yoga for Runners Intermediate Program

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Remember back when yoga was just for yogis? Or really bendy people who liked to chant a lot? I do! Back when, if you did a lot of yoga it was kind of woo-wooey weird. But nowadays, it's pretty awesomesauce that yoga is just kind of normal; a thing a lot of people do. AND---here comes the really cool …
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Yoga Faceoff! Canyon Ranch Yoga for Strength & Energy vs. Element Yoga for Energy & Relaxation

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Part of my commitment to making more time for cross training this year is my intention to do more yoga. A lot more. I've noticed that quite a few yoga DVDs aim to be a two-fer, providing workouts based on helping you to gain energy as well as to relax and destress. I've had a couple of these DVDs …
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Learning Some willPower and Grace With Stacey Lei Krauss’ DVD

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WillPower and Grace—Did you just think of that 90s show, too? Well, kick that thought out because the DVD that Stacey Lei Krauss (creator of one of the hottest workouts of the year!) has in store for you is way better than any TV show! The only way I can describe it is yoga meets aerobics, well …
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Workout DVD Review: Shiva Rea’s Core Yoga

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Yesterday I got to share my Q&A with yoga guru and all-around awesome chick Shiva Rea. And today, as promised, I'm sharing my thoughts on her latest DVD Core Yoga! There are three things you must know about this DVD. One, it's awesome. Two, it's hippity-dippity. And three, it's a compilation of …
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Becoming COREgeous With Jill Miller

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I’m sure ALL of your girlfriends have mentioned how gorgeous you are, but have any of them ever told you that you were Coregeous? Well if they haven’t, be prepared for the compliments to start pouring in. Jill Miller, creator of Yoga Tune Up, has put together the Coregeous DVD to help overcome …
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Review of Deepak Chopra & Tara Stiles Yoga Transformation: Weight Loss & Balance

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I like yoga. I like meditation. I like Tara Stiles. I like Deepak Chopra. And I like balance (balance is—for reals—the Holy Grail of life, I've decided). So already, from just a look at the cover of Deepak Chopra & Tara Stiles Yoga Transformation: Weight Loss and Balance, I had a good feeling …
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