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7 Yoga Poses That Will Help You Learn How to Do a Split

Is doing a full split on your yoga bucket list? Then you should be doing split stretches (aka stretches and poses that will help prepare your body for a split). As a certified yoga teacher for over 20 years, there are 7 yoga poses I swear by when it comes to learning how to do splits. These yoga poses focus on opening tight hips and hamstrings - two...

Sat Feb 24, 2024 02:38
Running Longer Takes Mental and Physical Grit - and These Mind-Body Tips Can Help

Learning how to run longer can feel like gaining a superpower. Distances you used to only drive across suddenly become something you can cover on your own two feet. Still, heading out the door for multiple miles can be incredibly intimidating. And in the process of building up your endurance, it's easy to make mistakes that lead to injury, like going...

Fri Feb 23, 2024 21:38
A 12-Week Half-Marathon Training Schedule For Beginners

So you want to run your first half marathon? You're going to need one thing: a desire to run … a lot. With the right approach, almost anyone can tackle 13.1 miles, but following a half-marathon training schedule for beginners is a major time commitment. "To take on a half marathon, you have to really be excited for the training itself," says founder...

Fri Feb 23, 2024 18:18
How to Use a Neti Pot the Right Way, According to MDs

Having clogged, stuffy sinuses is hardly a picnic, which is why plenty of people turn to Neti pots to help clear things out. But nasal irrigation at home is a little tricky if you've never done it before - and that can leave you wondering how to use a neti pot. A neti pot, in case you're not familiar with it, is a ceramic or plastic container that's...

Fri Feb 23, 2024 18:18
None of Us Should Have to Be as Brave as Nex Benedict, the Nonbinary Teen Who Died

I wish I could say I was surprised. Shocked, hurt, appalled, disgusted. I wish I could feel furious, seething, incandescent with rage, irate. All of those would be appropriate responses - or maybe not. Maybe there is no appropriate response to the death of a child. Maybe I just want to be able to communicate the true depth of the grief that is felt...

Fri Feb 23, 2024 02:36
Why the Volleyball Community Is Up in Arms About the NCAA’s New Double Contact Rule

If you've ever been to a college volleyball match, you know things can get intense. Whether it's a killer block, elite dig, or perfectly executed bump, the game is full of skill. But there's been a major change to NCAA women's volleyball rules as you may know it: double contacts are now allowed. A double contact, also known as a double hit, is...

Fri Feb 23, 2024 01:07

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