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A New Approach to Improving Flexibility

Try this smarter, better-for-you, more accessible way to stretch.

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My Life As an Ashtanga Student in Mysore: The Essence of Seeking Consciousness

In this essay series, advanced Ashtanga practitioner and writer Leslie Hendry explains why her many trips to India were never just a vacation.

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A Mindful Runner Shares What Drives Her to Train for the First-Ever All-Female Run Across the Serengeti

Rhonda Vetere is a tech industry executive, an athlete, and, this October, a participant in the inaugural Serengeti Girls Run—a 55-mile, multi-day journey that aims to empower the next generation of female leaders.

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Burn 100 Calories in 90 Seconds

Need a quick pick-me-up? Burn 100 calories in under two minutes. These three simple exercises are designed to align the body so that you’ll stand straighter and move more efficiently.

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Sharath Jois on Keeping the External World From Interfering with Your Spiritual Path

Seeking a true yogic life means deflecting everyday distractions and focusing on the inward journey.

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The Love for the Guru’s Lotus Feet

A deep inquiry into the opening mantra to help understand why touching your guru's feet is much more than a symbol of respect.

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Sleep Better Tonight with This 90-Second Workout

For better sleep, get moving more. Here’s a perfect pre-sleep workout for quality zzz’s tonight.

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What Ayurveda Says About Exercise

Daily movement is a vital part of this ancient practice. Here’s what active people of all kinds can learn from its teachings.

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Sharath Jois on How a Local Shala Offers More Than a Workout

Having a go-to yoga shala isn't simply a space to practice asanas. Here's how belonging to one studio can take you to a higher place in all aspects of life.

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The Case for Exercising Less to Get the Results You Want

Yes, you've got to do the work to get results. But much like how you approach your career, you've got to work smarter, not harder, to master your fitness goals.

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This Lung Cancer Survivor Used Meditation to Help Her Run

During her recovery, Linda Wortman used a mindful breathing technique to overcome life's biggest challenge and, to her surprise, go farther than she ever imagined.

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3 Unique Ways to Overcome Fitness Obstacles

Your dream body doesn't need to be just a dream. Make it a reality with a simple shift in your approach to exercise. Here's how.

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Tackle Your Workout in One Song

Squeezing in exercise is often a scheduling issue. Hence, why our friends at Elev8d Fitness created this 3-minute workout that you can complete in no time.

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5 Scientists Proving the Benefits of Yoga and Mindfulness

Meet the leading researchers who are currently showing the medical community exactly how yoga and mindfulness heal.

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8 Years in a Yoga Rut Deepened My Practice

After annual visits to Mysore for nearly a decade, one Ashtangi learned the hard way that real, rewarding progress comes only when the body and mind are ready to advance—and not one second beforehand.

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