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September 15th, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

Yoga for Adrenaline Junkies A series on finding adventure, stoke, and a killer workout in the Great Outdoors by Johnie Gall

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I’m not ashamed to admit that I get bored when I practice traditional yoga. I used to sit on my mat, choking on incense, wondering when my mind would stop drifting to “Oh no, yoga farts!,” just waiting for the day when Downward Facing Dog would actually feel like a resting pose. Why was I the only one would couldn’t get the hang of this yoga thing?

Then I decided to make my own form of yoga, and everything changed.  I got creative, got outdoors, added in some exercise, and made it a challenge. Suddenly, I understood what it felt like to flow through poses and feel refreshed when I finally stepped off my mat. Even if you find your “om” doing high-octane activities, there’s still a way to pack a punch into your yoga routine. Here are some ideas:
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August 25th, 2014 | By | No Comments

Kayak Back and Shoulder Workout A series on finding adventure, stoke, and a killer workout in the Great Outdoors by Johnie Gall

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Here’s the thing about gyms: we don’t get along. Throw me into a place with four walls, treadmills and grunting men in tank tops and I’ll be practically clawing at the windows to escape. Nope, I’d rather spend that monthly fee on gear that gets me outside, into the sunshine and onto the water. And you know what? Playing in the Great Outdoors is the best exercise you can get (I didn’t believe it until I took my marathon-running friend on a steep hike—she told me she’d never had such an intense cardio session and her buns burned for days!). (more…)

August 4th, 2014 | By |

How To: Trick Your Body To Crave Kale Over Cookies

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Ditch your fad diets, calorie-counting apps and cleanses, instead trick your body into loving and craving healthy, whole foods. Sounds like a scam, right? Regardless of what your tastes buds or brain are saying, your body actually prefers and thrives off of the good stuff. You just have to adopt the idea of crowding out, meaning that you focus on adding in good food to your daily diet and eventually it naturally pushes out the junk. (more…)

June 23rd, 2014 | By | 4 Comments

6 Yoga Poses to Reduce Stress While Traveling An On-the-Go Yoga Session with Resident Yoga Instructor, Jennifer Lowe

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Summer is here, and it’s time for fun and adventure. Whether you’re jet setting across the globe or staying local, these simple postures will help keep you calm and comfortable throughout your entire journey. All of these postures are done from a seated position which gives you the freedom to do yoga literally anywhere; on a plane, train, car, and even at work after your trip. (more…)