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10-Minute Yoga Supersets: Better than Another Hour of Yoga

Sadie Nardini by Sadie Nardini | June 22nd, 2011 | 17 Comments
topic: Weight Loss, Yoga | tags: abs, arms, back, biceps, bursts, butt, Chaturanga, chest, child's pose, Cobra Pose, core, Crossed Kicks, downward dog, exercise, Fitness, glutes, hamstrings, legs, lunges, metabolism-boost, muscle tone, Navasana Twists, obliques, Plank Pose, plateau, plateaus, pushup, quadriceps, Sadie Nardini, Shakti Kicks, stomach, strength, strength training, supersets, Swimming Locust, thighs, triceps, work out, workout, Yoga, yoga fusion, yoga poses, yoga supersets

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This year, after 15 years of yoga practice and transforming my body, I found myself hitting a plateau. Though my practice regularly involves power moves like jumping forward into Crow Pose and holding Warrior Pose for a long time, my muscle tone seemed to be stuck on autopilot: never decreasing, but never really going to that next level, either.

Rethink Your Abs: 3 Exercises for a Stronger Core

Jill Miller by Jill Miller | June 26th, 2009 | 5 Comments
topic: Fitness, Yoga | tags: abdominal exercises, core, obliques, strength training, transverse abdominals, yoga for abs, Yoga Tune Up®

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A strong core has been “in” for years. But the biomechanic awareness that has trickled into yoga and fitness studios has been affected by loads of misinformation and the “quick-build” mentality. Unfortunately, this can often do the body more harm than good.

A brief unauthorized biography of the core