Don’t Fix Your Yoga Pose By (Just) Looking at the Instructor

You’re in yoga class and your favorite teacher is guiding you with crystal-clear instructions, but you can’t help it—you glance over your shoulder at the girl next to you to see how she’s doing triangle pose. You want to check that you’re doing it “right”… and, yes, see how you measure up (and how in the world can she get her hand all the way on the ground like that?!).

Source: Why Your Yoga Pose Will Never Look Like the Instructor’s (and That’s Good!)

A large part this is having an instructor, who is capable of assessing your posture and correcting where necessary.  No correction is better than poor correction – who wants injuries?  But no corrections means you can’t hope to improve either.

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How to Minimize Loose Skin During Weight Loss

There’s nothing worse than working your way through a diet only to end up with skin that hangs like a curtain from a window. Unfortunately, it’s a common byproduct of weight loss. Here’s what you can to minimize the amount of loose skin during weight loss or even improve the issue after you’ve lost weight.

Source: How to Minimize Loose Skin During Weight Loss

Not a topic you often see covered…

Eggs, tuna, lean chicken, navy or black beans, and – of course – protein powder are good ways to get a big dose of protein with a small amount of calories.