Maintaining strength vs. muscle mass is equally essential to the aging population. Muscle protects metabolic function, strength protects neuromuscular function and prolongs physical independence in older adults.
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Mindfulness for Athletes
We had the pleasure of talking with the Fort Bend Fit marathon training group about mindfulness for athletes, stretching, and how awareness can be used to improve performance. What is mindfulness for athletes Body awareness, or the ability to sense the body’s posture, joint and muscle movement, even state of mind – is essential for injury-free […]
Why should an Athlete do Yoga?
Voet van Afrika You love your sport but sometimes your body just doesn’t move as smoothly as you’d like. Coupled with body stiffness, labored breathing and low energy. Maybe you’re just unfit. So you train harder. However, just as your endurance improves you pick up an injury. Consequently, you must back off training to recover. […]
Yoga – Move out the Fear Factor
Yoga Moving out the Fear Factor. The intent for these short yoga practices is to identify your fear, what it is, and that it’s there. And move it out.