For a Sugar Craving ...try a seated meditation with arms in a “V” Try it: Starting in a comfortable seated position, raise your arms overhead into in a V shape. Relax your shoulders down your back and reach out through your fingertips. Stay and breathe here for 3 minutes. Finding the ease in staying here for several minutes will clear your mind and release loads of tension from your body.
Dolphin Pose Benefits: Calms the brain and helps relieve stress and mild depression -Stretches the shoulders, hamstrings, calves, and arches -Strengthens the arms and legs -Helps relieve the symptoms of menopause -Relieves menstrual discomfort when done with head supported -Helps prevent osteoporosis -Improves digestion -Relieves headache, insomnia, back pain, and fatigue -Therapeutic for high blood pressure, asthma, flat feet, sciatica
Tight hips seem to be a common problem for almost everybody from runners to cyclists, from desk bound bloggers to dancers. Give this area a little extra love with this sequence of nine hip-opening stretches to increase your flexibility, reduce discomfort, and prevent injury. Try the series in the order listed here, or pick your faves to incorporate into your workout routine.