Yoga For Everyday Athletes: This sequence, created by Smith, has three phases: dynamic poses that warm up your muscles and loosen your joints; passive holds, which relax the body as you stretch your muscles deeper; and a restorative pose, a critical element that Smith says helps you recover and prepare for your next workout. (Women's Health Magazine)
Urdhva Dhanurasana (Full Wheel) Stretches the chest and lungs Strengthens the arms and wrists, legs, buttocks, abdomen, and spine Stimulates the thyroid and pituitary Increases energy and counteracts depression. Therapeutic for asthma, back pain, infertility, and osteoporosis.
Bye-Bye Cottage-Cheese Thighs: 5-Minute Leg-Toning Workout - Your legs are truly lovely and take you everywhere you want to go, but if you sometimes scan them in the mirror and think of cottage cheese, here's a workout for you. Strengthen and tone your powerful gams with this quick and effective workout. Just press play and get ready to show your legs some love.