Blogs about Mind Body

Do You Want to be Fitness Famous?

✔Does this view look familiar? ✔Do you feel you could make it BIG? ✔Do you want to be able to IMPACT more people lives on a bigger scale?

Alcoholic Drinks that are Kind to Your Mind and Body

 If you’re prone to over-indulging in the alcohol department at the weekends then keep in mind that some drinks will be kinder to your physique and your mind.Drinking safely and healthily is all about moderation, but choosing certain types of alcoholic drinks can help you to avoid packing on the pounds and won’t leave you hiding from the sun the morning after.Never overdo consumption

A Meditation on the Beauty and Science of Movement

A bicep curl is a movement where a muscle called the biceps brachii shortens to pull the forearm up into flexion. 

10 Tips to Reduce Stress and Anxiety (The End of the Year Blog)

While I'm not sure that I will be able to give you anything as good as last year's holiday/end of year 'zombie twinkie' blog ( http://blog.ideafit.com/blogs/ariadne-greenberg/the-requisite-holiday-survival-guide-because-of-course-we-will-be-running-from-hordes-of-zombie-twinkies ) I found a couple of handout s(while I was doing some end of year cleaning)

Massage, Fascia, Yoga, and Foam Rollers (Yes, They Really do Connect)

The idea of using pressure and friction on the human body for health and relaxation is not new. Massage was prevalant in the time of the Roman empire: if you went to the baths it would be common to have a body rub in addition to the hot and cold tubs. The Greeks as well had it, and before them the Egyptians and the Chinese, and the Indians. There are even some European cave paintings that suggest massage may date back thousands of years earlier. So the practices and the understanding of their benefits predate a lot of our modern medical science.

The other side of Shavasana: What goes on at the beginning of a yoga practice

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about how I think about and use shavasana (http://blog.ideafit.com/blogs/ariadne-greenberg/shavasana-and-meditation ). Since then I find myself thinking about, and talking to my classes about the beginning of the class. If in part Shavasana is the transitional pathway out of the physical practice, into the meditative practice, and then out into our lives, it is balanced by what we do at the beginning of practice, when we step on the mat. 

Methodologies for Weight Lifting and Laser Focus

Hey everyone!  So, a couple of thoughts came to mind this morning upon waking up.

Shavasana and Meditation

To explain the use of shavasana in yoga I often use a particular set of images in my classes. 

Tai Chi Mind Body Exercise Students Have But One Regret

 Fit4Zip™ Tai Chi Fitness Austin Says Mind-Body Students Have But One Regret...Not getting Tai Chi connected sooner!

BRING OUT THE RUNNER IN YOU

 It's time to lace of those running shoes and enjoy a workout outside. Changing up your cardio routine through the week can be challenging. Most people see running as a boring type of exercise compared to high intensity training or circuit training workouts. Well to me running is meditation, a break from the strenuous workouts and time to connect with nature.