Jennifer Aniston's yoga guru offers diet and fitness tips

How does Jennifer Aniston stay in such amazing shape? Say hello to her yoga teacher and celebrity trainer Mandy Ingber, author of "Yogalosophy: 28 Days to the Ultimate Mind-Body Makeover (click for details)"....more

How to Practice Yoga at Home Over the Holidays

One question that I'm often asked is, "I love yoga but I want to be able to practice at home instead of going to a yoga studio all the time. What are some tips to start and maintain a home yoga practice?" It seems like a relatively simple thing to do, right? Just roll out your mat and start moving through yoga postures, right? But for many (myself included), keeping up with a home yoga practice can be difficult and challenging. ...more
Great tips, thank you! My yoga studio cuts out classes and closes for christmas break so these ...more

Vigilantly Constricting

I hotfooted into yoga class ten minutes late and discovered that, uncharacteristically, the teacher had taken some time for talk before movement. Hoping to illuminate the theory behind the practice, she’d explained a few terms and their role in the various poses we’d be doing.By the time I slunk in, the class was well into its sun salutations. Much like when I was in college, I tried to fake my way through having missed the lecture....more

How to (Pretty Much) Survive Hot Yoga

My friend Pam told me about hot yoga. She said it would change my life. She has been going for awhile now and believes it will help ease my chronic pain and eliminate those winter time blues. One summer a few years ago, I did the Jillian Michaels Yoga Meltdown DVD so if anyone ever asks, I tell them I've been doing yoga for years and that I'm pretty good at it. Realistically I'm as flexible as a cadaver and use my yoga mat as a prop to keep my bedroom door closed because the knob doesn't latch. ...more
sweatismysanity I'm glad you tried out another instructor instead of giving up on it right away! ...more

10 Things I Learned From Completing A 60 Day Bikram Yoga Challenge

Have you ever heard of Bikram yoga?  Wait, let me rephrase the question. Have you ever heard of hot yoga?  Like, the super-hot, sweat inducing, feel like you might die yoga that takes place in a 105 degree room?  THIS is Bikram yoga, and it is awesome. More specifically, Bikram yoga is a form of Hawtha yoga which requires class participants to bend and contort their bodies into 26 different poses for 90 minutes. Yep, you read that right, one class is a whopping one and a half hours long!  ...more

5 Yoga Poses That Will Burn Calories

Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years... each one associated with food, food, and more food. Prime your body to burn more calories with these five dynamic yoga videos. The best part is that you can do these poses at home, and continue them for the whole year. ...more
jhl My pleasure. I love sharing yoga with my friends :-)more

10 Minute Stretches For After Your Workout

Flexibility Exercises for the Entire BodyPerform this stretch routine after your workout to help increase your flexibility, decrease residual muscle soreness the next day, as well as cool you down and stretch out ALL the muscles in your body.directions: hold each stretch for 20-30 secondstools needed: a mat...more

New Weight Watchers Fitness Kits Blast Calories Fast While You Have Fun!

You know Weight Watchers as the organization that helps you take off pounds. But now they also have created workout kits. I tested some of the fitness packages for myself. Here are my tips on what's worth the investment:...more

Get Jennifer Aniston's Body With Yogalosophy

Jennifer Aniston's fitness trainer and celebrity yoga instructor Mandy Ingber knows the reason: "Her body is a balance: very feminine, yet toned," she told People magazine....more