As a recent Brazilian Jiu-jitsu exponent, I can’t stop asking asking myself why I took so long to start! As Ryron Gracie says “Most people who want to do and need to jiu-jitsu aren’t doing jiu-jitsu!” So if you are someone considering taking up a martial arts you might ask; “What’s the difference between Brazilian

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Older athletes have accomplished a lot during their lifetime, but they are far from throwing in the towel. Many of them have discovered yoga and how it supports physical and psychological elements that formal athletic training doesn’t tackle. What other miracles can it do for the body and mind, you wonder?Yoga changes all athletes for

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When you hear a yoga instructor tell the class to move into an inversion such as a crow pose or headstands, it can be quite intimidating. However, doing inversions in yoga is not just for advanced yogis but can also be done by beginners.The best yoga inversions for beginners include the forward fold, downward-facing dog,

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Practising sports and leading an active lifestyle have so many benefits. But there are also a couple of drawbacks. One of these is muscle soreness, pain, and long recovery times, which can affect your performance, are not addressed. A massage gun is a great option to reduce pain and promote recovery, allowing you to get

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Having lower back pain and stiffness in your back is never fun. However, instead of just hoping it will go away on its own or taking medication, you can opt to try out some yoga poses to help.The best yoga for lower back pain and stiffness are gentle poses such as the Sphinx pose and

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If you consider yourself to be a physically inflexible person, the thought of doing yoga can be daunting. Wondering how in the world you are going to do any of the yoga poses that you typically see? Like forward folds where you bend and touch your toes. This is no cause for concern, though, as

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