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Month: July 2014

The Key Poses of Yoga: Scientific Keys, Volume II

Key Poses of Yoga: Your Guide to Functional Anatomy in Yoga This book offers a scientific approach to understanding the practice of hatha yoga. Through four-colour, three-dimensional illustrations of major muscles, tendons, and ligaments, Ray Long describes the practice and benefits of hatha yoga. Specific anatomical and physiological descriptions highlight the agonist, antagonist, and synergist muscles that come into play with each pose. Volume II of the series illustrates the correct muscle use during key poses of hatha yoga. From beginners to experts, this book will become a constant companion. Look also for “The Key Muscles of Yoga: Scientific...

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Ten tips for good health – part 1

Here are ten simple tips to help you to stay in good health. 1. “Yes” to physical activity Do regular physical activity. Regular, moderate physical activity speeds up your metabolism and helps to make better use of the nutrients, maintains the efficiency of all organs of the human body, maintains high endogenous hormone production. Of course it is not wise to exceed because, in this case, all the positive effects would be inhibited by an excessive production of cortisol, the stress hormone. Which physical activity should you do? First you must do something you like, because otherwise, it would...

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