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ATHLETES THAT DO YOGA

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November 19, 2017

The stereotype that yoga is for women is a stereotype that hasn’t quite disappeared yet. But what most people may not know is that yoga was practiced primarily by young adolescent boys. Though your yoga class may be dominated by women, the number of men who do yoga is slowly rising. In the US, professional athletes and teams…


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BECOME A BETTER ATHLETE: POWER UP YOUR MENTAL GAME (PART 2)

MARC MACADAEG
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October 17, 2016

Why should athletes include yoga as part of their training? Despite what I said about in PART 1 (of this article), probably being more effective means for athletes to address flexibility work, (bold) I strongly believe that it’s essential for athletes as well as the athletically-inclined to practice yoga at least four days a week, and here’s why:…


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BECOMING A BETTER ATHLETE: POWER UP YOUR MENTAL A-GAME (Part 1)

MARC MACADAEG
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August 26, 2016

Does yoga help athletic performance? These days, it’s not uncommon to read about elite athletes who champion the addition of regular yoga practice into their training regimens. Blake griffin, dirk nowitzki, Tom Brady and Andy Murray are a few household names who have talked about how their yoga practices have helped them maintain or reach higher levels of…