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WHAT MATERIAL DO LEGGINGS USUALLY USE?

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  Wearing yoga pants while exercising may make a workout more comfortable and therefore more enjoyable. It may also prevent overheating. That said, it also carries some health risks. Health benefits of wearing yoga pants Yoga pants describe a variety of different styles of pants, from formfitting leggings to looser trousers. However, nearly all yoga pants have some stretch to them due to the materials that they contain. Many yoga pants contain materials that wick moisture from the body and promote airflow. The moisture-wicking technology prevents overheating by keeping body temperature stable during exercise, while ventilating fabrics increase airflow. A 2014 study Trusted Source found that synthetic polyester was more beneficial than a 100% cotton T-shirt in terms of both breathability and moisture-wicking. This may suggest that yoga pants made of synthetic material, such as polyester and elastane, may prevent overheating and promote airflow. This in turn may make workouts more com

WHAT STYLE DO YOU LIKE WHEN WEARING YOGA CLOTHES?

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Leonisa ActiveLife Mid-Rise Shaper Legging These leggings contain moderate compression fabric that flattens the stomach and shapes the waist and legs. Shaper clothing does not offer fitness benefits. The leggings also feature mesh cutouts around the knees that promote extra airflow and breathability. The fabric in the leggings wicks moisture, preventing overheating. The company recommend these leggings for people doing high impact exercise, such as agility, strength, and resistance training. These leggings are available in small, medium, large, and extra-large sizes. Leonisa ActiveLife Mid-Rise Shaper Leggings are available for purchase online here: https://www.odaqua.com/collections/sport-leggings KÜHL FREEFLEX Pant These pants are lightweight, moisture wicking, and quick drying. They do not contain spandex, but they prevent sagging or bagging with FREEFLEX fabric. They also feature a wide pull-on waistband, four pockets, and a gusseted crotch for freedom of movement. Additionally, t

THE 7 RULES: WHAT TO WEAR FOR YOGA

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Picking outfits according to the occasion is the fashion rule #1. Formals for office, casuals for movies, dressy for evening parties, you know the drill pretty much right? But when it comes to yoga, you might be doing it wrong. Dressing for yoga can be a little more complex than it actually feels. Just like any other physically demanding activity, the right workout gear makes a huge difference. When asked, most of the people prefer to wear something loose and comfortable. But trust me, it’s more than just that. Choosing the right clothes can be difficult but helps you improve your yoga session in many ways. So, here are the seven rules of yoga apparel 1. Yoga Pants - leggings We all know how comforting it is to wear those leggings, it indeed gives you those professional yoga vibes too. That’s great but what kind of leggings would fit your body type perfectly is the real question. Well, one thing’s very clear is that never wear loose pants like those harem pants. Long pants should be s

15 EXERCISES WITH HATHA YOGA (PART 3)

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11. SHAVASANA - Step 1.  Lying on your back, let the arms and legs drop open, with the arms about 45 degrees from the side of your body. Make sure you are warm and comfortable, if you need to place blankets under or over your body. - Step  2.  Close the eyes, and take slow deep breaths through the nose. Allow your whole body to become soft and heavy, letting it relax into the floor. As the body relaxes, feel the whole body rising and falling with each breath. - Step  3.  Scan the body from the toes to the fingers to the crown of the head, looking for tension, tightness and contracted muscles. Consciously release and relax any areas that you find. If you need to, rock or wiggle parts of your body from side to side to encourage further release. - Step  4.  Release all control of the breath, the mind, and the body. Let your body move deeper and deeper into a state of total relaxation. - Step  5.  Stay in Shavasana for 5 to 15 minutes. - Step  6.  To release: slowly deepen the breath, wigg

15 EXERCISES WITH HATHA YOGA (PART 2)

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6. UTTANA KURMASANA Step 1. Start by sitting on your yoga mat, knees knelt as your hips rest on your heels Step 2. The heels underneath your hips should be facing upward as you straighten out your spine properly. Step 3. Your neck should be aligned to your spine and your arms beside you resting. Now take a deep inhale as you bend down trying to touch your forehead to the ground. Step 4. At this time, while you inhale you would feel your stomach sucking back in making it easier for you to bend down. Step 5. Once done, now you can bring your arms all the way around to the back and clasp them. The posture indeed looks easy but now comes the difficult part, holding the posture for a few seconds, maybe a minute for the best. Step 6. As you release your posture now exhale and continue with normal breathing until you reach your base one position. Step 7. There is another variation to this tortoise pose as well where instead of you kneeling down you stretch your lower limbs ahead and then bend

15 EXERCISES WITH HATHA YOGA (PART 1)

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  1. SVASTIKASANA a. Sit on the floor with your legs straight out in front of you; place your hands on the floor beside your hips, with your palms down and fingers pointing forward. Shake your legs up and down a few times to get the kinks out. b. Bend your left knee, and place the sole of your left foot against the inside of your right thigh, with your left heel close to your groin. If this step is difficult, don’t use this pose. c. Bend your right knee toward you, and take hold of your right foot with both hands. d. Grip the front of your ankle with your right hand and the ball of your big toe with your left hand; slide the little-toe side of your foot between your left thigh and calf until only your big toe is visible, and wiggle the big-toe side of your left foot up between the right thigh and calf, if you can. e. Rest your hands on your knees, with your arms relaxed and palms down. f. Lengthen your spine by stretching your back in an upward motion, balance your head over your torso

WHAT IS HATHA YOGA? SOURCE? BENEFIT?

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The benefits of Hatha yoga include better sleep, strengthening core muscles, improving depression symptoms, and helping with stress management. Hatha yoga is a type of yoga that emphasizes holding poses for long periods of time. It is made up of three main practices: body postures, breathing techniques, and meditation. This article was reviewed by Joey Thurman, CSCS, CPT, FNS, a Chicago-based fitness expert and MYX Fitness coach. Hatha yoga is a form of yoga that involves holding specific body postures, called asanas, to work on muscle strength and connect your mind with your body. Hatha is one of the most popular types of yoga practiced in the world and research shows that it has been linked to mental and physical health benefits like stress management and stronger core muscles. Here's what you need to know about Hatha yoga and how it can benefit your physical and mental health. What is hatha yoga? The word Hatha means "discipline of force" in Sanskrit, and the goal of