The Yogic Perspective: Activating Muscles for Power, Strength and Balance.
With regards to muscle power, there’s a massive difference between “activation” and just “tensing”. Just those words make it clear. One definition of tense is; “stretched tight or rigid..” which really doesn’t sound useful at all….. But we all know what “active” means.
When Does our Natural Spine Become Compromised? (and how do we manage this?)
Today’s intention – how does your body feel right now? Stiff? Sore? Injured? Got a Fit Bit? When did you stop being able to squat down or sit on the floor easily? When did your body begin to ache and not move quite as easily as it once did? We can all blame this on “getting […]
This week I’ve been explaining in a little more detail the importance of “bandha” again – particularly when it comes to your neck and also, if it’s relevant, when/how you breathe in these instances. This is particularly the case when/if you randomly throw your head back, niggling (once again) usually the most niggliest and most vulnerable vertebra in the neck and combine this action with a deep inhale. Seriously, if you happen to be a mouth breather, it could be one of the most dangerous things you ever do.