Alexandra Rees is a qualified sport and exercise scientist, ex-club runner and Bikram yoga devotee of six years, who can now touch her toes with sickening ease.Like Kerry McCarthy, who in our first blog admitted that he thought yoga was solely
's the best way to progress in the pose without worsening the pain in my knee during the posture? Alexandra ReesA. That’s such a fab posture, it’s great stretch for the back of legs and your spine too. The wider your feet are apart, the easier the posture
Freya got lucky there!I had names worked out if mine were girls, the first one was to be Alexandra Grace, the second one Florence Annie. Sorry not much help there. Congrats Neilly, how about a celtic spin, Caitlin or Iona. I do like Celtic names, our wee
My lift for Sunday has left me in the lurch, and having just spoken to the organisers, public transport isn't really an option. Is anyone driving from London who has a spare place in their car? Alexandra,there is a thread in the events tab
Salabhasana (Sanskrit for Locust) is a short, intense posture, done first lifting one leg, then the other and, finally, both legs together. It's part of the spine-strengthening sequence of a Bikram class, designed to work each part of your spine independently.Salabhasana: Step by...
I'm a sub-20 minute 5km and dead-on 40 minute 10k road runner doing my first track season this summer. My 1500m and 3000m times are crap. What kind of training should I be doing to enable me to get faster over these shorted distances? All my training plans are geared around longe...
as you can shoehorn in - the ability to move quickly over crappy terrain counts for a lot. C'mon Alexandra, with your times and experience of the Hellrunner you should be giving not looking for advice!! I assume that you have suitable footwear
Before we get down to the serious yoga business, let's get something out of the way. Translated into English from Sanskrit, Pavanamuktasana means ‘wind removing’. Cue sniggering, giggling and snorts of laughter from the back row.Whilst it’s indeed designed to remove wind, I’ve ye...
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