If you've ever been to a gym class and done the cool down stretching afterwards you may already be familiar with the Bhujingasana, which is Sanskrit for Cobra pose. As with all the Bikram poses it has multiple benefits, including relieving back pain
bit of wonder stretch. It works every part of you and there are no parts of the body that are not given a good going over. There's no respite."As well as working your muscles, joints and tendons it also strengthen the heart, lungs and cardiovascular
be no gap between arms and ears at any time.2. Stretch straight upwards as though you are being pulled up by a string at the top of your head.3. The sideways lean. Lean down to the right, pulling your arms down to the right and sticking your hips out
If there's one pose that every single beginner fancies their chances at mastering with little effort it's Savasana.Sanskrit for 'Death Pose', it essentially involves, um, playing dead essentially. It's the halfway point of the 26 poses and signals the change over from the standin...
Want better sex? Relax, we're not spamming you with a dodgy 'herbal viagra' offer. It's actually the next pose in the Bikram sequence which could boost your sex life and more besides.Garudasana, or the Eagle Pose, is the only posture that opens up the 14 largest joints in the ske...
This is one of the better-known stretches in the Bikram sequence, being a popular addendum to gym classes up and down the country. For my part, I’ve been doing this one since my Saturday league football playing days. Mind you, as a moody teenager
it is and shuffle your knees one at a time to meet your head again.5. Lift your shoulders away from your ears and enjoy a stretch in your upper, mid and lower spine.Sasangasana: The Benefits“This posture gives maximum extension of the spine, increasing its mobility
Salomon Men's Trail IV 3/4 Tights (SS12), £45.00Kerry says: Now, skin-tight lycra isn’t every man’s preferred running attire, but if you put those baggy shorts aside for one minute, you might find these aid your performance somewhat.I’ve picked
Salomon Women's Trail III ¾ Tights (£40)Kerry says: These ¾ length tights will carry you from a rainy summer into autumn thanks to their expert body temperature-regulating technology.A great investment to make in the summer, the tights' 50+ UV
bunch on the whole – yes, I’m looking at you – but it also helps to combat loss of appetite.Olga Allon, Director of Hot Bikram Yoga, says: “By now, followers of this blog will know that the flexible runner is a rarely injured runner – and this stretch
Visit the official Runner's World page
Follow Runner's World on Twitter
Other Natmag-Rodale Sites
Run For Charity
About Runner's World
Runner's World is a publication of Hearst Magazines UK which is the trading name of The National Magazine Company Ltd, 72 Broadwick Street, London, W1F 9EP. Registered in England 112955. All rights reserved.
Website powered by: Immediate Media Company Limited. | © Runner's World 2002-2013 |