When you’ve been sedentary and morbidly obese for a long time, it can be difficult to get into a regular exercise routine. Following the weight loss that comes from bariatric surgery, you’ll feel renewed energy. But you may still need to take things at a slow pace for your safety. It’s unlikely you’ll be ready […]
Years of obesity takes it toll on the body. Back pain, joint pain, and other types of chronic pain are common ailments even after we’ve dropped our excess weight. Anyone who suffers from chronic pain understands the time between pain medication refills or doctors appointments put you under a lot of stress. And when you […]
You don’t need a fitness studio to get fit at home! I would say the most common excuse for not exercising or getting active is that you don’t have time to go to the gym or go out for a run. The second most common excuse is that you can’t afford to join a gym […]
Restorative Yoga can bring many positive health benefits and can be an excellent beginner exercise for those who’ve had bariatric surgery and/or have been sedentary. This gentle exercise form helps students gain flexibility and has been shown to greatly reduce stress and anxiety. It really is a perfect form of activity for most newbies to exercise! Of […]
Perfection is not achievable or even desirable, and that is OK. In fact, as humans, we are all a work-in-progress and will remain so for the entirety of our lives. We learn. We grow. And we are able to make significant changes — one of which may be to lose weight and improve our health. And no matter […]
Yoga Practicing: Ways to Get Inspiration and Reach Self-Realization There are few things that are more attractive than someone who is filled with self-love, confidence, and a wonderful sense of adventure, humor, and ease. All these things come from living a life that we enjoy, one that lets us be the best version of ourselves. […]
Yoga is a practice that originated between four to eight thousand years ago with suggestions of the form showing up in the Indus Valley civilization around 3000 BC. The idea of uniting the mind, body, and soul in a single cosmic unit did not present until around 800-100 BC. Yoga for bariatric patients are a […]
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