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  • The Seated Pose yoga for inducing peace body, mind and soul
    The Seated Pose yoga for inducing peace body, mind and soul
    There are different classic yoga poses you can perform while sitting down. Some are done while meditating-meditating postures and others are done for therapeutic reason. The Easy pose (Sukhasana) is for positive effects for the spine and to slow...
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    Three Condoms Rule No More
    The three condom rule myth has finally been laid to rest by the DC Metropolitan Police. In a press release from The Women's Collective in Northeast, the Police Department has begun to distribute cards that will explain that citizens are...
  • 39-year-old woman content with world's largest hips that measure 100 inches
    39-year-old woman content with world's largest hips that measure 100 inches
    According to the Huffington Post on Jan. 23, a 39-year-old woman has set the record for having the world's largest hips.Mikel Ruffinelli, a 420-pound woman with an eight-foot circumference, has set the new world record for World's Largest...
  • Better buns
    Better buns
    Are you happy with your butt? Most of my women clients aren't. They're too small, too big, too saggy, too flabby ... this list goes on. The right cardio exercise and weight training activities (like squats and deadlifts) can make a...
  • Mayor Gray at first DC Commission on AIDS
    DC AIDS Commission commences while the government gets its 'report card'
    Local non-profit organizations leaders react to two events that took place yesterday regarding AIDS in DC. First, DC Appleseed, a non-profit group devoted to solving public policy problems, released its first 'report card' on the District&...
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    Glute kick-back exercise for maximum tennis performance
    Make your glutes strong with glute kick-backs In the previous Glute Bridge article, you were introduced to the importance of strong and functional glute muscles for tennis players. The glutes are extending the hips during running, sprinting and...
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    Glute bridge for maximum athletic performance and tennis fitness
    Maybe the most underestimated muscle in the athlete’s body is the most important one: gluteus, also known as glute, butt or booty. Gluteus is one of the biggest consisting of gluteus maximus, medius and minimus. Its function is a hip...
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    Strong Hip Flexors for Improved Speed and Performance
    Strengthen and stretch your hip flexors to improve your speed. Every athlete can benefit from strong hip flexors. However, hip flexor strengthening is very seldom included in the training regimen. For a tennis player, strong hip flexors,...
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    Mini Workout - Core and Shoulder Stabilizers
    Get Strong and Functional Core and Shoulder Stabilizers The sunny spring weather in Los Angeles motivates everybody to get in shape, which for most people would mean to own nicely defined abdominals. Besides a tanned and lean midsection, for a...
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    Mini Workout - Legs, Core and Foot Work for your Tennis Fitness
    Efficient Mini Workout after your Tennis Practice Leg strength, core strength, balance, coordination and flexibility – that’s what you need to work on to become sufficiently fit to play good tennis. Most of the players realize how...
  • Becky and Warrior 3
    Form: Warrior 3, Virabhadrasana 3
    Generally entered from Warrior 1 or High Lunge, Warrior 3 or Virabhadrasana 3 may also be entered from standing position or Mountain Pose. Before starting, check in with your T’s: cross the line of the shoulders with the line of the spine...
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    Hip Pain Relief with Myofascial Release of TFL Muscle (tensor fasciae latae)
    Release the trigger points in your TFL to relieve hip pain Pain in the hips and knees is a major source of distress for a serious tennis player. If you have aches in your hips or knees, you cannot move freely because every step will remind you of...
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    Knee Pain Relief with IT Band Myofascial Release
    Myofascial release of your IT band - very painful, very helpful Related Articles Quadriceps myofascial releaseHamstring myofascial release Piriformis/gluteus myofascial releaseTFL myofascial releaseHip flexor myofascial release Lower leg...
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    Static Stretching Routine After the Tennis Practice
    Get the habit of always stretching after your tennis practice Stretching after your tennis practice has enormous benefits. If you play on the hard courts a lot (that’s almost the only option in Los Angeles) the muscles and joints get a lot...