Tag Archives: yoga

8 Yoga Poses to Combat Back Pain from Sitting

Who knew that sitting could put so much stress on your body? But sure enough, a few hours behind a desk and you start to slouch, your shoulders roll forward, and the pressure and tension build on your neck and spine. Stop suffering. All… read more >

What’s in Your Gym Bag?

Whether you’re hitting the treadmill, the boxing ring, or the yoga mat, it’s important to have the right gear. We asked some of our favorite fitness experts and One Medical providers and team members to share their must-have workout items. Check out their top… read more >

3 Yoga Stretches to Unwind the Low Back

Low back pain can make it hard to get comfortable–even sitting or walking can hurt when you’ve got an achy low back. Determining the root cause of the pain can be challenging, but oftentimes it’s a result of tight hips and hamstrings. Excessive sitting,… read more >

8 Yoga Poses for Better Digestion

Studies have shown that practicing yoga can have a profound impact on stress and anxiety levels, and then there are the obvious physical perks of improved balance, flexibility, and strength. But did you know certain asanas (poses) can also ease digestive woes? To understand… read more >

Natural Ways to Treat High Blood Pressure: The Most Effective Exercises

In part one of our series on natural treatments for high blood pressure, we looked at how changing your eating patterns can help reduce blood pressure. In this installment, we’ll examine various types of exercise and the role exercise plays in treating hypertension. Don’t… read more >

Some Unexpected Good News About Stress

The latest edition of the American Psychological Association’s annual report called Stress in America reports that young adults between 18 and 33 are the most stressed among us. Up to age 47, the main sources of worry are jobs and money. And for those… read more >

8 Winter Workout Ideas

When the temperatures are cold and daylight is in short supply, it can be hard to motivate yourself to exercise—indoors or out. But with the right gear, there’s no excuse to hibernate all winter. In fact, you might even enjoy it! Whenever possible, try… read more >