What is foam rolling? According to Pearcey and colleges (2015), it is a common practice for preventing soft tissue restrictions. Foam rolling can be described as a self-administered massage. As folks practice, they can gain direct and sweeping pressure that impacts the soft tissues in the body. Recent research in the Journal of Athletic Training looked at the likelihood of
Yoga Research Review: Evidence of How Yoga Practice Can Affect Sleep Disturbances and Other Outcome Variables.
The National Health Statistics Reports (NHSR) released an article last year (2015) that described results from the National Health Interview Survey. The report stated that 94% of respondents who practiced yoga, did so for wellness reasons and 59% of those respondents experienced better sleep after practicing yoga. In addition, Innes and Selfe (2012) reported that there is a growing body
This blog will be an occasional piece on a subject no one talks about—how our bodies change as we get older—and a few pluses of age. If you are under forty, you may not want to read it because you will either be terrified or you will go into a deep state of denial: this will not happen to me!