The Push Up Alternative to Building Upper Body Strength

The Push Up Alternative to Building Upper Body Strength

Most people over the age of 50 tend to focus on lower body strength to prevent the accumulation of fat around the hips and belly. However, when you increase your upper body muscle mass, you also boost your resting metabolism. This in turn makes your body burn more calories. Yoga is great way to improve upper body strength and manage weight– no push ups required.

Let’s Play

Let’s Play

We’d all agree that play is important for children and for their social and emotional development. But research affirms the importance of play in adult lives, too.

Cobra: Serpent’s Pose

Cobra: Serpent’s Pose

While you may not be a big fan of snakes, Bhujangasana, or Cobra pose, is a wonderful heart-opening backbend. Not only does it invigorate your nervous system, but it also helps to align the spinal column and strengthen the back.