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    How Many Minutes of Yoga a Day To Lose Weight: What You Need to Know

    Weight loss can be a challenging journey, but did you know studies indicate yoga can play a significant role in shedding those extra pounds? With the right style, duration, and poses, yoga can be a game-changer in your weight loss efforts. Here, I’ll break down how many minutes of yoga a day to lose weight effectively, different styles of yoga…

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    BetterMe Review 2023: Does This Pilates App Live Up to the Hype?

    For the past two years, I’ve been dealing with the challenge of finding exercises that don’t trigger my migraines—a personal hurdle I’ve had to clear time and time again. This is why I recently regained interest in Pilates, a low-impact workout that promises to tone you up and complement other exercises like yoga. I was already a yoga enthusiast, but…

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    How Often Should You Do Yoga as a Beginner? A Comprehensive Guide to Building a Sustainable Yoga Practice

    So, you’ve made the pledge to start doing yoga consistently. (Congratulations!) The mat is unrolled, the YouTube tutorials are bookmarked, but one question looms large: How often should you do yoga as a beginner? As a general rule, practicing yoga 2-4 times per week is recommended for beginners. This frequency allows you to experience the benefits of yoga, such as…

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    The 7 Best Yoga Mats Overall – My Top Picks for 2023

    Let’s be honest—juggling work, family, and social life leaves little time for exercise, let alone actually making it to the gym. But here’s the good news: You don’t need to step out of your home to get fit. All you really need is a quality yoga mat to transform any corner of your home into your personal yoga studio or…

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    Lasta App Review: The App That Helped Me Get My Health Back on Track

    It was good timing when the team at Lasta reached out and introduced me to their health-tracking app. I jumped on board right away. Why? Because I was in dire need of a new, effective way to track my fasts, which I was doing to complement my keto diet—a diet I started following about five weeks ago to help manage…

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    How Do I Stop Slipping On My Yoga Mat? A Guide to Slip-Free Yoga

    There’s nothing worse when you are halfway through your vinyasa when your hands start to slide. Next thing you know, your downward-facing almost becomes a downward face-planting dog. My friend, I’ve been there; slipping during yoga is a very common (and very annoying problem). And since you’re here, chances are high you’ve been asking yourself, “How do I stop slipping…

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    Manduka Prolite Review 2023: Grippy Down-Dog Bliss!

    I’ve had a bit of a Goldilocks situation when it comes to finding the perfect yoga mat. One’s too thin, another too slippery, one started disintegrating after a few weeks, and don’t even get me started on the one that smelt like a rubber factory for weeks! You’d think something as simple as a mat wouldn’t be so complicated, right?…