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    Fitness Tips

    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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    Reviews

    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?…

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    Fitness Tips

    How Much to Walk According to BMI: Build Your Own Walking Program

    Did you know that walking can immensely contribute to improving our overall health? In fact, a general rule of thumb suggests taking at least 7000-8000 steps daily to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Of course, this is just a general guideline, and how much you should walk per day will vary greatly depending on a number of factors. Yes, BMI is…

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    Reviews

    My Baloney-Free Oura Ring Review: Is it Worth the Money?

    As a health-conscious tech geek, I’ve always had a weakness for stylish gadgets and health tracking. For years, I owned the Apple Watch Series 3, which was great, but wearing it while sleeping was uncomfortable, and after a few years, its tech (and battery life) was getting long in the tooth. I wanted something I didn’t have to charge daily,…

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    The 11 Best Booty Bands for Glutes in 2023

    If you’re ready to give your glutes a glow-up, it’s time to invest in a pair of booty bands. These little loops of resistance are like personal trainers for your posterior, helping you sculpt a stronger – and shapelier lower body. Booty bands are a great addition to any home gym as they’re portable, easy to store, and won’t break…

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    10 Best Yoga Mats for Carpet: Top Stability Picks for 2023!

    They say that life is a balancing act, and for many yogis, nowhere is this more evident than in trying to maintain a graceful downward facing dog on a high-pile carpet. Although most yogis prefer to perform yoga poses on cork or hardwood floors, sometimes it’s just not an option when you’re practicing from home. Yoga on carpet can feel…