It is patently apparent that a good, sunny day puts a spring in our step and lures us outdoors to participate in a variety of healthy activities that might have seemed drudgery on a different day. The physical advantages to exposure to sunlight include sizable doses of Vitamin D, which is credited to help strengthen bones and inhibit some forms of cancer. The dangers of sunlight are also familiar. Skin takes a beating with the risk of cancer and premature aging. Though some question the use of sunscreen, most strongly advise being adequately protected all seasons of the year. Furthermore, wearing sunglasses is encouraged — not so much as to appear suave, but to protect eyes that are vulnerable to damage resulting in cataracts and macular degeneration.
Here are the moves you will be doing on the 30daybuttlift. Please use this hashtag whenever you post about your workouts! Oh and I wanna see your selfie with the printed calendar! Push into the floor with your heels and keep your chest lifted, back tall.
In fact, whether you run, bike, dance, practice yoga, or just hang out on your couch, your psoas muscles are involved. They affect your posture and help to stabilize your spine. The psoas muscles are made of both slow and fast twitching muscles. Because they are major flexors, weak psoas muscles can cause many of the surrounding muscles to compensate and become overused.
It happened one night during a quiet class, the thing I feared most in the practice. I twisted myself into Marichyasana D on the right side, and… tweet. I passed gas, and it was audible but not smelly, thank goodness!