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Heading to your first yoga class and not sure what to expect? Don't be intimidated - the yoga community is always excited and eager for newcomers to join the practice. A quick read below will have you informed, equipped, and feeling comfortable heading into your first class.
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Everyday commitments can easily take us off track from maintaining healthy eating habits. The good news is that the most meaningful health and wellness progress isn’t made with big, sweeping changes. It’s the small changes that stick and matter most.
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Running is one of the best sports and activities out there simply because it is so incredibly versatile. Indoor or outdoor, on a track or on a treadmill, through a neighborhood park or up the side of a mountain: you can literally run just about anywhere your little heart desires. Similarly, it could be a cold winter day, a warm summer night, or the middle of the day in a rainstorm; provided you prepare properly for it, you can run in just about any weather element that Mother Nature throws your way.
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Getting a jump start on the day can be tough. So, here's a simple, and I do mean simple, five minute warm-up to add to your morning routine. I'm not calling it a workout because there really is no intention of “getting ripped” or “max-heartrate” here. It's meant to help control your breath, lubricate those muscles, awaken your nerves, sharpen neurotransmitters (the little jolts of energy that continually fire in your brain), and loosen your joints that have been sedated from sleeping all night. 
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