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Heart Healthy HIIT Workout

Photo of Lauren Williams by Justin Steele Step up Cardio to Improve Physical Performance Cardio isn’t just for the endorphins. (Although who doesn’t love a little endorphin rush?) And it’s not just calorie burning. (Although it’s important to stay on top of that too.) Cardiovascular exercise is also vital for a healthy heart. [...]

By |2019-06-08T23:02:48+00:00February 13th, 2019|Cross Training|0 Comments

YogaSlackers and Slacklining

YogaSlackers I took a lesson from YogaSlackers at Wanderlust Squaw Valley in Lake Tahoe several years ago. YogaSlackers is a group of roving slackliners who live the outdoor adventure life. They also teach yoga poses on slacklines. Co-founded by Jason Magness and Sam Salwei in 2005, YogaSlackers has a roster of 138 teachers who have [...]

By |2019-06-08T23:56:36+00:00July 10th, 2018|Cross Training|0 Comments

Slacklining as a Moving Meditation

Walk the Line: Slacklining If you’ve ever thought about running off to join the circus to enjoy the thrill of walking a tightrope like a Wallenda, you might be intrigued by the outdoor sport of slacklining. It is a challenging practice accessible to beginners that offers a method for connecting mental focus, breath, and embodied practice. [...]

By |2019-06-08T23:56:39+00:00July 10th, 2018|Cross Training|0 Comments

Behind the Scenes with the Soccer Team LA Galaxy

  Photo by Jeff Skeirik Soccer is called, “The Beautiful Game.” The origin of the term is disputed, but when the legendary Brazilian soccer player, Pelé, titled his autobiography, My Life and the Beautiful Game, the phrase became a ubiquitous description for soccer. Part of what makes soccer beautiful is the certain kind [...]

By |2019-01-03T07:33:00+00:00March 6th, 2018|Cross Training|0 Comments

Iceman Wim Hof is Living his Dharma

This maverick yogi is teaching the world to breathe - one ice bath at a time. During what feels like the height of the American popularity of hot yoga, Iceman Wim Hof is an ambassador of the Cold. Before you think this is just the next trend, Wim Hof is a modern master with a compelling [...]

By |2019-06-12T18:54:44+00:00October 31st, 2017|Cross Training|0 Comments

CycleBar Culver City: Indoor Cycling, Community, and Philanthropy

  A love of endurance sports and and philanthropy fuels CycleBar Culver City independent franchise owner Steph Sklar-Mulcahy. Her experience includes triathlons (including two Ironman distance races), marathons supporting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, and road cycling since her first AIDS/Lifecycle ride in 2005. Around eight years ago a friend convinced her to try her [...]

By |2017-04-14T00:27:04+00:00April 12th, 2017|Cross Training|0 Comments

Seven Steps to Building Your Tubular Core

Our collective six-pack obsession is in full swing. Developing a six-pack tops the list for many well-intended yogis and fitness enthusiasts trying to figure out how to tame the bulge. With a smorgasbord of “magic bullet” recipes for rock hard abs, trying to figure out the truth of core strength can leave one perplexed, without [...]

By |2017-03-06T15:37:51+00:00February 22nd, 2017|Cross Training|0 Comments