Cross Training

Barefoot Fitness

Barefoot and Strong: Fitness for Your Feet By Katy Bowman, MS Photos by David Young-Wolff As the weather warms, the desire to go barefoot tends to increase. For some, going barefoot is a daily treat, but for others unshod time can be a painful experience. Prescribed orthotics, gel inserts, and bunion pads are just the tip [...]

By | May 31st, 2012|Cross Training|1 Comment

Running Yogis

By Felicia M. Tomasko Photos by Tai Kerbs   Molly Paterno Molly has run six marathons: Los Angeles three times, her hometown of Portland twice and Boston once (with a personal record of 3:09). She’s currently training for her second run of Boston in April by training accompanied by the ocean breezes of her current [...]

By | March 6th, 2012|Cross Training|1 Comment

Train Focused

10 tips to start training for the la marathon Deciding to run a full or half marathon is rarely a spur of the moment decision. For many people, running a marathon is a dream that requires committed goal-setting with a strong intention. Whether your reason for running is to get in better shape, lose weight, [...]

By | February 19th, 2009|Cross Training|0 Comments

The Zen of Tennis

Breathing With The Ball Coordinating breath and movement creates a greater integration of body/mind awareness and increased physical and mental performance beyond the mat to make time on the tennis court more productive. Using your breath to first find a rhythm with your body movements and then find the exact type and length of breath [...]

By | February 19th, 2009|Cross Training|0 Comments

Movement Rules Health

The Role of Proprioceptors In Joints and the Brain This is the third in an ongoing series on the therapeutic applications of yoga to appear in LA YOGA Ayurveda and Health Magazine. As Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra 1.2 says, “Yoga is the mastery of the activities of the mind-field;” or “Yoga is about controlling the fluctuations [...]

By | February 8th, 2009|Cross Training|0 Comments

Cross-Training Through Yoga

Sports such as basketball, football, baseball, cheerleading and dance are fun and challenging disciplines that encourage focus. But sports can also be brutal and unforgiving to young bodies. Because youth are resilient, they can often be unaware of the strain and stress the body endures during practices and games. After an intense practice or competition, [...]

By | July 23rd, 2008|Cross Training|0 Comments