https://www.pinterest.com/pin/318348267379798433 It’s time to talk a FOAM ROLLER... I’ve had many discussions regarding the foam roller and Dr Guy Voyer finally clarified!🤯So, without further ado, I will present the FACTS, NOT MY OPINION, regarding BASIC PHYSIOLOGY of our connective tissue! FACT: Fascia fibers are made up of collagen, reticulin and elastin. Collagen moves water and … Continue reading The Foam Roller: DON’T DO IT!
https://beliefforthe unbeliever .files.wordpress.com /2015/05/circulatory- network-0101.jpg Bikram's last and final claim is that hot yoga "dilates capillaries more effectively, oxygenating tissues, muscles, glands, organs and increasing the removal of waste products. Due to risk of sounding redundant I am going to refer you to the following blog posts: HOT YOGA: Detoxifies the Body HOT YOGA: Thins … Continue reading HOT YOGA: Dilates Capillaries More Effectively Removing Waste Products
Bikram's next claims are some of my all time favorites... And if theses claims were true EVERYBODY would be doing it! Bikram states that his style of yoga "reorganize the lipids (fatty acids) in the muscular structure, warm muscles burn fat more effectively" and "when we stretch, the fat has no room to sit so it redistributes to the … Continue reading HOT YOGA: Redistributes Fat Into The Bloodstream
The American Council on Exercise states you burn more fat, burn more calories and can exercise longer when doing so in warm temperatures. So yes, fatty acids are burned for energy in the muscles and since you burn more fat when the muscles are warm and can exercise longer, more fat will be burned in warm … Continue reading HOT YOGA: Burns More Fat
How many times have you or someone you know said they were going to yoga or spinning to "sweat it out," it being that nagging cold they just can't shake. It isn't an uncommon statement and, in theory, sounds great just like Bikram's next claim. However, how many times have you felt "under the weather" … Continue reading HOT YOGA: Raises Body Temperature to Help Fight Infections