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Marathon Des Sables

  I have a friend who ran the Marathon Des Sables, a passionate yogi. In his words (referring to yoga and being barefoot): ‘nothing can prepare you better for the toughest footrace on Earth – mentally and physically.’ I remember one story he told in particular: In the evenings after the days race one has […]

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What inspires you?

Dear Fellow Yogis What inspires you?  What will you inspiration for 2015 be?  We’re looking for the best image, accompanied by one word that will inspire you for the coming year.  Load it to Instagram, Twitter or Facebook.  Tag it #yogainspire2015, #yogacapetown and add @yogaforsportsza. Here is a picture of something that is inspiring – […]

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Yoga for sports performance workshop

Jim Harrington and Mark Vella team-up to bring you a series of workshops on yoga for sports performance this July.  Ideal for professional and amateur athletes, coaches, trainers and yoga teachers.  Click here to view the flyer and contact details. Dates: 7, 14 and 21 July  |  Venue: Wellness Warehouse, Kloof Street, Cape Town  |  Time: 10.00 am to 3.00 pm

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The Rocket is back

I just got some great feedback from a client. After four weeks of daily yoga therapy sessions with Varun ” the V-Rocket” Aaron. India’s latest fast bowling sensation has  made a comeback. He has been off injured for the past six months after suffering stress fractures in the spine and now he’s back to match […]

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Yoga for runners – the warm-up

For years we’ve heard from mainstream experts that yoga can improve your running, but haven’t really figured out how to integrate it into our training programmes – besides a few cool-down stretches at the end of a run. The following short sequence of moves was designed especially for runners to do first thing in the […]

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Yoga helps surfers to take off quicker

Surfing and Yoga: aspects of yoga that positively effect surfing with a specific focus on the core muscles and the take-off By Nick Aldridge The ways in which yoga improves and facilitates surfing are numerous. Before we look specifically at how working with the core muscles in yoga can improve surfing, I’d like to give […]

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Shoulder injury in professional cricketers

To describe the impact of shoulder injuries on professional cricketers during the 2005 England and Wales first class cricket season. To read the full paper clickShoulder injury in professional cricketers.

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Measures to prevent cricket injuries

Cricket is a major international sport, generally played in British Commonwealth nations.Although strictly a non-contact sport, injuries in cricket can result in a number of ways. In high level cricket, overuse injuries are common and related to the physical demands of the sport, particularly in the delivery of the ball.

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