It’s true that yoga poses can focus on specific regions of the body, but yoga poses are actually all about the mind-body-spirit connection. These heart-opening poses are proof! They support the upper body and open the chest area, and they open us up to more love, compassion and vulnerability. No matter where you are in your yoga practice, you can find at least one heart-opening pose to both open your physical and emotional body to more love.
Do you shy away from weight lifting and resistance training because A) it looks boring, and B), you don’t want to look like the hulk? Well, according to new research, weight lifting can protect the heart and even help you live longer. That doesn’t mean you need an expensive gym membership though! You can get the benefits right at home, too.