Yoga for Strength: Leg Power Equals Brain Power

By
Nina Zolotow, RYT 500
Yoga for strength

Leg power predicts both cognitive aging and global brain structure, despite controlling for common genetics and early life environment shared by twins. Interventions targeted to improve leg power in the long term may help reach a universal goal of healthy cognitive aging.” —Steves, CJ, et al.

Yoga For Menopausal Women: New Studies Suggest Selective Benefits

A multidisciplinary group of researchers conducted a large clinical trial to examine the unique benefits of yoga when compared to exercise or no activity, in addition to taking an omega-3 supplement or a placebo. Read more

3 Natural Menopause Solutions

Menopausal women may experience symptoms ranging from hot flashes and low sex drive to insomnia and night sweats. For decades, women have been prescribed long-term hormone replacement therapy (HRT) consisting of horse-derived hormones estrogen and progestin for the treatment of menopausal symptoms. However, large studies such as the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) have linked HRT with increased breast cancer risk and other significant adverse effects. Read more