7-Week Weight Loss Challenge
Navigate yourself to the right skill level calendar, then follow along each day with your prescribed workout. Each day's workout for each level is located in the drop-down menu on the series page here! WEIGHT LOSS CHALLENGE 2020: This one is designed to help all abilities and all body shapes focus on weight loss through healthy activity and healthy lifestyle tips. Crafted with precise diligence, this collection is part of the "Best of Gaiam TV" series, and there will always be three distinct fitness levels to consider in each workout or practice. This design has two-workouts per-day as the default, a morning and afternoon session tailored to your level. The goal is to workout for at least 25 days per month, 22 at least. See if you can get two-a-day in, but always consult your physician to see if these exercises are correct for your body. Download one of the PDF calendars and choose your own adventure, marking off each workout that you complete on the calendar!
Healthy Tip #101: Having a fitness parter committed to the same journey and program format as you can increase your success rates, happiness, confidence, and overall well-being. Is there a friend or partner that might take the challenge with you? Simply texting back and forth that you've completed your workouts or practices for each day can amplify the accountability you seek to complete this challenge and see the results you are energized towards by even being on this digital page in the first place. Self-motivation and social-motivation can team up on this experience, use your talents, make your goals!
Rise and Shine Rolling Sequence
A 18 minute foam roller sequence is designed to rejuvenate you and fire up your metabolism when you first wake up and set your body and mind up for the day.
Yoga for Tight People
Your tightness is actually a good thing! In yoga, this resistance provides a way to better understand our bodies and minds. Release bindings and restrictions in common tight areas, revealing space and freedom.
Yoga for Joint Freedom
A great sage once said that enlightenment feels like space in the joints. With over 300 joints in your body, learning how to fluid, spacious, and rhythmic in each will allow you to live life with ease, adapting and receiving moments as they come.
Yoga for Upper Body Strength
Develop more strength in your arms, chest, and upper back with a yoga class designed for overall conditioning of these target areas. Improve your posture, alignment, and learn how to integrate the upper body with breath.
Yoga for Better Sex
This hatha practice from Ashley Turner is an intermediate class designed to help you access greater freedom and fluidity.
Yoga for Inflexible People
Yoga is for everyone, especially if you are not flexible! Clean out the cobwebs of tight muscles and joints with this practice that restores elasticity. Using a chair as a prop, increase spinal movement and joint mobility while finding length and strength.
Yoga for Your Recovery Day
A gentle effective full body unwind to support muscle repair and cellular regeneration. Stretch your muscles, unwind kinks and finish with twists to balance the spine. Leave reset and ready for your next workout.
Yoga For Computer Users
This yoga at work practice from Samantha Brown is an all-levels class designed to open your hunched desk-chair body.
Yoga for the Neck and Jaw
Clenching, stiffness, and grinding are just some of the symptoms caused from tension stored in the neck, jaw hinge, and face. In this practice, we will relieve the stress stored in these areas.
Yoga for Spinal Health
The health of your body is directly related to the health of your spine. Reeducate the natural curves of your spine, develop a healthy posture, and protect the central nervous system in this slow-moving practice.
Yoga for the Core
Your core is more than your abdominal muscles - it's also your lower back and the central axis of your entire body. Develop a core that is agile and centered to enjoy balance, strength, and the freedom to breathe.
Bed Yoga for Constipation
Improve digestion and relieve constipation from the comfort of your bed with simple movements that mimic walking in order to release binding and irritation. This practice helps you find the rhythm necessary to bring your body's systems back to normal.
Yoga for Osteoporosis
In this therapeutic, slow-moving yoga class tailored for students with osteoporosis or low bone density, we will practice distributing our weight to different areas of our bones with subtle weight-bearing postures that build bone mass..
Yoga for Mental Clarity
In this class you will fully engage your senses to discover a state of internal stillness. By doing gentle pranayama and finding drishti (yogic gaze), you will enter into a state of openness and intellectual calm, from which mental clarity can emerge.
Yoga for Lower Body Agility
Develop strength and flexibility for the lower body while also training coordination and alignment. Improve the way you walk, run, stand, and sit, all while simultaneously benefiting your digestive system.
Yoga for High Blood Pressure
This yoga practice will offer you exercises to calm your mind and reduce the stress that may contribute to hypertension. Through restorative asanas, you will lower your blood pressure naturally and bring your nervous system into greater balance.
Yoga for Happiness
This hatha practice from Samantha S. Brown is an all-levels class designed to promote joy.
Yoga for Foot Health
In this gentle practice with Rodney Yee, you will take care of your toes, ankles, and feet and feel the nourishing vitality rise up from the earth through your body's roots.
Yoga for Digestive Health
Increase your capacity to both digest and absorb with this down-tempo practice that includes walking, twisting, and breathing exercises that will improve your internal health.