Wellness http://momentummag.com/topics/wellness/index.rss en-us Tue, 14 Oct 2014 11:27:07 GMT Yoga for the City Rider – Hip Openers Pigeon pose is a favorite among yoga lovers; I find it to be a deeply relaxing pose, and, as a cyclist, the pose can be incredibly freeing for hips that get tight from pedaling, sitting, and standing in such linear ways.

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The Girl with the Purple Cane: Liz Jackson Meet Liz Jackson, the honest, strong, and funny author behind the blog "The Girl with the Purple Cane."

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Happier, Healthier, and Biking to School How one year of riding transformed 16-year-old Keishawn Blackstone.

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The Mighty King Arthur Thigh Stretch This yoga posture is the King of thigh stretches.

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Pedaling Through the Pain For Charis Hill, movement is crucial and her bike is central to this need.

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Can Everyday Bicycling Make You Happier? Everyday cycling improves more than physical fitness – it also aids mental wellness!

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More Yoga for the City Rider Just as you oil your chain and pump your tires, yoga is body maintenance for riding.

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Is Bicycling a Form of Preventive Health Care? Recent studies continue to shed light on how everyday cycling is not only good for our cardiovascular health but also a way to save billions in health care costs.

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Standing Balance Yoga for the City Rider Develop patience, breath awareness, humbleness, and focus with these three yoga balance postures demonstrated by Ryan Leech.

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Gaining Strength and Building a Better Community Through Recovery Diagnosed with the incurable, but treatable, blood cancer Multiple Myeloma, Mat Goldman credits his passion for bicycling as being essential in assisting his relatively early diagnosis.

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Battling Diabetes One Pedal Stroke at a Time A diabetes diagnosis helped Wendi McDonald make drastic life changes – changes she’s now inspiring other women to make too.

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Yoga for the City Rider Yoga is a glorious and accessible complement to cycling. Try some post-ride yoga and see how great you can feel.

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