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10 Reasons to Go OM

I have sporadically done Baptiste Vinyasa or Ashtanga yoga over the years.  Both of these types of yoga (sometimes called Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga) are considered a type of "flow" yoga.  They are physically demanding, push strength and balance, and make you sweat like cold glass of iced tea on a hot summer day.  Although I struggle through each class, I need it and I keep going back.  There were many reasons why I started back to yoga at Om on the Range in Chicago.  If you're like me (rather clean out your closet than leave the house on a cold day to exercise) my 10 reasons for yoga may help you see the need to go OM.   

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10 Winter Workout Tips

If you're trying to lose weight, you are faced with an additional hurdle:  the winter weather.  What's a "dieter" to do?!?!  We are amidst a blustering winter day here in Chicago and the thought leaving the apartment, never mind putting on running sneaks, sounds nutty.  Here are my tips on what to do:  

(I first published this in the winter of 2009, but I'm getting requests, so I re-posted it.) 

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