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Benefits Of HIIT Yoga Fusion

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                                                      (Photo credit: Health.com) If you know anything about HIIT or high-intensity interval training, you know that you only need to do 20 minutes a day to see results. Unfortunately, most HIIT workouts include sprints or burpees which can be uncomfortably hard and demotivating to want to get started. Typically people who don't do yoga might think it's only restorative and not a form of "real" exercise. However, that simply isn't true. Yoga provides several payoffs including upper and lower body strength, and toning of the butt and thigh muscles.  Physical aspects aside, yoga can also reduce migraine headaches, lower back pain, less sleepless nights, and better sex. HIIT yoga prevents joint damage and pain associated with regular HIIT workouts. Most HIIT yoga fusion workouts implement plyometric exercises such as jump lunges with your sun salutations to blast calories. Be expected to do the work if you want to burn f

Top 5 Best Christmas Brunch Ideas

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                                    (Photo credit: A Taste of Home ) 1. Seasonal Fruit and Yogurt Parfaits                                                 (Photo credit: Brian Leahy Photography ) How beautiful do these look? Impress your guests and family with these healthy parfaits as an appetizer. They're so easy your kids can help make them! You can find the mini parfait cups in the plastic version at Walmart or Amazon. If you want the fancier glass ones, try Bed Bath and Beyond or Crate & Barrel. Fill each cup with plain granola, one big scoop of yogurt (plain or flavor of your choice), and top with your favorite seasonal fruits.  2.  Grinch Juice                                                          (Photo credit: Emily Hlavac Green) Skip the boring mimosas and try out this fun cocktail instead. The Grinch Juice can also be made virgin of course, for the kids or those who don't drink.  Ingredients: 1 packet of Kool-Aid lemon-lime mix 3 cups of lemon-lime soda 4 cup