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The Ashtanga Primary Series

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A Preliminary Exercise Program Before proceeding with breathing techniques, I thought it would be better to introduce a group of exercises that Da Shi Yin Zhao recommends for men who have allowed their groin muscles to weaken. Master Yin Zhao gives these techniques as part of an advanced meditation regimen; but since they're also applicable to martial arts' training programs, I'm including them now. Master Yin Zhao may repeat them later. (Ming Zhen adds that many of these exercises are similar to Kegel exercises and are also excellent for women.) Just as any person can benefit from proper martial arts' training, any person can be harmed from improper training.

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Yoga vs. Pilates So you finally got off the couch and into a gym to take a fitness class or to the store to buy a fitness DVD, and now you’re wondering: yoga or Pilates? They seem so similar; how do you choose? Pilates and yoga both use a mat; both are available as a class at the gym, via streaming online video and on DVD; both help to create that long, lean physique you want; but what’s the best choice? Here’s a brief breakdown of the differences between Pilates and yoga so you can decide which is right for you. Kundalini Yoga - FREE On-Line Training. Practicing at Home We have compiled the following list of on-line resources to help all our students with additional practice and background material. Introduction to Kundalini Yoga - on this Web site.

Russia: Envisioning the “Cloud Democracy” Utopia Cloud Democracy [ru] is the title of the new book written by Leonid Volkov [ru] and Fyodor Krasheninnikov [ru], two political bloggers from the Urals region of Russia. Cloud Democracy addresses a wide audience of readers “who, despite everything, believe in progress and democracy” and displays the authors’ vision on how a system of ‘future’ democratic governance can be built with the help of online tools. The preface of the book says [ru]: We believe, that we witness the new era in the history of mankind – the era of limitless direct communications, which would enable the existence of fair, transparent, and just political system. Leonid Volkov at Yekaterinburg city council, photo by ekburg.ru, courtesy of Leonid Volkov The world’s greatest walker: a Victorian pioneer of ultra-marathons (and coke) By Paul Marshall and Nick Harris 21 March 2010 The exploits of the British runner William Sichel and his competitors in the current 1,000-mile race in Athens are extraordinary, but these “long distance” athletes are not products of the modern age alone. There was a time in the Victorian era when such races were staged in front of paying crowds of tens of thousands of people. That was when “professional pedestrianism” was in its heyday. And the greatest walker of that heyday – certainly the most flamboyant – was an American called Edward Payson Weston.

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Top 10 Greatest Firearms in History History While I am not a gun owner, I still find it interesting that guns remain today the most common weapon used by military and civilians alike. During their long history, no one has come up with a suitable and as-popular alternative (such as a ray gun). This list looks at ten of the greatest firearms in history – and in the bonus section poses a question. “Hitler’s Buzzsaw,” invented in 1942, is infamous around the world as the weapon used at Omaha Beach to mow Americans down, but it was used in Russia to much more brutal effect. It fired 1,200 rounds of 8mm rifle ammunition per minute, which is sufficient to cut a man in half.

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