James Crossley: From Gladiators to AUM – my journey with yoga

James Crossley - Dinnie Stone World Record Holder (2018)
James Crossley – Dinnie Stone World Record Holder (2018)

James Crossley: From Gladiators to AUM
– my journey with yoga

Background in strength training

My name is James Crossley, better known as “Hunter”, from ITV’s Hit show Gladiators. I was crowned “The Ultimate Gladiator” in the final Gladiator Vs. Gladiator showdown in 2000.

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What’s the Temperature in a Bikram Yoga Studio?

Bikram yoga

What’s the Temperature in a Bikram Yoga Studio?

Bikram yoga is practised all over the world to rejuvenate and relax the body and mind. The temperature of the room is high, but the heat comes with multiple benefits.

Bikram yoga was invented by Bikram Choudhury, a yoga teacher from India. Since his inception of this type of yoga, it is now practised all over the world.

Yoga is known to help both physical and mental wellbeing. When yoga is practised in a hot room, it intensifies these feelings and works every part of your body. The appeal of Bikram yoga is to give that deeper sense of revitalisation. Continue reading “What’s the Temperature in a Bikram Yoga Studio?”

Hydration

Hydration! Super important for all yogis, and is an essential part of a yogi’s routine to properly nourish and fuel the body. Hydration is key to progress in your practice staying hydrated helps in maintaining your performance during yoga practice but also as well for maintaining your mood and recovery from exercise2. The following tips are focused on Bikram yogis but are also applicable and high relevant to all types of yoga classes, especially where you are going to work up a sweat. Continue reading “Hydration”