Sunday, September 10, 2006
Check out what Ashtanga yoga does for Madonna (age 47)! Whew! Maybe one day...these photos and below quote are from the BBC news. See the full article by clicking this post's title, above.
As we age, or if we lead an inactive lifestyle, collagen cross-links form in the tissues that connect our muscles.
Over time, this collagen build-up limits our range of movement and causes stiffness, but stretching helps break apart this build-up to enable us to move more freely.
The best forms of exercise for suppleness and flexibility are yoga and Pilates.