Think Yoga for a firm fitness foundation

 Stretching and breathing in a relaxing environment helps participants to lower their cortisol levels.Photo by Cody Keto Photography

Stretching and breathing in a relaxing environment helps participants to lower their cortisol levels.Photo by Cody Keto Photography

Athletic apparel and footwear are notoriously on sale throughout the month of January and gyms overflow with good intentions. A few weeks later, the excitement or motivation begins to wane and, often times, an injury is the culprit.

Before you strap on a pair of running shoes, sign up for the next Boot Camp class or order the latest P90X home fitness system, it might be a better idea to just breathe (Read more in The Reflector).