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As an athlete (Yes! YOU are an athlete!) it is wise to know how your body works and what does what. And I totally get in to this stuff :)

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8 Instant Relieving Yoga Asanas For Sciatica

Sciatica is a nerve that stems out from the spine, running deep into the buttock, and traveling down to the back of each leg. This nerve also happens to be the longest nerve in the body.

Yoga for Your Feet

Yoga For Your Feet: Our feet are pretty amazing. They account for 25% of the bones in our body and have over 250,000 sweat glands.  They take us where we need to go and give us mobility and freedom of movement. The feet are among the first indicators of disease. For instance, ailments like nerve and circulatory disorders as well as diabetes and arthritis tend to show the first symptoms at the feet. They may become numb or have a tingling sensation.

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Leonardo da Vinci, 1452-1519, Italian, The muscles of the leg, c.1508. Pen and ink over black chalk on paper. Royal Collection Trust, Windsor.

Sciatic Nerve: large nerve in humans & other animals; beings in lower back & runs through the buttock & down the lower limb; longest & widest single nerve in human body; supplies nearly the whole of the skin of the leg, muscles of back of thigh, and those of the leg and foot; derived from spinal nerves

Sciatic Nerve: large nerve in humans & other animals; beings in lower back & runs through the buttock & down the lower limb; longest & widest single nerve in human body; supplies nearly the whole of the skin of the leg, muscles of back of thigh, and those of the leg and foot; derived from spinal nerves

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