DES MOINES—The man knows how to make an entrance. During his opening swing through Iowa after declaring his candidacy for president, at his very first campaign stop inside a bustling brew pub here south of downtown, John Hickenlooper arrives to find a crowd of more than 100 voters buzzing about the latest applicant to join the strangest job-interviewing process on Earth. Bending his lanky, 6-foot, 1-inch frame to fit through the crowded doorway of the events room, all eyes on the White House hopeful, the celestial nature of his moment shatters with the pint glass meeting the concrete floor just a few feet away.Story Continued Below It spawns something of a Zapruder film debate: Some attendees say they saw Hickenlooper fumble the glass, others insist he bumped into the man who dropped it, while the candidate himself swears he had nothing to with the accident. Whatever the real explanation, it’s less compelling than what happens next. Hickenlooper instinctively kneels and … [Read more...] about John Hickenlooper Is Running for President As Himself. Uh-oh.
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Yoga is a unique form of activity that emphasizes relaxation, exercise, and recovery all in one. This is why it’s so useful for a number of conditions, ranging from anxiety to mobility and beyond. Using yoga for chronic back pain can be an effective tool for managing nagging, non-specific back pain and improving your quality of life. Studies have shown that certain yoga poses which emphasize back extension can help people suffering from back pain. These poses can strengthen back muscles, improve mobility, and bring oxygenated blood to the area, which can all help reduce acute pain and lead to overall improvements in pain management. It should be noted, however, that if you are using yoga to treat lower back pain, you should be either highly experienced with the practice or working under the care of a trained professional. It’s also essential to keep it light when using yoga to treat back pain. Don’t make yourself uncomfortable or attempt to get into positions that are … [Read more...] about Yoga for Chronic Back Pain: Poses That May Help