Effective, Low-Impact Fitness for Strength & Flexibility

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Low-Impact, Effective Fitness Program for Building Muscle, Increasing Strength, & Improving Flexibility

Are you interested in a program to help you improve your strength and mobility, build muscle, improve body composition, improve overall wellness, and live a healthier lifestyle? Man Flow Yoga is an effective, beginner-friendly form of low-impact fitness to help you do all of the above and more. You don’t need any prior yoga or fitness experience – and there’s no flexibility required. It’s yoga for people interested in the physical fitness, minus the spiritual stuff.

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5 Core Beliefs (Off the Mat)

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5 Core Beliefs (Off the Mat)

Today I want to share with you some of my core beliefs – just 5, to be exact. Some of these have some application to fitness and health, while others do not.

The reason I’m sharing these with you today is because I want to share my values without religious or political context. This way you can see what I actually believe – instead of making assumptions based on my affiliation to a particular group.

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Prevent Neck Pain – Stretching & Mobility For Head & Neck

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Prevent Neck Pain - Stretching & Mobility For Head & Neck (Self-Myofascial Release, Lacrosse Ball)

Ready to get of neck and shoulder pain? Here are some of my favorite stretches and mobility techniques (SMR – self-myofascial release) for releasing tension in your neck and shoulders, improving neck mobility, and preventing neck or head pain. Part 1: Foam Rolling Part 2: Lacrosse Ball Part 3: Stretching The goals of this routine … Read More

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My #1 Motivational Advice (Off the Mat)

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My #1 Motivational Advice

I want to address what I think is the biggest obstacle when it comes to being successful with a fitness program. It’s relatively easy to find an effective program, but if that were all that’s required to be successful, then why are so many of us still struggling?

I started a Start Smart program a few months ago to help members of our community get specific advice on the biggest challenges holding them back from being successful with their fitness. The issue of motivation came up often, and I want to share my solution with you.

Here it is: Get to the real reason you are working out.

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3 Biggest Tips for Getting Started with Man Flow Yoga

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3 Biggest Tips for Getting Started with Man Flow Yoga

I’m writing this to give you the 3 most important pieces of advice I tend to give to people starting Man Flow Yoga. You might even be surprised by what they are! The biggest issue isn’t exercise-related – it’s that people do not understand how important certain aspects of their life have on their overall health and wellness.

I know what you might be thinking. “Dean (that’s me) – you’re a yoga guy. Just give people the yoga workouts they need. Why would they need anything else?” It comes down to this – all aspects of your fitness are interrelated. Just like your body being interrelated – with seemingly unrelated body parts having huge effects on the performance of another body part – your mental approach to fitness is just as important as the workouts you do.

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Injury Prevention & Rehab

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Injury Prevention & Rehab - Pain-Free Yoga for Injury Prevention, Sports Injuries, & Rehabilitation - Inspired by Physical Therapy

Pain-Free Yoga for Injury Prevention, Sports Injuries, & Rehabilitation – Inspired by Physical Therapy
Is Yoga for Injury Prevention and Rehab right for you? Are you concerned about injury caused by exercise? Do you have recurring shoulder, back, or knee problems that just don’t seem to go away? Are you recovering from a surgery or an injury, and want to make sure you choose an exercise that is safe and effective for you?

Yoga inspired by sports rehab and injury rehab is different from most yoga classes taught in a studio, and very different from the depiction of yoga you might see in advertisements, movies, or on social media.

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