5 Low-Impact Exercises to Build Muscle & Increase Strength (Guy‑Friendly Yoga Postures)

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5 Low-Impact Exercises to Build Muscle & Increase Strength (Guy-Friendly Yoga Postures)

I know you might be wondering – can yoga build muscle? Specifically, will Man Flow Yoga help to replace resistance training? Many people are interested in our fitness-centric form of yoga for men because it is a low-impact alternative to weights or traditional exercise, which are higher-impact and can be accompanied by discomfort, pain, or recurring injury.

I want to show you 5 postures that are extremely effective for building muscle and increasing your strength, and give you some tips on how to incorporate them into your workout routine. View these 5 poses – along with target areas, benefits, key technique points, and more – below!

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Challenging Yoga Exercises You Can Do On A Chair

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Challenging Yoga Exercises & Postures You Can Do On A Chair

I filmed this video on Halloween, so I’m wearing my Dragon Ball Z Gohan costume, I even got the Super Saiyan hair! Hope you guys had a Happy Halloween!

In this post I’m going to talk about some exercises you can do from a chair. Some of these are chair yoga inspired, and some of these are just exercises that you do using a chair. The reason why I’m focusing on chair exercises is because I’m currently working on a chair yoga project. It should be release some time in 2019.

One of the things that I realized working on this project and going through all these different chair exercises is that a lot of the exercises are surprisingly challenging. So even if you are confined to a chair, you can still get a pretty good workout with a lot of these exercises.

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Best Yoga Poses To Quickly Relieve Back Pain

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This series of exercises is my go-to routine for helping people to quickly relieve back pain. This routine includes progressions and modifications, therefore it is suitable for active and less active people alike.

First, it’s important to address the root causes of your back pain.
Back pain is caused by 4 things in particular:

  • Lack of hip mobility
  • Lack of hip strength
  • Lack of spinal ability
  • Lack of core strength

Therefore, for long-term back pain relief you want to focus on exercises that address all four.

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Yoga for Anxiety, Stress Relief, Muscle Relaxation, and Better Sleep

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Yoga for Anxiety, Stress Relief, Muscle Relaxation, and Better Sleep

I filmed a test workout for my upcoming DVD, Yoga Charge and wanted to share!

This workout is a 43-minute PM routine for reducing anxiety, relieving stress and muscle tension, lowering blood pressure, and getting better sleep. You can use this workout to wind down before bed or as a recovery workout. So grab your mat, a strap, and 2 yoga blocks and join me – your body will thank you!

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Energizing Lunch Yoga Workout for Strength & Mobility

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Energizing Lunch Yoga Workout for Strength & Mobility - Photo credit 2018 Dennis Burnett Photography

In this blog I’m sharing with you an intense, 43-minute LIVE recorded workout. This is an exclusive test run from our upcoming Yoga Charge – the newest Body by Yoga DVD!

This workout was designed as an intense mid-day workout you can do during your lunch hour. The postures are mostly beginner-friendly, but it’s up to you how hard you want to push yourself – and whether or not you want to do the whole thing. This is an intense, full-body workout to build strength and mobility. You’ll sweat a lot and get an awesome workout, but you’ll also have fun while doing it!

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Exercises You Can Do While Sitting

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Exercises You Can Do While Sitting

Sitting for a few hours at a time is sometimes unavoidable, whether you’re on a plane, riding in the passenger sit of a car, or at a desk. This full-body routine was designed for exactly those moments.

Let me walk you through a series of exercises which can be done from a seated position, starting with exercises for your foot and ankle and working all the way to your head and neck for a full body challenge.

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