Core Exercises & Strength Training with Yoga

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Core Exercises & Strength Training with Yoga

Want to learn how yoga can help you build core strength? In this blog, you learn core exercises to address core strength as a whole (not just your abdominal muscles). For each exercise, you’ll find technique walkthroughs, helpful photos, target areas, and recommended the recommended reps or hold time. To help you better understand yoga for strength, strength training, and core strength, I’ve also included additional sections to help you: (1) understand how yoga helps you build muscle, (2) how you can use yoga for strength training, and then (3) what you should focus on while practicing yoga in order to get the most core strength out of your workouts. As a special bonus, you’ll also find a FREE 30-minute yoga for strength workout from my Strength Foundations Course, the most popular yoga workout program in my online Members’ Area. Check it out, all below!

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Spinal Decompression At Home

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Spinal Decompression At Home

Are you looking for stretches for spinal decompression to help alleviate back pain? Maybe you spend most of your day sitting at a desk, driving, or otherwise inactive. Or, maybe you did a workout yesterday that has left your back feeling tight and overly sore.

Whatever the case, this blog will give you the most effective exercises for decompressing your spine, relieving back pain, and getting you back to feeling great – or at the very least, better than you were!

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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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