Announcement: Man Flow Yoga has recently partnered with Central Athlete to launch a 12-week remote group resistance training program!
The first cohort of this Foundations program kicked off in June 2021 to great success, and we are eager to get more of you involved in ROUND 2 starting on Monday, November 1, 2021!
Please review the details below to see if this is a good fit for you, and then schedule your 15-minute call with Central Athlete ASAP and reserve your spot!
You’ve probably heard me talk about the importance of weight training in terms of adding significant muscle size and balancing the pushing nature of yoga, but I’ve yet to provide you with a resource to lift on your own.
That’s why I’m super excited to announce the creation of a remote group weight training program, specifically for people in the Man Flow Yoga Community, hosted by the same company that trains me – Central Athlete.
This is Perfect For:
- Beginners looking to add weights and resistance training to their weekly workout routines
- People who have done weight training in the past but are looking to get back into a regular routine.
- People interested in weight training but who want to ensure they’re doing it safely and effectively
- Man Flow Yoga Community members interested in a group experience for their resistance training, for accountability and motivation
- Those interested in direct feedback and coaching on their technique
If you’re interested in getting started with weight training but aren’t sure where to start or who to trust, THIS IS FOR YOU!!
I’ve partnered with Central Athlete to create a 12-week remote weight training program specifically for Members of Man Flow Yoga, a program that you and up to 10 others will follow together as a small group and work toward building competency in weight training.
The goal of this program is to help you safely and effectively get started with a weight training program, working with a trusted source of fitness professionals but also in the highly motivational environment of a small group and of people you’re already familiar with through Man Flow Yoga.
By the end of this 12-week program you will have:
- An increase of lean body mass
- Improved body composition (more muscle, less fat)
- An increase in functional strength throughout your body
- A feeling of competence and confidence surrounding resistance training.
Meet Your Trainer: Chris Banks
Chris of Central Athlete lives in Mystic CT with his wife and young son. He has nearly a decade of experience in the health and fitness arena and has trained hundreds of people across the country and abroad. Chris has a passion for seeing people become more capable and thrive in their new ability to do everything that they want to accomplish outside of the gym.
“The first training group with Man Flow Yoga was one of the most fun and rewarding things I have done in my coaching career. It was palpable that I was able to make a true difference in some of these guys lives.”
What’s all included?
Weekly Group And Additional 1-on-1 Calls:
In addition to receiving a schedule of weekly workouts, you’ll also have bi-weekly group calls with your trainer to identify and work on other aspects of your fitness, such as sleep, nutrition, and stress management.
All group calls will be recorded, so don’t worry if you can’t make the weekly group call. You can also refer back to your calls later on if you want to review something.
You’ll also have the ability to schedule two 20-minute personal meetings with the coach, Chris, to help solve problems individually unique to you.
More than just resistance training:
During these weekly calls, we’ll also delve into non-exercise-related lifestyle guidance, to help build awareness, competency, and confidence in areas such as nutrition, sleep, and stress management.
This 12-week program will be administered through the Truecoach platform, which allows you to record videos of you performing the exercises and then upload them for review by your trainer. This also allows you to easily communicate with your trainer through the Truecoach platform via direct messaging.
This entire program is managed through Central Athlete. I (Dean) have reviewed the program and made sure it’s a good fit for people already familiar with Man Flow Yoga.
Program feedback from participants:
“Realization that there is intelligence in strength training and I actually look forward to the way my body feels after working out. I think my overall well-being is improving and I’m more aware of what I’m consuming and my body. I haven’t been bored yet.”Henry
“I am going to do some more progress pics. I can see some in my arms and core. Still, a ways to go but feeling better, have better energy, and really like the structure. You are definitely in the right field. I’ve seen coaches and trainers who bark like drill Sargents. I’ve got on a pair of 35 waist slim pants today that were easy to button. baby steps.”Pat
Chris, I have to acknowledge this Central Athlete strength training program (regardless of accomplishing my personal goals and if look all ripped like Wolverine with a 6 pack abs at the end) is really good and so much better and comprehensive and I feel I’m getting a lot more bang for my buck than all the money I’ve spent for 5 years with my personal training at the Atlantic Club Red Bank, NJ!!! Don’t get me wrong I did improve and I developed some decent level of fitness with my personal trainer and we became friends but I feel this entire program the way it’s structured is really conducive for you to improve and become stronger overall all around. I’m really happy I decided to participate. Thank you.Carlos
“I was a part of the initial cohort collaboration with Man Flow Yoga and Central Athlete. As someone who has had many years of gym experience, I really had no knowledge of what I should be doing. The program that Chris put together has given me confidence not only in my training program but self-confidence that is spilling over into my person and professional life. His ability, knowledge and patience is superior and one of the reasons I would definitely recommend this partnership. As our bodies age, many muscle groups, joints and injuries can prevent us from weight training. Chris understands the individual approach and that each person is working at their highest potential. As someone who has experienced a nasty broken elbow from cycling, he was able to make my experience steller. I’ve regained muscle weight while understanding that my body needs hydration and protein. Hopefully, I will have the opportunity to meet you guys in person one day. Thanks to Dean, Jesse and Coach Chris.”Patrick (57 Years Old)
- Dates: Starts Monday, November 1
- Total # of participants: 10 people
- Cost: $175 per month for 3 months (Or save 15% and get it for $149.66/month when you pay for the 3 months up front, for $449)
Are you interested in learning more? What’s the next step?
The next step is to have a discussion with Central Athlete! Click the link below to book a free 15-minute call with Chris Banks, Central Athlete professional coach, and creator of this group training program, to see if it’s a good fit and to learn more.
About the author, Dean Pohlman, Founder & CEO of Man Flow Yoga, Author of Yoga Fitness for Men, Expert on Yoga Fitness for Men.
Dean Pohlman is an E-RYT 200 certified yoga instructor and the founder of Man Flow Yoga. Dean is widely considered to be an authority on Yoga for Men. He has worked with physical therapists to create yoga programs for back health and spinal recovery. His workouts and programs have been used by professional and collegiate athletes, athletic trainers, and personal trainers; and have been recommended by physical therapists, doctors, chiropractors, and other medical professionals.
Dean is a successfully published author through DK Publishing (Yoga Fitness for Men), selling 35,000 copies worldwide in English, French, and German; in addition to being a co-producer of the Body by Yoga DVD Series, which has sold over 40,000 copies on Amazon since its release in 2016.
Man Flow Yoga has been featured in Muscle & Fitness Magazine, Mens’ Health, The Chicago Sun, New York Magazine, and many more major news media outlets.