Yoga for Men

A Practice for Life you Shouldn’t ignore By Adam Lansdell   Skeptical? Don’t let your masculinity get in the way of doing things that are great for your health or out of your comfort zone. Like footballers stepping into the world of dance to gain a competitive edge, no one will judge you for taking on an exercise routine that doesn’t require heavy weights or competition. In fact, yoga is used by athletes around the world as a way to enhance mobility and strengthen important, dormant muscle groups.   A practice for all Yoga is a catch-all: It increases flexibility and balance, loosens joints, stretches muscles and even helps relieve pain. All are elements essential for long-term health. Perhaps it’s the fact that yoga goes beyond the body; being commonly heralded as an excellent way to relieve stress, thanks to breathing techniques and controlled body movements. Engaging in the practice and the environments in which they often take place enable you to disconnect from your high-pressure job or busy life to focus on your personal health and relax. With consistency, yoga can do a lot for your daily health. Here are just a few of the most popular takeaways yogis vouch by.  
  • Improved immune system as a result of less anxiety and fatigue
  • Overall stress reduction
  • Increased flexibility
  • Reduced risk of performance-induced injuries
  • General pain relief
  • Increased ability to “switch off” daily stressors to better focus on tasks at hand
  • Improved breathing and lung capacity, increased cardiovascular endurance

A Practice for Life you Shouldn’t ignore

By Adam Lansdell

 

Skeptical? Don’t let your masculinity get in the way of doing things that are great for your health or out of your comfort zone. Like footballers stepping into the world of dance to gain a competitive edge, no one will judge you for taking on an exercise routine that doesn’t require heavy weights or competition. In fact, yoga is used by athletes around the world as a way to enhance mobility and strengthen important, dormant muscle groups.

 

A practice for all

Yoga is a catch-all: It increases flexibility and balance, loosens joints, stretches muscles and even helps relieve pain. All are elements essential for long-term health.

Perhaps it’s the fact that yoga goes beyond the body; being commonly heralded as an excellent way to relieve stress, thanks to breathing techniques and controlled body movements. Engaging in the practice and the environments in which they often take place enable you to disconnect from your high-pressure job or busy life to focus on your personal health and relax.

With consistency, yoga can do a lot for your daily health. Here are just a few of the most popular takeaways yogis vouch by.

 

  • Improved immune system as a result of less anxiety and fatigue
  • Overall stress reduction
  • Increased flexibility
  • Reduced risk of performance-induced injuries
  • General pain relief
  • Increased ability to “switch off” daily stressors to better focus on tasks at hand
  • Improved breathing and lung capacity, increased cardiovascular endurance

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