How To Use Yoga Even If You Lift Weights

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When we think of weights, we think of the massive muscles that most body-builders get. But this could be a drawback. What’s the point having bulging muscles if you can’t hardly move the body due to lack of flexibility and agility. Here, friends is where Yoga may come in handy.

The average consumer likes to be able to feel good about themselves when they go swimming, thus some may be concerned about building too much muscle and suffering from stereotypical viewpoints. Have you at times seen the biggest, bulkiest looking guy who seemingly could not even scratch his upper back if need be?

It’s safe to say no one wants that look.

But, most guys will admit that being buff and toned is still a goes of theirs and consequently, the interest in the use of weight training still lingers.

No worries, If you use them properly and alternate your strength training workout with some yoga or stretching exercises there is little risk of you bulking up too much.

Now, here are the top choices recommended for stretching via the use of Yoga as an alternate exercise regimen.

1. The Sun Salutations.

2. The Hindu-Push Ups and Bridging (the former is basically 2 yoga poses in motion, the latter is a straight out Yoga Pose known as The Wheel Pose or ‘Chakrasana’)

3. Simply hang from a Pull up bar to muscular failure or there-about. Hey, Chimps do this all the time, if they are 4-6 time stronger than most humans, they’ve got to be doing something right.

Also, believe it or not, certain foods ensure that you remain naturally flexible regardless of how big you may get. For a clue, observe another distant cousin, the gorilla. And what does it consume, Primarily fruits and leaves depending on its habitats, thus it is safe to say your diet should be quite similar…and it’s not a co-incidence that this is the same diet that most Yoga sages recommend for practice.

So, if you want to gain some degree of bulk and tone, but want to remain agile and flexible, why not give Yoga or some of its derivatives a shot. It won’t hurt and possibly could help immensely.

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