yoga for strength

Yoga for Strength

Again and again yoga is classified as a sport for flexibility. This is not any wonder as there are often people with extreme flexibility who give yoga as a reason for their abilities. There are however rarely people who declare that they gained their strength and muscle mass through yoga – although the number of people including yoga into their exercise program is increasing steadily.

The reason for this interest is the discovery of yoga as workout in the west. You do not need any machines, no weights, just your own body. You yourself are enough to strengthen any of your body muscles.

The exercises below give you the possibility to work on your biceps, triceps and quadriceps, to train your arm muscles, your thighs and calves and also strengthen your neck and shoulder. Strong arms to lift weight, strong legs to carry yourself or to jump high. Of course you will also find abdominal muscle exercises.

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Surya Namaskar - Sun Saluta...

The popular sequence of yoga poses that stretches, flexes and strengthens the whole body from top to toe.

Tadasana - Palm Tree

A pose to stretch yourself towards the sky! Great for the legs and lets you breathe deeply again. Kids love to reach up in Tadasana.

Tolasana - Scale Pose

A pose that strengthens wrists, arms and shoulders and stimulates digestion at the same time!

Utkatasana

Utkatasana is very good posture for digesive system and easy to do it.

Utkatasana II - Chair Pose

Sit on a chair without a chair with this easy but very effective yoga pose. Strengthens your thighs and brings them into nice shape!

Uttanpadasana

Lose extra fat on thighs, hips and the belly with this easy but very effective yoga exercise.

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