What makes Iron Yoga distinctive is that it has the combined benefits of yoga and weight
training all in one workout. Iron Yoga will help you . . .
Improve lean muscle mass. Increased lean muscle helps fire up your metabolism
and assist with losing weight. The more lean muscle mass you have, the easier it will be
to control and maintain your weight. Muscle acts like a fat-burning machine. When
youâ€™re losing weight, the goal is to replace fat with lean muscle. Performing a variety
of weight-training exercises with low-weight resistance executed in a slow and controlled
manner is a great way to stimulate lean muscle.
Increase your flexibility and range of motion. When your body is tight and stiff,
you are more likely to get injured. This applies to playing your favorite sport or performing
everyday activities like carrying groceries and pushing the baby stroller. Iron Yoga helps
you keep your muscles and joints limber and active.
Sharpen your mental focus and concentration skills. The Iron Yoga practice increases oxygen
and bloodflow to the brain. It helps keep your mind focused no matter what
youâ€™re doingâ€”whether youâ€™re running a marathon or working on a business proposal. A
focused mind can better handle the rigors of everyday life.
Develop proper breathing techniques. One of the best ways to reduce stress and
tension is through deep breathing. When you consider that by some estimates, 80 percent
of all illness is stress related, youâ€™ll probably find that practicing Iron Yoga can help keep
you out of the doctorâ€™s office.
Enhance your functional strength and muscular endurance in your legs and
core areas. Good posture is important to so many aspects of a healthy life. Whether
youâ€™re sitting or standing, awareness of the muscles in your legs and core helps you keep
your body in proper alignment. Muscular endurance and functional strength are also important
to enhance any cardio activity such as running, cycling, swimming, skiing, and rowing.
Create balance and symmetry. Your body wants to naturally balance. This centering
of your body and creating symmetry is so vital to your overall health and well-being. When
your body is out of balance, it is often very common to feel fatigued or become ill or injured.
If your mind is agitated or wandering, youâ€™ll probably end up swaying and wobbling.
Iron Yoga helps to restore symmetry and rejuvenate your whole body.
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