Introducing Yoga with Weights
In This Chapter
Looking at the potential health benefits of Yoga with Weights
Deciding whether you’re ready to start doing Yoga with Weights workouts
Investing in the appropriate tools, equipment, and gear
Aligning your body properly for the exercises
Reviewing safety issues and pain management
Yoga with Weights is a hybrid of two powerful, time-tested exercise systems: yoga and bodybuilding. Working out with weights is one of the best ways to achieve overall physical fitness, and yoga is renowned as a system of personal development by which you can cultivate peak performance and achieve a higher quality of life. By combining these exercise systems, Yoga with Weights addresses the needs of your body, but it also goes beyond the physical dimension of your well-being.
Yoga with Weights calls for 1-, 3-, or 5-pound weights on your wrists and/or ankles. The weights stabilize your body and help you achieve a higher level of physical benefit and ...