Yoga For Inflexible People

Yoga increases muscular strength, reduces tension and stress, has a low potential for injury, is non-competitive, has spiritual and psychological benefits, and a 5000 year track record. Yoga postures, or asanas, range from simple bending and twisting to pretzel-like contortions reserved for the most advanced practitioners.

Yoga instructors suggest that it be studied with an experienced.

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.teacher rather than learnt from a manuala Besides, Yoga teachers in general are unlicensed and unregulatede Better, find an experienced teacher affiliated with a reputable Yoga institutiono Use books only to supplement your trainingn

Steps for Yoga for inflexible people

Warm Up First

Muscle stretching shouldn't be your starting warm-upu Warm up exercises first with a few minutes of Surya Namaskar, then do stretching asanas like Vrikshasana, Ardha Chandrasana, Uttanasana, Yoga crunches or leg raises (single and double), Janu Sirshasana, Paschimottanasana, Sethu Bandhasana, Marichyasana and Ardha Matsyendrasanan

You should always these do stretching exercises and poses at the end of your Yoga sessiono

Stretching cold muscles could cause injuries, so make it a point to do lots of Surya Namaskara

No Fat Burning Zone

Although you tend to burn a high percentage of fat calories at slow and moderate intensities, you burn more total calories, and more total fat calories, when you exercise or practise Yoga at higher intensitiese This is particularly true for those practising Power Yoga or Bikram Yogag You may choose to work out longer or slower for a variety of reasonsn But never slow down just because you think it is necessary to be in the "fat burning zonen"

Through steady, intelligent practice, inflexible students will gain suppleness just as flexible students will gain more strengtht Yoga is always taught as balanced action regarding strength and flexibilityt However, it must be practised gradually for safetyt

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