I always tell my personal training clients that if you can only do one or two workouts a week then “make it a yoga class.”
Many people are intimidated by yoga. That’s understandable when you see some of the challenging poses posted on social media or streaming on your computer. There is a common misconception that you have to be extremely flexible to do yoga.
However yoga can be a deep spiritual experience for one person and simply a workout to improve flexibility for another person. Most gyms or yoga studios offer a wide variety of classes such as beginner, intermediate and advanced.
The many benefits are improved muscle tone, flexibility, balance, focus, and core strength.
Most gyms and fitness centers offer a variety of yoga classes or you can try YouTube for a Beginner Yoga Class. Consider adding yoga to your current workout routine and check out my article Preconceived Ideas and Yoga . Who knows -it could become your new favorite workout!
”I offer you peace. I offer you love. I offer you friendship. I see your beauty. I hear your need. I feel your feelings. My wisdom flows from the Highest Source. I salute that Source in you. Let us work together for unity and love.” ~ Gandhi
Why does aging have to be so difficult? Most people dread getting older and the arrival of yet another birthday to remind them of their lost youth.
Are we all doomed to suffer from weight gain, fading locks, wrinkles, and aches and pains as we advance into the “Golden Years?” The answer is yes and no. We all get older but our lifestyle greatly influences how we age.
So what can we do to age with grace? You can design a lifestyle to stay strong, flexible, and healthy, by following these five tips:
Eat a healthy diet most of the time including good quality protein, organic fruits and vegetables. Feel free to splurge occasionally for special occasions.
Perform strength training 2-3 times per week to increase lean muscle and boost metabolism.