Friday, 19 August 2011

10 Tips To Yoga Success At Home

1) The best time to do yoga is in the morning before breakfast, when your stomach is empty.

2) Empty your bowls before you start.

3) Have a space that is cleared of all furniture that could cause injury. A pace that is clean, clear of clutter and well ventilated is best.

4) Wear comfortable cloths.

5) Get the gear. Sticky yoga mats can be found in any style for any budget. Yoga belts and blocks to assist in poses are also extremely useful.

6) Always warm up, start with a variety of beginner poses to wake up the muscles and get the blood flowing.

7) Remember to breath deep and always through the nose.

8) Take relaxation breaks. This will allow you to practice longer and give you more strength for your poses

9) Don't push hard. Forcing a pose or stretching to far can lead to injury. The key to success in all posses is to be relaxed, but still engaged.

10) Avoid overeating before practice and drink lots of water. Yoga is also greatly enhanced by a healthy and  balanced diet.


15 comments:

  1. emptying the bowels, my favorite part of a work out.

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  2. I like how tip #2 is about making a #2.

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  3. I didn't know it was best to do in the morning, thanks!

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  4. Nice tips! I'll take note of that if I ever get around to doing yoga at home. :)

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  5. Great tips, always important to have the right mindset and environment.

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  6. This should be a separate page for getting started with Yoga!

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  7. this data is very interesting
    nice post

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  8. I know if I tried to do yoga I'd just suck at it xD

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  9. Good advice. tip 2 a bit amusing.

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  10. My girlfriend had me get into doing some poses with her. Knowing actual tips might actually help me, so thanks :D

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  11. I'll have to give this a go as I work on my anxiety disorder.

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  12. I agree with ChazWillington X)

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