Would Yoga be Right for Me? #Yoga

With the importance of exercise, and the wide range of options available to people these days, there is no excuse for a lack of activity today. Whether you’re trying to look better, feel better, or just enjoy yourself, exercise can provide all that and more.

The biggest hang-up for exercising for most people though, is “gym culture.” Warranted or not, it’s understandable to feel intimidated when you see people doing things you know you’re unable to, as you’re just starting your own fitness journey. Though this is becoming much less of an issue, for others, the whole idea of the gym is a major turn-off.

For people looking for an alternative exercise approach, yoga is increasingly popular, offering numerous benefits. Poses and stretches can be used to target any region of the body, and people are often surprised by the workout they receive without lifting a weight or jogging a foot.

Yoga can be scaled as well, being something that can be done by people on their first day, as well as something you can enjoy for decades. In addition to the physical benefits, it offers a mental boost as well, helping provide a calming, centering time for people, giving them a way to take their mind off the problems of their day.

Classes have become very popular and video tutorials online have never been easier to access. Virtually the only equipment yoga requires is a comfortable and supportive yoga mat, so the barrier to entry is very low. If you’re looking for a new way to work health and activity into you day, yoga may be a good fit.

Article submitted by The Foam Factory, an online retailer of foam products, including support wedges for exercise, closed-cell foam sheets for mats, and many other products as well.

The IE Mommy

The IE Mommy

I am a stay at home mom of three; ages 7, 6 and 1! I love doing product reviews and finding the best things to use for my family. Reading and writing have always been my passions so this allows me to incorporate them with the things that mean the most to me!
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