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 DaveB951
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It's good to break free from those automatic responses social conditioning has planted in your head....

Well if you feel that strongly about social conditioning and using your mentality about the issue, then it would be safe to assume that you would feel comfortable wearing nylons, high heels and a short skirt.


Bruce Lee, yum, not a girly guy

Yoga was only a part of their many years of training, therefore to attribute their incredible physical condition and credit it to yoga would be quite unfair. Their training involved a wide range of techniques and disciplines...yoga was only a part of the whole, not the whole or even close to the whole. Just a part.

Plus I stand by my opinion that in regards to yoga & (physical appearance).....one does not get much bang for the yoga buck. I looked at many of the profiles on this thread from people who claimed to being using yoga for many years now and the majority look average in physical appearance and quite a few actually are overweight and soft ( which is the new U.S. average anyway). True, they might be in shape.... but they sure do not look the part.... which is my point.....I am sure yoga has many benefits.......... but a physique that sports an athletic, hard and lean appearance is not one of them..... which goes back to the title of this thread..... why not very many men participate. This is my personal opinion why...

Peace
 James Bottomtooth III
Joined: 5/19/2008
Msg: 177
Why do so few men take part in yoga.?
Posted: 11/29/2009 11:30:40 AM

I looked at many of the profiles on this thread from people who claimed to being using yoga for many years now and the majority look average in physical appearance and quite a few actually are overweight and soft ( which is the new U.S. average anyway)

Basing your opinion of a lifestyle by observing a small group of individuals on a dating site without the ability to verify their involvement of said activity will more than not give you a false result.


Maybe it would be better to form that opinion based on what the experienced members at Yoga centres look like.

Although the only true way you could be objective is try it for yourself, and see what it can do for your body.

Without either of those you are just providing an uneducated opinion.




Plus I stand by my opinion that in regards to yoga & (physical appearance).....one does not get much bang for the yoga buck.

FYI -
Cost of Yoga = $0.00
 DaveB951
Joined: 4/12/2008
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Posted: 11/29/2009 12:43:23 PM

Maybe it would be better to form that opinion based on what the experienced members at Yoga centres look like.

My point exactly. You are suggesting that one has to go and see experienced upper level practioners to show any real signs of physical athleticism ? If that is the case.... then my point is well made. A few months of a mixture of dedicated calisthenics, weight lifting, cardio, track and field, etc. etc. will yield considerabe bang for the buck showing superb results in physical appearance without having to go and see experienced practioners.


Without either of those you are just providing an uneducated opinion.

Partially true and I will give you that. However, it is pretty safe to say that yoga alone does not give one a true athletic "appearance". Yes, yoga in conjunction with other techniques and disciplines one can have a very well balanced and rounded fitness regime resulting in an athletic look.


without the ability to verify their involvement of said activity

Point well taken and you are correct, however, in this particular environment, I have to go on their word....aka blind faith. I looked at all their profiles and came away with an opinion based on their age/ photos....an opinion as educuated as possible under these particular circumstances.


Cost of Yoga = $0.00

cost of:
push ups ... $ 0
chin ups ... $ 0
pull ups ... $ 0
dips between a set of chairs ... $ 0
jogging.... $ 0
sprinting ... $ 0
power walking .... $ 0
stair climbing ... $ 0
running up n down hills... $ 0
Leg thrusts ... $ 0
one legged squats ... $ 0
jumping off n on a raised platform... $ 0
walking lunges... $ 0
jumping lunges... $ 0
basic stretching... $ 0
shadow boxing ... $ 0
crunches .... $ 0
leg raises ... $ 0


the only true way you could be objective is try it for yourself, and see what it can do for your body.

I am beyond certain yoga has many health, physical and mental benefits and would be a fine addition to ones exercise routine..... or to even make it the core of ones routine, however that is not the query of this thread... it was about why more men do not participate. My 2 cents worth regarding the thread title is clearly stated. Others may differ.
 Vanders Mark
Joined: 11/4/2009
Msg: 179
Why do so few men take part in yoga.?
Posted: 11/29/2009 7:31:47 PM

Plus I stand by my opinion that in regards to yoga & (physical appearance).....one does not get much bang for the yoga buck.


So much focus on appearance...I guess you're right.
Maybe most men only work out to look good because they think it'll get them laid...they actually believe building up their ego is good for them, and would be completely lost and terrified if they took part in an activity that has the potential to surpress their ego.


Yes, yoga in conjunction with other techniques and disciplines one can have a very well balanced and rounded fitness regime


The key word there is balance.
Most men can't be bothered with true balance, it's all about doing the things that are considered "manly" by a culture that creates TV stations like Spike and garbage shows like Manswers...
 Edsta
Joined: 7/19/2008
Msg: 180
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Posted: 12/1/2009 8:36:40 PM

Most men can't be bothered with true balance, it's all about doing the things that are considered "manly" by a culture that creates TV stations like Spike and garbage shows like Manswers...


Yep...the hilarious fact is that any guy who spends a lot of time throwing around cliches involving the words "manly" or "masculine" is usually just plagued by deep sexual insecurity, poor thing. Underneath the tediously macho facade they are also more likely to be every bit as much "drama queens" as the stereotypical hysterical female or stereotypical homosexual, if not worse.
 ToughLuv1984
Joined: 9/2/2009
Msg: 181
Why do so few men take part in yoga.?
Posted: 12/2/2009 2:34:33 AM
I think its funny to see those huge guys at the gym who claim to be so 'fit' but they can't touch the side of their thighs because their biceps and triceps are so huge and touching their toes is an effort. Freakish.

Flexibility and endurance are two things that are oft neglected in today's gyms.
 scorpiomover
Joined: 4/19/2007
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Posted: 12/2/2009 6:19:03 PM
RE Msg: 178 by DaveB951:
My point exactly. You are suggesting that one has to go and see experienced upper level practioners to show any real signs of physical athleticism ? If that is the case.... then my point is well made. A few months of a mixture of dedicated calisthenics, weight lifting, cardio, track and field, etc. etc. will yield considerabe bang for the buck showing superb results in physical appearance without having to go and see experienced practioners.
That's what I thought, until I took up doing Yoga every day for a few months. I stopped looking at how I was doing and just got on with it. Suddenly after 2 months, I had ridiculous strength and ridiculous definition. I had already been told that even doing serious weights and gym, it would take 6 months to see any real difference, and they are much more intense than doing Yoga. Considering that I went on a "no pain" attittude when doing Yoga, I should have got almost no results. Yet, I got super-strong and super-fit, super-quick.
 monalee1
Joined: 10/22/2007
Msg: 183
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Posted: 12/2/2009 9:14:35 PM
^^^^^ this is the most maddening thing about any Truth, unless a person tries it first hand they can never really give accurate feedback, just opinions and assumptions... yoga does make you super strong, super fit, super quick... blessings
 Edsta
Joined: 7/19/2008
Msg: 184
Why do so few men take part in yoga.?
Posted: 12/2/2009 11:56:07 PM

I had already been told that even doing serious weights and gym, it would take 6 months to see any real difference,


In all fairness, with a competent trainer and a reasonable change in eating habits, most people see noticeable results from the gym within 2-3 months. Not saying they'll look like ripped gods, just different from where they were before.

The strength gains that yoga provides are mostly in the core muscles, though you do get better muscle tone throughout the body.

Visible and dramatic increases in muscle mass are much more easily gotten through weight training, if cosmetics is your main priority rather than holistic wellness.
 IdiotLuckBox
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Posted: 12/3/2009 1:35:29 PM
i'm going on tuesday, hot yoga, morning (yuck), will report back on the good and bad and if i will return or not
 monalee1
Joined: 10/22/2007
Msg: 186
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Posted: 12/3/2009 8:46:15 PM
^^^ you may want to try Hatha yoga once too... when I worked at a fitness club the body builders who came to my yoga classes would ALWAYS tell me afterwards that they ~used~ to think that yoga was for sissies... try Hatha yoga for a month, 4 times a week and then judge... have you seen male yoga teachers in person??...blessings
 _batman
Joined: 8/22/2009
Msg: 187
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Posted: 12/4/2009 10:19:10 AM
The upper echelons of Yoga are simply bordering on gymnastics so yes, it will give you definition and strength but I don't like the feeling where the women in the class will think I'm just eyeing up their arse and disregard me.
 Dwayne2010
Joined: 4/19/2009
Msg: 188
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Posted: 12/4/2009 10:28:19 AM
I agree with batman. Same goes for aerobics. I don;t go because I think the woman are thinking that I am staring at them. IN my defence, I don't mean to look! I'm a guy. But still, I don;t want to make the girls uncomfortable.
 scorpiomover
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Posted: 12/4/2009 10:51:04 AM
RE Msg: 184 by Edsta:
In all fairness, with a competent trainer and a reasonable change in eating habits, most people see noticeable results from the gym within 2-3 months. Not saying they'll look like ripped gods, just different from where they were before.
That's what I thought too. But I got ripped enough that I walked into a room with a flat of women who'd known me for 6 months prior, took my shirt off, and they all gasped like they do at strippers. I was just doing the washing up, and I just took off my shirt to not get water on the sleeves. I had a T-shirt on anyway, so I wasn't exactly showing off. I also have a negative body image, so I didn't like the attention, ran out, put my shirt on, and came back in. But even I couldn't deny for well over 3 months afterwards, that women were looking at me like I was piece of T-bone steak. I've never heard of anyone getting that kind of huge difference so soon from the gym or weight training.


The strength gains that yoga provides are mostly in the core muscles, though you do get better muscle tone throughout the body.
That's what I thought as well. But then one day after I'd been training with Yoga for 2.5 months, I'd vaulted myself onto the fridge, which was about the same level as my waist. I thought that was pretty cool. The person I was talking to, also sat on the fridge, and we kept talking. After a few minutes, I glanced down, and suddenly noticed that I hadn't let my body down. For 2-4 minutes, I was supported entirely by my hands. That was absolutely amazing for me, to have that kind of muscle strength. But what really got me, was that I hadn't even noticed at all. Even when I'd noticed, I felt absolutely no strain whatsoever. It was like I could have quite happily spent the entire afternoon supporting my body on my hands. I didn't even get any cramp in the muscles after, or the next day, like I do when I've pushed myself. It was so within my limits to support my body with my hands, that it wasn't even an effort that would be noticed. Now, I don't know about you, but that sounds like serious muscle strength.

Bear in mind, though, that I was doing the opposite of what people tell you in the gym, and in Yoga classes. I decided to just take it slow, and not put myself under any pressure whatsoever. So although even in Yoga classes, you'll still hear "no pain, no gain", I was doing the opposite. I was saying "no pain, good, pain, any pain, bad". That also meant that I was doing the Yoga a low slower, to avoid pain. So I was taking 2.5 hours all in all, because I was so slow. Maybe the time was enough. But if you said to anyone that they should only lift 0.5kg, for 20 reps, but take an hour doing them, to experience as little pain as possible, and that they'd get ripped by that, I think they'd say you're insane. That's basically not that different from what I did. But then, I wasn't doing it to get ripped. I was doing it that way, because I always gave up after pain, and I didn't want to give up this time.

Visible and dramatic increases in muscle mass are much more easily gotten through weight training, if cosmetics is your main priority rather than holistic wellness.
I know a few body-builders. You don't build up mass that quickly without steroids. Even then, it will make muscles bigger, not stronger or that much more toned. Even if you want a 6-pack, it was a body-builder who told me that lateral crunches are the only gym exercise that will do it, and weight training just doesn't help for that at all.

However, weight training will make you bigger. If that is your goal, great. I know that women love muscles.

However, someone quoted a study on POF that said that women preferred muscular men. It was old hat, but annoying, so I decided to read the actual study. Turned out that the majority of the women voted for toned men over muscular men by a large extent, and only preferred muscular men over men with no muscles at all. So if you really want to have the cosmetic benefits of being more attractive by exercise, you're far better off with toned muscles, and disciplines like Yoga or Pilates will give you that.

But it depends on what type of women you are going for. If you are going for women who will drool over Sly or Arnie, then you want huge muscles. If you are going for women who like fit men, they'll usually prefer someone toned.
 Vanders Mark
Joined: 11/4/2009
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Posted: 12/4/2009 12:33:17 PM

I know a few body-builders. You don't build up mass that quickly without steroids. Even then, it will make muscles bigger, not stronger


Body builders don't do efficient and functional exercises. Yes, you can build mass very quickly with a functional routine and if you eat LOTS. And it's strong mass...no water retention if you do it properly. I gained 10 lbs in three months after starting a functional strength training routine.

It's good to balance things out. Yoga is great for the entire body, physical as well as physiological, but there's no way in hell most yoga poses will give you the strength that pull ups can give you....mmmmaybe head stand and hand stand....

Dips, pull ups, hand stand pushups at the gym will help you with your yoga, and yoga will help your recovery from your gym routine...
 scorpiomover
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Posted: 12/4/2009 3:16:09 PM
RE Msg: 190 by Vanders Mark:
Body builders don't do efficient and functional exercises. Yes, you can build mass very quickly with a functional routine and if you eat LOTS. And it's strong mass...no water retention if you do it properly. I gained 10 lbs in three months after starting a functional strength training routine.
That sounds like a pretty good routine.

It's good to balance things out. Yoga is great for the entire body, physical as well as physiological, but there's no way in hell most yoga poses will give you the strength that pull ups can give you....mmmmaybe head stand and hand stand....
That's true, if you do it like many do, as if you were doing gym exercises, because it's then low-impact gym, and that's bound to build you up less than normal gym exercises which are designed for that. But it's not really meant to be done that way.

Yoga is designed to be a series of meditative poses that aim for balance and harmony, and that makes it the tortoise that outperforms the hare:

1) The emphasis is on holding a position constantly for several minutes, so you can meditate in the position, not in and out, and not pushing yourself as far as you can go quickly, and then letting go, as you cannot meditate all that well if you keep moving. This makes it isometric exercises, not isotonic exercises.

The body has 3 sets of muscles for 3 different purposes:
The first gives incredible power, for about 2 seconds, like when you lift an incredibly heavy weight.
The second kicks in after the first. It gives a lot of power, and can last for about 20 seconds, but it cannot give the incredible power that the first one did.
The third kicks in after the second. It gives very little power, but can last for as long as you have food in your body.
The body builds this way, as those are the 3 types of ways we use muscles, endurance with low power, short bursts of power, and extreme power but in incredibly short bursts. Each has the same power output overall, but spread over different speeds of output. So to build up, you need to build up your total power output. How you do that is not relevant, only that you do, as it will produce the same results throughout.

The significance is that if you hold a position like the plough for 2 minutes, you're supporting your back with your arms for 5 minutes. You cannot just let go, or you'll fall over. So your muscles are being worked to support 120 seconds of total power output. If you are doing pull-ups, the equivalent for pull-ups lasting 2 seconds each, is 60 reps. That's a lot. You will probably gain a lot, because you are pulling your whole body up. Maybe it's only 30 reps.

The difference is that the body can pace itself much, much easier, because Yoga consists of low impact endurance exercises. Because it's low impact, the body has time to instruct the liver to convert more carbs into energy, well before it hits a "wall". So you can keep going for hours without getting tired. That means that you can easily do a set of 1.5 hours, making an equivalent of over 1000 pull-ups without trying. You could count up the total reps you do in your session. But they aren't going to be anywhere near that in the early days, and Yoga already gets there, or close, in the beginning, because it's low impact.

Further, if the body has a bit more energy, it can go for a few more seconds on low impact, and so can easily extend each pose a few more seconds every few days. So it can accomplish the same as if you added 10 push-ups to your set every 3 days, forever, without any massive effort on your part. So for the more advanced practitioners, they will not only start out with a more powerful workout, but even their increases will be far greater than yours.

2) The emphasis is on holding a position comfortably, so that you can meditate in it, not pushing your body to it's total limit, because then it's too painful to concetrate on meditation. So there is an emphasis on not pushing yourself too much.

That has an effect that you rarely develop an injury via Yoga. So you don't need to take 6 weeks off for over-doing it every now and then. The low impact means that your body maintains a constant raised circulation, but doesn't burn itself out. So you often find that after Yoga, your body is raring to go. That's why it's often not a good idea to do Yoga just before bed, but at least a couple of hours before going to sleep.

But that also means you can do it every day, and this is encouraged, to ensure that you gain the benefits of meditation every single day. As a result, you can do a full workout every day. Gym exercises push your body, and they need time to restore the natural resources. So at most, you can work chest, then arms, then legs, meaning that your body only gets a total workout every 3 days, and even then, the workout is just not that consistent, and so much less impact overall.

3) The positions must be counter-balanced, one set to cover one side, then the other set to cover the other side. That's to ensure you are balanced in your meditation, and to ensure that you don't pull one side more than the other, and cause injury.

Thus, you do the shoulderstand, which focusses on the back of the legs, the torso, the spine and the arms, for a few minutes. Then you do the fish, which focusses on the front of the legs, the torso, the spine and the arms, for a few minutes. You can skip the shoulderstand and the fish if you don't have time. But if you do one, then you must do the other, because otherwise, you'll push the body one way, and not the other, and you'll put it seriously out of kilter.

The real problem with Yoga is the reason why gyms use isotonic exercises. When you lift a pull-up, you are only use one set of muscles. You use the corresponding set, to lower yourself. If you only use one side, then your muscles are seriously out of whack, and they don't work properly at all.

But, because Yoga is divided into pairs of poses, where each pair must both be done, or neither, you don't get the problem. First you work on one side, then the other. In pull-ups, it would be like lifting and holding the pull-up for 2 minutes. Then stopping and taking a few seconds as a breather. Then going back to the lifted position, lowering yourself to the lower position, and then holding that for 2 minutes. So by forming positions into pairs, you get the same benefits as the isotonics of the gym, but a much greater workout, with far less stress on the body, and no recovery time required.

As I said, it's the tortoise vs the hare, only because they are both working out on a regular basis, it's like a 100,000 mile race, that stretches over a year. In the first half day, the hare will make more ground, but because the tortoise works slowly but regularly, it makes a lot more ground every day, and over a year, it makes a heck of a lot more ground.

As a workout system, it's one of the most efficient I've ever found, but only so long as you do it in the ways that it was intended to do, and that's totally unlike the philosophy of exercise that is advertised in the West.

Dips, pull ups, hand stand pushups at the gym will help you with your yoga, and yoga will help your recovery from your gym routine...
Yoga will help with recovery. Gym exercises will help with yoga, provided you do the isotonic form where you just move into the position and then move out, without holding it for very long, because then you are using the same muscles that you are using for the gym. But if you're doing Yoga by holding positions, you're going to find that you just cannot hold it very long.
 BBQ Spider
Joined: 11/9/2009
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Posted: 12/4/2009 7:56:44 PM
Part of it has to be the clothing involved and the challenges of keeping the crotchal region modest when the legs go their separate ways.
 kpooks
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Posted: 12/4/2009 8:53:46 PM
I was just going to say that...a tendency for the twig and berries to fall out when doing those splits. Plus an obnoxious tendency to not hold back the farts...
 Vanders Mark
Joined: 11/4/2009
Msg: 194
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Posted: 12/4/2009 10:42:05 PM

That's why it's often not a good idea to do Yoga just before bed, but at least a couple of hours before going to sleep.


When I first started doing yoga, I noticed that shift in my energy level. Now I do my full session almost every night before bed, and I find I sleep better when I do yoga. You know why? I've really been working on calming the mind in my savasana.

A lot of what you're saying makes sense, but it sounds like you're trying too hard to convince me that yoga is better. It's not better or worse than pull ups and pushups, it's just different. Yes, the tortoise gains a lot more ground but sometimes, in the real world we need short bursts of explosive strength. The tortoise never conditions his body for that. Just like when I go to a class and we do a pose I don't regularily do, I find it hard to hold for very long, I recognize I need to work more on my endurance.


the challenges of keeping the crotchal region modest when the legs go their separate ways.

I've never heard of any man inadvertantly creating the upward facing snake pose
 Edsta
Joined: 7/19/2008
Msg: 195
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Posted: 12/5/2009 5:41:49 AM

Part of it has to be the clothing involved and the challenges of keeping the crotchal region modest when the legs go their separate ways.


Yes, this is why it's best for guys to wear running shorts because they usually come with a built-in liner to keep your goods securely tucked away no matter what...
 Edsta
Joined: 7/19/2008
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Posted: 12/5/2009 5:52:26 AM
Scorpiomover,

You make a very compelling case, and I'd be curious to check out your yoga class...it sounds like Iyengar yoga, which emphasizes alignment and holding poses much longer than other schools. I've mostly done Ashtanga and Hatha yoga, wherein the poses are held for 3-5 breaths tops.

I was intrigued by your account of how different your body now looks and how women respond to it, so out of curiousity I looked at your profile pics...and was very surprised. Are those old, pre-yoga photos?
 scorpiomover
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Posted: 12/5/2009 11:38:08 AM
RE Msg: 196 by Edsta:
You make a very compelling case, and I'd be curious to check out your yoga class...it sounds like Iyengar yoga, which emphasizes alignment and holding poses much longer than other schools.
I didn't do it in a class at all. I got a book on Sivananda Yoga. I used to do it with my flat-mate, and we'd give each other tips. My ideas about Yoga were a combination of what I read, and what felt right by experience.

I've mostly done Ashtanga and Hatha yoga, wherein the poses are held for 3-5 breaths tops.
If that's all you were doing, you'd easily get more of a workout with weights. The body just isn't being taxed enough at all during any one pose to make any real impact.

I was intrigued by your account of how different your body now looks and how women respond to it, so out of curiousity I looked at your profile pics...and was very surprised. Are those old, pre-yoga photos?
I did it when I was 26. I didn't keep it up, and it shows. A lot. I'm still not that out of shape. But I know what I was like.
 Edsta
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Posted: 12/5/2009 11:52:33 AM
^^^ Ah, now it's all starting to make much more sense. I'll look into Sivananda yoga, thanks.

One last question: how'd you know how long to hold each pose? Were you using a clock/timer, just counting your breaths, or just going by how your body felt each time?
 scorpiomover
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Posted: 12/5/2009 6:40:26 PM
RE Msg: 198 by Edsta:
One last question: how'd you know how long to hold each pose? Were you using a clock/timer, just counting your breaths, or just going by how your body felt each time?
It's in the book. Some were counts of breaths, like the breathing exercises. Some were rounds, like the Sun Salutation. Some were time-based, like the major poses.

But the key with all of them, is to tailor it to you. If you push too far, you do yourself an injury, and then it takes days to heal, and the whole incremental low-impact doesn't work.

I found for myself there are 2 biting points, like in a stick-shift. There is about as far as you can go without any effort, then there is a little bit farther, when you use a tiny bit of effort, and then there is when it starts to hurt. I found that after a while, I could feel when I was at each boundary, like a biting-point, because I had to make more effort, to get over the boundary. I found that in the zero-effort zone, you didn't get much improvement. In the pain-zone, you got improvement, but you overdid it, and so you had to give yourself time to heal every week. The best improvement I had, by far, was when I stayed in the middle zone, a bit of effort, but no real pain, like when you do a stretch, and you know you're stretching a bit, but it's still quite comfortable to hold it for a few minutes.

The same is true of how long to stay in it. Only stay in the pose as long as you are comfortable. In the beginning, you may find that 10 seconds in the shoulderstand is a lot. Doesn't matter. Take your time. If you do, then you build up really quickly. But if you try to do too much too soon, you'll pull a muscle, or overstretch, and then the time healing will take a lot more time to do it slow but steady.

But this requires paying attention to your body. Think of it like a well-oiled machine. It already runs damn well. You're trying to give it a tune-up, not replace the cylinders. So treat it the same. If it's a little out of notch, give it a tweak. If it screams, stop.
 scubadiver6911
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Posted: 12/7/2009 7:04:10 PM
I attend pilates, yoga and power flex classes in the mornings and it is true there are more women in these classes but I think it is because most men are working during the day then these women. Power flex is lifting weights and cardio, how to you explain that there were only 2 men including myself and about 30 women in the class this morning!
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