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NHS Recommend Yoga - NHS
 

All you need to know to get started in yoga, including the health benefits, yoga styles for beginners and finding a yoga class.

What is yoga?
Yoga is an ancient form of exercise that focuses on strength, flexibility and breathing to boost physical and mental wellbeing. The main components of yoga are postures (a series of movements designed to increase strength and flexibility) and breathing. The practice originated in India about 5,000 years ago, and has been adapted in other countries in a variety of ways. Yoga is now commonplace in leisure centres, health clubs, schools, hospitals and surgeries...


Read the rest at <http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/fitness/Pages/yoga.aspx>
Power Yoga: <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hWhTRSUkxbY>
MMA Fighter Mark Munoz - Overcomes Depression to lose 61 Pounds (28KG/4+Stone) USA Today

 

UFC fighter Mark Munoz’s career took a turn for the worst last July after he broke his foot in a brutal knockout loss to Chris Weidman.

​Following the defeat, Munoz spiraled into depression, going from his fighting weight of 185 to 260 lbs.But Munoz has climbed back to fitness, dropping 61 lbs. Munoz will compete in UFC 162 next weekend against Tim Boetsch...

 

 

Read more here: <http://ftw.usatoday.com/2013/07/mark-munoz-weight-loss-ufc/>

See how here: <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18_dkdTJ6d4>

 

Kettlebells vs Weights
Taken From MensHealth

Kettlebells are the trendiest thing in weightlifting since protein shakes. But traditional weights are still superior when it comes to maximizing your strength, argues a new study from California State University, Fullerton. Kettlebell experts say the benefits of the oddly-shaped weights extend far beyond strength gains—if you know how to use them...

 

Read more here: <http://news.menshealth.com/why-use-kettlebells/2012/02/29/>

See KB workouts here: <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-8JbTKR50rk>

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