Yoga has been known for decades as an important form of exercise and breathing techniques. But yoga with weights is a combination of two powerful, time-tested exercise systems. Winner of ‘Mr. America’ title Walt Baptiste was a bodybuilder who won this contest in 1949. He had an interesting yoga journey, one that combines yoga with weights. Walt started as a bodybuilder and later incorporated yoga into his exercise program. Instead of moaning & groaning and straining himself in his body building workouts, Walt discovered how to apply breathing techniques in his exercise regime and practice yoga along with his weight training. Thus the concept of weight yoga took birth.
Working out with weights is one of the best ways to achieve overall physical fitness, and yoga known for its benefits for personal development. By combining yoga with weights it not only addresses the needs of your body but it also goes beyond the physical dimension of your well-being. It helps you cultivate peak performance and achieve higher quality of life.
Yoga with weights consists of 1,3 or 5 pounds of weights on your ankles or wrists. The weights
Alleviate your body and help you achieve higher levels of physical benefits. It’s not just a tool to lose weight but also helps your body mind and spirit beyond comprehension. Practicing yoga regularly can be a way of your well being and help you discover your true self through this journey.