The Iron Yoga Warmup Sequence is designed to awaken your muscles and prepare your body for the invigorating workout that follows. Most important, this sequence will help you connect with all the muscle groups of your body. Developing a steady breathing rhythm and synchronizing the movement with the breath are the essence of Iron Yoga. The foundation pose for this warmup is one of the most basic yoga poses— Mountain pose. Mountain pose improves your posture and focus.
If you’ve been counting calories and carbs and still not losing weight, researchers say it could be any one of a number of surprising, hidden causes of obesity.In fact, a recent study by the U.K.-based Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs reports that although we are consuming 14 percent fewer calories than we did in the 1970s, we’re getting fatter. One in three Americans is clinically obese, while another third are overweight, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.“It’s fascinating that we are eating fewer calories and still have this epidemic of obesity,” Dr. Carson Liu, a weight-loss expert and bariatric surgeon tells Health Radar.So what’s behind the nation’s ever-expanding waistline?
As you may already know there are tremendous benefits to exercise including the controlling and prevention of chronic conditions such as cholesterol, blood sugar, blood pressure and metabolic syndrome; the slowing or reversing of such common ailments like arthritis, low back pain and pre-menstrual syndrome, as well as helping to control emotional conditions like mild depression.
Shoulder exercises are often coupled with other movements that develop the muscles of the arms, pectorals of the chest, and trapezius and other muscles of the back . It is difficult to completely isolate the shoulder muscles during a workout because many other upper-body muscles must be involved to perform the exercises .