Why real men do yoga
Yoga was an important part of the England football team’s World Cup training, so should you adopt it as part of your fitness routine?
The benefits of yoga for men extend far beyond simply improving flexibility and becoming more Zen. This ancient practice has been increasingly adopted by male athletes, gym fanatics and sports players, including the England football team - and with good reason.
If you are the kind of guy who puts his body through its paces with regular intense physical activity, but rarely stops to take
‘With regular yoga practice you could find that your body recovers
care of that body, then yoga could be the missing component of your exercise regime.
With regular yoga practice you could find that your body recovers faster post-workout, and that you are energised for the rest of the day after taking a class.
In addition your sleep cycle can also be improved, which in turn will help you to maintain greater focus in all aspects of your life.
You may feel like yoga classes are dominated by women, but that’s no reason not to take the plunge. There are classes to suit absolutely every experience level, so there’s no need to ever feel out of your depth when you are getting started.
Not keen on classes? You can always learn the basics on your own at home by going online.