Weight-Resistance Yoga: Practicing Embodied Spirituality

[Max Popov] ↠ Weight-Resistance Yoga: Practicing Embodied Spirituality ✓ Read Online eBook or Kindle ePUB. Weight-Resistance Yoga: Practicing Embodied Spirituality Bring spirituality into your weight-training sessions Many practitioners of yoga avoid targeted strength training, either because they are made uncomfortable by the usual type of people who are drawn to weight lifting or because they feel that their yoga practice fulfills all of their personal fitness needs. Some just feel that there is no way to maintain a sense of mindfulness while pumping iron. Author and fitness trainer Max Popov believes differently. With his new book, Weight Resistance

Weight-Resistance Yoga: Practicing Embodied Spirituality

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Rating : 4.44 (974 Votes)
Asin : 1594773904
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 224 Pages
Publish Date : 2017-10-20
Language : English

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The perfect complement to yoga flexibility practice, weight-resistance yoga allows you to fully inhabit your body, empty your mind of everyday preoccupations, and fill your soul with comprehensions of deeper realities, providing strength, calm, and spiritual illumination through your physical fitness work.. Through 26 fully illustrated weight-resistance exercises using machines, free weights, and the body itself--along with an emphasis on coordinated rhythmic breathing, stability, stillness, and full absorption in the body’s movements against resistance--fitness trainer Max Popov explains how to access the tranquility that dwells within each of us while safely, effectively, and efficiently strengthening your neck, shoulders, arms, torso, hips, knees, and ankles. To support the meditative state of this practice, the author includes 20 themed meditations on the embodied experience of the exercises. Transform strength training into a mindful, meditative practice • Explains how to induce a calm, meditative state through the movements, breathing, and focus o

It offers functional movement along with serentiy and mindfulness.” (Colleen Craig, author of Pilates on the Ball, Abs on the Ball, and Strength Training on the Ball)“Melding hatha yoga and weight training into a blended practice, Max Popov shows us how these disciplines are not only completely compatible but also how each brilliantly supports the other’s path of inquiry. Kilham, author of The Five Tibetans)“This more meditative form of weight lifting seeks self-liberation through the mindful movements of the joints against resistance.” (Yoga Journal) . I’m excited by this unique blend of Western-style strength training combined with the flexibility and meditative side of yoga. I recommend this book for anyone wishing to bring more s

Bring spirituality into your weight-training sessions Many practitioners of yoga avoid targeted strength training, either because they are made uncomfortable by the "usual" type of people who are drawn to weight lifting or because they feel that their yoga practice fulfills all of their personal fitness needs. Some just feel that there is no way to maintain a sense of mindfulness while pumping iron. Author and fitness trainer Max Popov believes differently. With his new book, "Weight Resistance Yoga," he sets out to show how strengthening the muscles can lead to a whole new sense of bodily awareness. The book starts out by explaining. "Sucks!" according to Bruce K. Roff. This is a book on how to use cable weights with yoga principles. I thought it was yoga postures with weights. How wrong I was. This book is completely useless, unless of course you work with cable weights.. mindfulness applied to exercise machines flapping in traumatized laughter puddle I thought I could learn a lot about yoga, but the emphasis on building strength with workouts four days a week is not for me. The first chapter on immersion taught me basic information about Anjali Mudra, Pranayama, and Savasana. The attitude and focus on using particular muscles is supposed to take place with a relaxed face. Even in intense exercise, "the face should be normal and calm while exercising." (p. 187). Moderately slow velocity produces a higher level of force than faster movement and enhances strength development. (p. 30). Meditations call for disregarding those who a

Iyer. Max Popov is a fitness trainer and scholar of modern yoga. . Iyengar to the strength-training teachings of famed 1920s Indian bodybuilder K. S. He developed weight-resistance yoga in the late 1980s by applying the teachings of yoga master B. V. K

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