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what's the very best yoga dvd for weight lose?


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I'm doing turbo jam and love it but I'm looking for the very best yoga dvd for weight lose.

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i dont know. yoga is great but its not really specifically for weight loss. unless you're an emotional eater like me who needs the 'totally zen' thing to calm my mind so that i dont binge on my emotions. i do about 15 minutes of yoga in the morning to get the energy going too (i HATE mornings!). 

i mean yoga is better than not doing any exercising for losing weight, but your heart rate doesn't really go anywhere to fast.

hay anybody? I'm doing turbo jam. Love it so far. but I need some advise on yoga!!!!!

I need to mix it up a bit. Muscle confusion. Pilate's,  training with weights, and a good stretch

Actually, starting power yoga (or ashtanga yoga), did help out my weight loss a bit.  There are strengthening poses in power yoga, so I think the initial development of my arm and leg muscles helped out quite a bit.  It has its limits - once your body is used to manipulating its own weight, additional muscle development has to come from a different method (ie: free weight strength training).  But it did help, and continues to help with flexibility, pain relief, balance, and general de-stressing.

I've tried out a few, but my favorite is Rodney Yee's Total Body Workout.  (I highly recommend watching it first, and don't try to do the whole thing straight off - the first time I tried it I could only get through the first 20 minutes.)

im always a fan of wai lana. perfect after other workouts or as its own. and very relaxing
Original Post by santonacci:

Actually, starting power yoga (or ashtanga yoga), did help out my weight loss a bit.  There are strengthening poses in power yoga, so I think the initial development of my arm and leg muscles helped out quite a bit.  It has its limits - once your body is used to manipulating its own weight, additional muscle development has to come from a different method (ie: free weight strength training).  But it did help, and continues to help with flexibility, pain relief, balance, and general de-stressing.

I've tried out a few, but my favorite is Rodney Yee's Total Body Workout.  (I highly recommend watching it first, and don't try to do the whole thing straight off - the first time I tried it I could only get through the first 20 minutes.)

 OMG - Rodney Yee is awesome.... any power or vinyasa or ashtanga class

You really need a power yoga, vinyasa or ashtanga to lose weight.  I used to own a studio.  It can be a very VIGOROUS workout for those of you who think it is only "Zen-like".  You'd be very surprised at how much you sweat and I would put a good power yoga class over any aerobic class that does not build strenth.

Original Post by mewapiti:

Original Post by santonacci:

Actually, starting power yoga (or ashtanga yoga), did help out my weight loss a bit. There are strengthening poses in power yoga, so I think the initial development of my arm and leg muscles helped out quite a bit. It has its limits - once your body is used to manipulating its own weight, additional muscle development has to come from a different method (ie: free weight strength training). But it did help, and continues to help with flexibility, pain relief, balance, and general de-stressing.

I've tried out a few, but my favorite is Rodney Yee's Total Body Workout. (I highly recommend watching it first, and don't try to do the whole thing straight off - the first time I tried it I could only get through the first 20 minutes.)

OMG - Rodney Yee is awesome.... any power or vinyasa or ashtanga class

You really need a power yoga, vinyasa or ashtanga to lose weight. I used to own a studio. It can be a very VIGOROUS workout for those of you who think it is only "Zen-like". You'd be very surprised at how much you sweat and I would put a good power yoga class over any aerobic class that does not build strenth.

ok ok i getcha. but i was only referring to what i needed yoga for, which is the zen part. and yes power yoga is a good workout, its just well, for losing weight.... i did it last year, the only thing is because i have really built up my endurance, i just couldn't get up to the same level of intensity as when i first started. maybe i needed to wear one of those weighted vests to make it progressively harder for me. or i think i would've benefited from a one to one sessions where one can learn more complicated poses, but i can't afford that.

and i've done a couple of rodney yee's dvds.  there was this one gaiam dvd (not power yoga, just the relaxing yoga) that had rodney & two other instructors. it was in 3 parts. the first with rodney was for the mornings, then the next was for stress relief & the 3rd for winding down for bed in the evenings. which really taught me to incorporate yoga into my daily life. but again for really losing fat weight, nothing beats heavy weight lifting & sprinting for me.

http://www.gaiam.com/category/media-library/y oga-dvds/yoga-for-beginners.do

this website has some good yoga dvd. personally i love bikram yoga unfortuantly it has to be done at a studio (it's heated to 105 degrees). but these are great for at home.

 

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