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How to Do the Yoga-with-Weights Exalted Warrior Exercise

The yoga-with-weights Exalted Warrior makes use of a classic yoga pose — the victorious warrior. You feel the strength, honor, and courage of a warrior as you do this exercise; it sends a surge of power [more…]

How to Do the Yoga-with-Weights Warrior II Exercise

The Warrior II is a variation of the Exalted Warrior. This yoga-with-weights version works your biceps, legs, and the core muscles of your trunk and torso. It looks easy, but if you do it right, the exercise [more…]

How to Do the Yoga-with-Weights Camel Exercise

Tired of leaning forward all day to look at your computer screen or lift boxes off the ground? If so, the yoga-with-weights Camel — a classic yoga pose — is for you. It’s a simple exercise, but it has [more…]

How to Do the Yoga-with-Weights Table Exercise

Remember your mom telling you to sit up straight at the dinner table? Well, she would approve of this yoga-with-weights exercise, called the Table. It works and tones your buttocks, hips, and thighs; it [more…]

How to Do the Yoga-with-Weights Cat Exercise

Cats are experts when it comes to stretching, so it should come as no surprise that the yoga-with-weights Cat stretches out your spine, back, neck, and shoulders. This exercise will help you stretch your [more…]

How to Do the Yoga-with-Weights Dog Exercise

The Dog introduces ankle weights to a classic yoga master pose — the downward-facing dog. The Dog strengthens, stretches, and tones all parts of your body, but especially your [more…]

How to Do the Yoga-with-Weights Bridge Exercise

Maybe you know the old yoga saying: You’re as young as your spine is limber. The yoga-with-weights Bridge is designed to stretch your spine to make it more elastic. The exercise also stretches your rib [more…]

How to Do the Yoga-with-Weights Frog Exercise

It takes some pretty limber muscles to jump from lily pad to lily pad, which is why frogs are good models for yoga-with-weights exercises. This particular exercise, aptly named the Frog, opens up, stretches [more…]

How to Do the Yoga-with-Weights Chair Exercise

The Chair is a total-body yoga-with-weights strengthening exercise that particularly benefits your shoulders, arms, and legs and also exercises your buttocks, abs, and hamstrings. As you do it, press into [more…]

How to Do the Yoga-with-Weights Skater Exercise

The Skater is an aerobic yoga-with-weights exercise that works the muscles of your buttocks. By the time you do this exercise twice, you’ll be huffing and puffing. The balancing aspect of this exercise [more…]

How to Do the Yoga-with-Weights Crow Exercise

The Crow is a weighted version of a classic yoga posture that works your buttocks, your upper shoulders, your belly, and your legs. It stretches and conditions your hamstrings and calves and also works [more…]

How to Do the Yoga-with-Weights Runner Exercise

This yoga-with-weights exercise is called the Runner because the starting position makes you look like a sprinter in the starting blocks and because you get the feeling of freedom and exhilaration that [more…]

How to Do the Yoga-with-Weights Eye of the Needle Exercise

The Eye of the Needle is a squeeze-and-soak exercise, which means it massages your organs. This yoga-with-weights exercise also loosens your spine, opens up your chest and shoulders, and strengthens and [more…]

How to Do the Yoga-with-Weights Dog to Plank Exercise

The Dog to Plank is a powerful upper-body strengthener. This yoga-with-weights exercise gives you overall strength benefits, which is why you find it in more than one workout. It sculpts and tones the [more…]

How to Do the Yoga-with-Weights Twisted Triangle Exercise

The Twisted Triangle is a squeeze-and-soak exercise, which means that it massages your internal organs. Along with warming your insides, this yoga-with-weights exercise lengthens, tones, stretches, and [more…]

How to Do the Yoga-with-Weights Warrior I Exercise

The Warrior I, a relatively simple exercise, is a weighted variation of the classic warrior yoga pose. As you do this yoga-with-weights exercise, you tap the energy of your heart and feel the strength, [more…]

How to Do the Yoga-with-Weights Rise and Shine Exercise

The Rise and Shine is a transitional yoga-with-weights exercise that helps you relax after a strenuous workout. The exercise massages your internal organs and helps you unwind. Imagine you’re greeting [more…]

How to Do the Yoga-with-Weights Child’s Pose

The Child’s Pose is a weighted variation of a classic yoga pose. The exercise relaxes your back, head, neck, and shoulders and stretches your spine and [more…]

How to Do the Yoga-with-Weights Lion Exercise

You may not realize it, but you hold tension in your face and jaw. The Lion, a classic yoga exercise to which we’ve added weights, is designed to release this tension — and to amuse anyone who’s in the [more…]

How to Do the Yoga-with-Weights Pigeon Exercise

Many people, especially men, are tight in the hip and groin areas, and the yoga-with-weights Pigeon is designed to loosen these areas. The Pigeon stretches and expands your hips and inner-thigh muscles [more…]

How to Do the Yoga-with-Weights Sphinx Exercise

The Sphinx is a very relaxing yoga-with-weights exercise that requires concentration. In classic yoga, the pose is considered the “pose of wisdom,” because you look through your third eye — your intuitive [more…]

How to Do the Yoga-with-Weights Big Ease Exercise

Leave it to the Big Ease to iron out your kinks and help you relax. This yoga-with-weights exercise is called the Big Ease because it’s easy to do and it eases your body. The exercise relaxes your hips [more…]

How to Do the Yoga-with-Weights Gauge Exercise

When you do the yoga-with-weights Gauge, your legs work like the needle of a gauge, moving up and down (but not around in a full circle, unless you’re [more…]

How to Do the Yoga-with-Weights Twister Exercise

No, the yoga-with-weights Twister doesn’t mean you need to plan a party and call your friends. This Twister is a squeeze-and-soak exercise, which means that it massages and squeezes your inner organs. [more…]

How to Do the Yoga-with-Weights Plow Exercise

A farming plow has only one or two specific uses: you plow the ground and plant your seeds. The yoga-with-weights Plow, however, serves many functions for your body. It loosens your lower back, extends [more…]

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