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Yoga with Weights For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-06849-6
E-book
360 pages
April 2011
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Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started 7

Chapter 1: Introducing Yoga with Weights 9

Chapter 2: Gearing Up 29

Chapter 3: Preparing for Your First Workout 37

Part II: Mastering the Basics 51

Chapter 4: A Breath of Fresh Air: Yoga Breathing Techniques 53

Chapter 5: Making the Mind and Body Connection 65

Chapter 6: Warming Up and Cooling Down 73

Chapter 7: From Head to Toe: The Balanced Workout 101

Part III: Refining Your Technique 123

Chapter 8: Waking Up Your Mind and Body: The Energy Workout 125

Chapter 9: Taking It Easy: The Restorative Workout 141

Chapter 10: Pumping You Up: The Strengthening Workout 157

Chapter 11: Releasing Your Athlete Within: The Endurance Workout 171

Chapter 12: Iron Abs: The Belly-Burner Workout 191

Part IV: Personalizing Your Program 207

Chapter 13: Eating to Enhance Your Yoga-with-Weights Workout 209

Chapter 14: Addressing Body Aches and Pains 219

Chapter 15: Toning and Focusing on Different Body Areas 235

Part V: Addressing Special Situations 255

Chapter 16: Improving Your Game 257

Chapter 17: Girl Talk 287

Chapter 18: Exercises for Seniors 297

Part VI: The Part of Tens 317

Chapter 19: Ten Ways to Stay Motivated 319

Chapter 20: Ten Myths about Yoga with Weights.325

Chapter 21: Ten Ways to Chart Your Progress331

Appendix: Resources .337

Index 343

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