The Power Of Yoga for Men
Looking to get your downward dog on?
Yoga is slowly becoming an added source of physical fitness for men, as it should be. The health benefits are just as valid for men as any human, so if you’ve been curious about yoga for a while, it’s time to jump in. Let’s get the power of yoga on, for men, with my top 7 benefits.
Correct posture can alleviate a lot of back discomfort. Yoga helps build and strengthen lower back muscles with controlled and precise movements, therefore enabling a stronger sense of body posture. In addition, correct posture gives a sense of confidence, which yoga can help you achieve!
Men are known to have tighter muscles, less flexibility, and smaller, tighter hips than women. This actually makes men more injury prone.
With the help of yoga, men can achieve a wider range of motion, strength, and increased blood flow to the body.
With the help of yoga, men can achieve a wider range of motion, strength, and increased blood flow to the body. This combination may result in less frequent and/or severe injury because your muscles become looser and more flexible.
However, it is important to know your limits when beginning yoga. Maintaining correct form as you become more familiar with the movements will keep you injury free. Increased mobility won’t happen overnight, but in time you will be right up there with the ladies.
Many people think that yoga is just about meditation. While meditation is a large part of yoga, it’s certainly not exclusively about “ommmmming”. With yoga, you are encouraged and allowed to become one with your body, to focus your mind as you move from pose to pose. This mental focus translastes to others areas of your life- work, home, relationships.
In fact, studies show that 20 minutes of yoga per day increases brain activity, clarity, and productivity through the ability to connect and breath with your body.
Boost Sexual Performance
Yes, it’s true! Yoga can help boost your sexual performance. Learning how to breath, focus, and remain calm may enable men to navigate through their sexual energy leading to better sexual performance. In the long run, creating more continuity with your partner can improve your relationship overall, which also helps sexual performance. What a sublime circle to find yourself in.
Relieving stress encourages quality sleep, and yoga aids in improving your immunity levels, mental awareness, and physicality. A stronger You will make you more mindful towards staying calm and focused.
Put this all together, better sleep.
Yoga requires your body to move into poses which enable your internal organs to get busy with digestion. You may find less digestive and bowel issues if you practice yoga on a regular basis.
As you become more invested in yoga, you will naturally make healthier food choices. This healthy eating can also stimulate better digestion and less digestive upset.
You have fun in a relaxed atmosphere while focusing and energizing your body.
What better way to challenge your mind, body, and soul with a little yoga?
Yoga truly challenges your entire body, allowing you to discover muscles you never thought you had. You have fun in a relaxed atmosphere while focusing and energizing your body.
Invigorate yourself with the power of yoga. A healthy mind, attitude and body can help you achieve many personal goals in life. A life incorporated with yoga can take you to a new level with increased flexibility, a clearer mind, and stronger body from the inside out.
Tim McComsey is the founding owner of TRYM Fitness: Dallas’s Premier Personal Training and Nutrition Company, NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Registered Dietitian. He started TRYM Fitness in 2011 and has been growing successfully ever since! This is his 15th year in the fitness industry and his scope of work has broadened from being ambassador to Sunwarrior, a partner to Vitamin World, and a sponsored athlete to 361usa shoes and apparel. He also contributes to Men’s Fitness Magazine and Human Fit Project with video and content production. Through his years in the industry he has placed 1st in several fitness competitions including the 2013 Dallas Europa Men’s Physique. His passion is to empower both men and women to be the healthiest and most fit they can be using various platforms.