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Hot Yoga Wear
It might not be: the best. A person's heart rate and core body temperature climbs significantly during a 90 minute hot yoga session, but your metabolic rate (the amount of calorie burning) rises about as much as if you were walking briskly. Women, on average, burn 330 calories, but your heart rate is quite high for that amount of work. The amount of perspiration may also sweat out sodium and potassium.Not the best ...Read more
As part of a healthy: lifestyle. If the underpinning question is one of 'how do I live in such a way that I take good care of my self?' - hot yoga may for some people provide part of the answer. Some of the potential virtues include time to notice (and stretch) parts of our body we ordinarily pay little attention to. Time to focus on body, to be present, mindful. Opportunity to develop our core strength and flexibility ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
46 female having problems losing muffin top,I'm a runner and do hot yoga 3x week . Eat well, don't like my waist.
I had a lumpectomy and the dr said i needed to wear supportive bras. Are yoga bras or sport bras supportive?
It depends: It depends on the bra itself and your size. I think the doctor just means don't use an old funky bra that doesn't hold you up against gravity. ...Read more
Wear socks or shoes: No reason to drop yoga! get your wart treated by podiatry to avoid further spread not to yoga-mates but to other parts of you and your foot. Because yoga requires good balance and stances, i would not recommend flip flops to class but rather vibram five fingers or other "barefoot" shoe (several brands available). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
That is a good idea: I see no problem doing that.Get a more detailed answer ›
It's been 4 weeks since I had ACL reconstruction surgery. When will I be able to do yoga or hot yoga again?
Best to ask surgeon : that is a question best answered by your surgeon. Most likely it will be minimum of 6 months ...Read more