There has been a lot of talk about hot yoga both good and bad. Although there haven’t been a lot of studies on the effects of practicing yoga in 104 degrees, there is slowly growing evidence that it is a great exercise for your body. We can tell you that hot yoga in Wilmington, NC has a lot of benefits that you should check out, no matter what your age.
Yoga on its own helps with flexibility but hot yoga brings that to a whole other level. When your muscles and tendons are already warmed up, they have the ability to stretch farther than when they are cool. And the best part is that you can do this safely, without the possibility of injury if done correctly.
Hot yoga is a low impact exercise which means that you have the ability to use muscles you didn’t know you had. You can strengthen and elongate your muscles so that you can be healthier.
Hot yoga is a great tool to practice your breathing. One of the main components of yoga is practicing your breathing. You need to be able to breathe normally while in the different poses. Your breathing must be controlled as well.
Probably one of the biggest differences between yoga and hot yoga is the cardio. In a 90-minute hot yoga class, you can burn up to 1,000 calories since your body is working harder to keep your body temperature regulated.
That should be enough to get you into one of our hot yoga classes but we have more. Check out our next blog soon!