Body Sculpting with Yoga’s innovative new approach to strength building combines unique body-weight and resistance training exercises with traditional yoga practices. Even if you have never tried a yoga workout, you can still feel comfortable with this dynamic approach to training. Including nutritional guidelines, warm-up routines, and motivated guidance, Gwen Lawrence’s revolutionary program empowers you to achieve defined arms and shoulders, lean sexy abs, and a strong, sculpted body.
With easy to follow instructions, clear photographs, and extensive information on yoga techniques and strength-building tips, Body Sculpting with Yoga provides a comprehensive guide to this unique fitness approach, making these powerful workouts accessible to people of all fitness levels.
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About the Author
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Body Sculpting with Yoga will show you how to achieve your health and fitness goals through the powerful sculpting, toning, and strength-building benefits of yoga-inspired exercises.
It is not my intention to scare or intimidate you about my life’s work with professional athletes. Quite the contrary. I tell you my journey so you can rest assured that the exercises and workouts in this book have been built off of my time-tested techniques and will bring results.
In Body Sculpting with Yoga, I give you the basics of yoga and then bump it up with weights and repetitions, along with creative series, so even if you have never tried a yoga workout, you can still feel comfortable with this hybrid approach to training. I ask that you just do it!
There are no excuses. The first step is reading this book and the next step is taking action. Set your goals, set your intention, and set your pace, then watch what happens. You’ll notice increased energy levels, an improved body image, and better sleep. Be a doer, not a watcher, and redefine your purpose to achieve fitness goals you never thought possible.
Every day, I help people transform their lives from good to great, helping my clients reach their highest potential using my power yoga for sports philosophy to Attain fitness, find Balance, Create goals, and Define personal happiness in work, school, family, and life the way only an intuitive yogi and seasoned mom can. Now let’s get started building the body you’ve always wanted!
—Excerpt from the Introduction by Gwen Lawrence
Table of ContentsIntroduction
PART I: BODY SCULPTING WITH YOGA
Chapter 1: About the Exercises
Types of Moves
Do’s and Don’ts of the Workout
Chapter 2: Benefits of Body Sculpting with Yoga
Physical Benefits of Yoga
Mental and Emotional Benefits of Yoga
Transforming Your Body
Chapter 3: Nutrition Tips
Clean Eating Guide
Timing Your Meals
The When and What of E ating
Sample Meal Plan
Chapter 4: About the Workouts
Prepping for Your Workout
How to Follow the Workouts
Chapter 5: Setting Your Fitness Goals
Focusing Your Goals
Tips for Writing Powerful Goals
Tips for Staying on Track
PART II: THE BODY SCULPTING WITH YOGA WORKOUT
Chapter 6: Warm-Ups and Cool-Downs
Pre-Workout: Assessment Poses
Post-Workout: Long Deep Holds
Chapter 7: The Exercises
Chapter 8: The Workouts
Beginner (Weeks 1-6)
Intermediate (Weeks 1-6)
Advanced (Weeks 1-6)
Index of Exercises