“When Yoga Hurts” New York Times: 4,450 reported injuries from Yoga ” Advice: Combine Yoga with Strength Movements
Please read this exceptional article published in The New York Times, “When Yoga hurts”. Yoga is a phenomenal physical exercise program and contributes to a better health as long as you combine it with conditioning strength training programs. Practicing Yoga alone it can really increase your risk for injury. According to the article, the recent estimates of Yoga Injuries are at a record high with 4,450 in 2006 from 3,760 in 2004. This estimates are provided by United States Product Safety Commission.
Plyometrics and Impact exercise contributes to severe injury also for those ones without an athletic background. Strength Conditioning Training is a perfect way of decreasing your risk for injury. In my Upcoming Book, Super Body, Super Brain, i will provide specific strength training conditioning programs that you could include to your routine and make sure you avoid injuries and develop a powerful body and a sharper brain.