Research has shown

Benefits to incorporating Yoga into your workout routine

  • Relieve stress and anxiety
  • Improve mobility, strength, and balance
  • Improve sleep
  • Decrease blood pressure and improve cholesterol
  • Decrease blood glucose
  • Increase immunity
  • Relieve symptoms of menopause, depression, diabetes and multiple sclerosis

Research has shown

Incorporating music into an exercise program

  • Increases performance
  • Increases enjoyment
  • Increases participation

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Research has shown

High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)

  • Increase vascular function
  • Increase heart rate recovery
  • Increase weight loss
  • Reduce insulin resistance

References/Research Articles

 

Halder, K., Chatterjee, A., Pal, R., Tomer, O. S., & Saha, M. (2015). Age related differences of selected Hatha yoga practices on anthropometric characteristics, muscular strength and flexibility of healthy individuals. International Journal of Yoga, 8(1), 37–46. http://doi.org/10.4103/0973-6131.146057

Li, A. W., & Goldsmith, C. W. (2012). The Effects of Yoga on Anxiety and Stress. Alternative Medicine Review, 17(1), 21-35.

Ramos, J., Dalleck, L., Tjonna, A., Beetham, K., & Coombes, J. (2015). The Impact of High-Intensity Interval Training Versus Moderate-Intensity Continuous Training on Vascular Function: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Sports Medicine, 45(5), 679-692.

Ross, A., & Thomas, S. (2010). The Health Benefits of Yoga and Exercise: A Review of Comparison Studies. Journal Of Alternative & Complementary Medicine, 16(1), 3-12. doi:10.1089/acm.2009.0044

Stöggl, T. L., & Björklund, G. (2017). High-Intensity Interval Training Leads to Greater Improvements in Acute Heart Rate Recovery and Anaerobic Power as High Volume Low-Intensity Training. Frontiers in Physiology, 8, 562. http://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2017.00562

Stork, M.J., Kwan, M.Y., Gibala, K.A., & Ginis, M. (2015).  Music enhances performance and perceived enjoyment of sprint interval exercise.  Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 47(5):1052–1060. doi: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000000494

Trapp, E. G., Chisholm, D. J., Freund, J., & Boutcher, S. H. (2008). The effects of high-intensity intermittent exercise training on fat loss and fasting insulin levels of young women. International Journal Of Obesity, 32(4), 684-691. doi:10.1038/sj.ijo.0803781

Continuous Training on Vascular Function: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Sports Medicine, 45(5), 679-692.