Introducing a yoga workout system for the rest of us, with modifications for the inflexible. No painful postures. No hymns, chants, or gongs.
This is yoga for physical fitness. This is yoga for those who don't normally do yoga. This, is yoga for men.
The Seattle Seahawks are doing it, Lebron James was doing it on his way to the championship, and now it's your turn to discover how to use yoga to maximize your fitness goals.
Created for men and women of all ages.
Our unique take on yoga is designed for those of us can’t twist themselves into a pretzel. It’s for those of us who have tight muscles and who need modifications they probably wouldn’t get in a group class.
It’s yoga fitness for the rest of us.
It’s for those of us who don’t relate to the typical yoga lifestyle - For those of us that want a great workout without words and phrases like melting heart, and be one with the universe.
It’s for those of us who have been curious about yoga, but might be hesitant to try it out in a local class.
And that just happens to sum up a lot of men.
But yoga is for everyone. It’s the perfect low impact workout. Ideal for anyone new to fitness. And indispensable for anyone who’s working out on the regular.
Though we loaded Guyoga with modifications for men, what that really means, is that we loaded it with modifications for anyone who has tight shoulders, tight hamstrings, and for those who may not be able to touch their toes.
Whether you are inflexible because you’re just getting back into shape, or because your muscles are tight from hitting the gym, you’ll find that with our modifications, absolutely anyone can do yoga in a safe, supportive, and low impact way.
Contents overview: 4 workouts for every goal and fitness level:
Workout 1 – Sharpen: This beginners yoga workout focuses on the fundamentals. Slow moving, energizing, and filled with modifications. This full body introduction to yoga is designed to improve your flexibility, your strength, and your control over your body.
Workout 2 – Strength: We’ll show you how anyone can use yoga to build strength in a safe, low impact way, even if they are not very flexible. Whether you are a beginner to fitness, or an athlete looking to improve their performance, this is the workout for you.
Workout 3 – Sweat: A power yoga class for beginners, this faster moving yoga workout draws on dynamic movements to get your muscles burning. This is the type of session you’re most likely to see in your local gym or studio!
Workout 4 – Stretch: Release tension, boost your recovery, and get rid of those sore muscles with this restorative workout. Use it as your cool down after the other workouts, or use it to unwind and de-stress after a long day.
This beginners yoga workout focuses on sharpening the fundamentals. Slow moving, technique focused, and filled with modifications for the inflexible. Whether you are brand new to yoga, brushing up on the basics, or introducing yoga to a friend, we'll show you how anyone can get all of yoga's amazing benefits in a safe, low impact way.
Build muscle and lose weight in a safe, low impact way with this beginners yoga workout. It's challenging, but only because of the strength and endurance aspects - no flexibility required. Get ready to work all of those muscles you may not hit at the gym!
A power yoga class for beginners, this yoga workout will get your heart pumping and your muscles burning. It's a faster moving workout, but we've slowed it down so you can focus on technique, learn to link your breath with your movement, and to get a more effective workout. If you thought you couldn't sweat form yoga, then you better think again!
You'll love this multi-purpose stretch and de-stress workout. Use it as a cool down after the other sections, as a restorative workout to relieve sore muscles on your rest day, as an evening practice to get a great night of sleep, or to unwind and de-stress. This workout focuses on your body’s hot spot stress areas, on soothing sore muscles, and on relieving stress!
Meet Dean (the ridiculously ripped guy on the front cover and overall good egg). One of Amazon’s top selling authors on yoga, a leading advocate of the surging yoga for men movement, founder of Man Flow Yoga, and chief yoga beast at Body By Yoga, Dean started practicing yoga to help recover from the grueling workouts of a lacrosse player.
Combing science, anatomy, physical therapy, and yoga, Dean focuses on the physical benefits of yoga to let you know why you are doing every exercise, and how it can help you achieve your fitness goals.
Dean believes that yoga is one of the best workouts one can do to lose weight, build muscle, and stay healthy and injury free. Whether you choose to do yoga in the morning to start your day off right, as a restorative workout for your “rest day,” or a way to relax in the evening, yoga’s benefits are proven and more people than ever are using yoga to supplement their workouts.