Can yoga really build muscle? â€œPeople always ask me, 'Don't you lift weights?'â€ says yoga expert Rodney Yee. â€œI sort of giggle to myself and say, 'Yes â€” I lift my .
Yoga is an exceptional workout for building lean muscle mass because it targets virtually every muscle in the body, leaving no area untouched. While other workouts target specific muscle groups, leaving other muscle groups weak and vulnerable to injury, yoga develops muscle mass throughout the entire body.
When coupled with cardiovascular activity and a healthy diet, yoga can also help you burn calories and fat, lose weight and build lean muscle, which can help give your body an overall toned appearance.
Yoga burns fat and builds muscle for a total body workout.. Only when mind, body and soul come together can you truly tap into your body's fitness potential.