how does Jogging and yoga work for weight loss?

previous topic · next topic
snpynut

Joined: Feb 10
Posts: 4

      quote  
Posted: 25 Feb 2013, 15:52
Does Jogging in combination with yoga work for weight loss?Confused
eKatherine

Joined: Aug 12
Posts: 1,286

      quote  
Posted: 25 Feb 2013, 16:41
Whatever exercise you like to do is the one that will work best for you.
RavenSoul69

Joined: Feb 13
Posts: 186

      quote  
Posted: 26 Feb 2013, 00:46
I've always been told that jogging/running helps up your metabolism, which helps with weight loss. It's aerobic, so helps strengthen cardiovascular system. Yoga is typically for stretching and toning, not so much for losing weight...although the more you move the more fat/calories you burn, obviously. Also, there are many types of yoga, some give a much deeper workout than others.

~~~~~~~~~~~~

If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking. ~~Buddhist proverb

Absorb what is useful,
Discard what is not,
Add what is uniquely your own.
~~Bruce Lee

You don't drown by falling in the water...you drown by staying there.

There are only two options: make progress or make excuses.

KLNesta

Joined: Oct 12
Posts: 2

      quote  
Posted: 26 Feb 2013, 06:39
If you want to go this route, I would suggest looking into DDPYoga. The foundation of the program is that you're engaging your muscles as you go from position to position, which makes your heart rate go into your fat burning zone. Check out this video for an example of how this works http://youtu.be/5OZfd9jrb7w
jonnybadback

Joined: Aug 12
Posts: 321

      quote  
Posted: 26 Feb 2013, 09:05
Yoga is good for core stability. This will support you better for jogging and allow for better jogging form and going further. Big misconception that yoga is just for stretching as there are a vast array of different forms and the majority will get your heart pumping but in a controlled manner. Give it a try Smile



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

Tracking of Exercise
Hi - have you looked under the "Fitness" tab to see if there are other exercises that apply? Also, if you can't find what you want, you can add a custom exercise in your exercise diary. ...
by jwill77nc2 on 23 Jul 14 06:17 AM
stretch bands
I think it's light calisthenics. That is how I log my dumbbell exercise, elastic bands are similar.
by snezica on 23 Jul 14 06:05 AM
Exercise for arthritis and fused spine?
Callanetics is a very low impact exercise program. I'm not too sure about the newer versions but I've heard/seen very good toning results from the older video. http://www.callanetics.com/ htt ...
by Banathallah on 18 Jul 14 06:36 AM
What is your basic work-out routine?
Just bought an exercise hula hoop so that's going to add to my plan, something to do instead of being lazy watching something on tv, waiting on cooking, or just have a few minutes. I can use it up ...
by wholefoodnut on 12 Jul 14 07:49 AM
workouts
What kinds do you usually do?? Some of my favorites are with a medicine ball, stability ball, and some version of a plank. I have a stability and medicine ball at home so I can do the exercises even when ...
by activeash on 29 May 14 11:49 AM