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What’s the best complement to my yoga practice?
A study by Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center found that strength training helps older adults live longer. That may be because it helps build muscle mass and bone density. So it’s no surprise that yogis need to maintain flexibility plus strength—adding weight training, even if just body weight (e.g., pushups, lunges, crunches, etc.), a few times a week is a great way to get your fix.
—Tracie Vlaun, Co-founder of the V Art of Wellness fitness company, Miami, Florida