This Power Sequence is Better Than Most Weight Lifting Programs

Want to build muscle—without stepping foot in your gym’s weight room? This power yoga sequence is about to become your new go-to.
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Think you have to hit the weight room at your gym to build muscle? Think again. You can use your yoga practice to build strength. Here’s how.

The beautiful thing about yoga is that if you have a little time and a little space, you can gain a lot of flexibility and strength.

Yoga has been known for so long as the thing to do when you want to get more flexible. But here’s the thing: Yoga can also strengthen most of your muscles, if you make sure to practice a few simple, accessible postures.

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Building muscle is known to improve bone density, boost your metabolism, improve sleep, and increase brain health. This power sequence will build muscles in your arms, legs, and core—and it doesn’t involve going to the gym or working with any weights.