Are you looking for something different in your workouts—exercise that will engage your body and mind in a new way? Mind-body exercise (physical activity performed with an internal focus) is an increasingly popular choice. It can improve not only flexibility, strength, posture and balance but also coordination, stress management and focus.
Which Road to Take?
How do you decide which type of mind-body exercise will best match your interests and goals? Mara Carrico, author of Yoga Journal's Yoga Basics: The Essential Beginner's Guide to Yoga for a Lifetime of Health and Fitness, suggests you consider three key questions:
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