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Bikram Yoga is an incredible workout that works the entire body, mind and spirit. It also happens to be a great workout for athletes to help with their flexibility and to help prevent injury. Athletes like Andy Murray, Ryan Giggs and even the Australian rugby team love the many benefits of Bikram Yoga.

Bikram Choudhury developed Bikram Yoga from traditional hatha yoga techniques. It is a series of 26 postures including two breathing exercises for 90 minutes in a warm room, usually around 40% humidity and 105 degrees. It has been around since the 1970s, but has become increasingly popular in the last few years.

Bikram Yoga improves your strength and flexibility. Bikram also raises your energy level, balances your metabolism, relieves arthritis, opens your joints, helps your organs and improves your circulation. It also is great for decreasing stress, anxiety and depression. It helps with a lot of chronic health issues, especially chronic back pain since you are working your total spine. It addition to all those benefits, Bikram Yoga also helps move fresh oxygenated blood to one hundred percent of your body.

Rugby teams have been noticing all of the amazing benefits from yoga and after games, the Kangaroos and other rugby teams hit the yoga mats. It is a great for athletes because Bikram helps guard against injury. Many players say that since rugby is an intense sport and a lot of work, yoga really helps with their flexibility, which is very important to any athlete.

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So guys, don’t be afraid to hit that hot yoga guide. Men of all lifestyles can enjoy the amazing benefits of Bikram Yoga.