Did you know that close to 1 in 5 Americans experience a mental illness? It’s true, 43.8 million adults experience mental illness in a given year. A sad fact is that many individuals, especially minorities aren’t receiving adequate services or treatment for their mental illness.
New research comes out fairly regularly showing the unique benefits resistance exercise provides for our health. It’s time for resistance exercise to shine and for all people to begin benefiting from this unique style of exercise. Now let’s go into some ways in which resistance exercise can benefit our health.
Warrior II (Virabhadrasana II (veer-uh-buh-DRAHS-uh-nuh) is a yoga pose that opens the hips while strengthening the legs, ankles and feet along with the arms and upper body. Warrior II is also great for strengthening the back and spine.