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Viva Yoga Sculpt, the new yoga with weights

Revolutionize your sessions with this new discipline that will give your asanas an athletic twist.

Do not know the new yoga yet? It’s called Viva Yoga Sculpt and, yes, to practice it, besides the mat, you’ll have to have a pair of dumbbells on hand. We advance you when we talk about fit trends that will sweep in 2017, strength training will be the most of this new year.

“This discipline is based on Vinyasa Yoga, but incorporates weights to work the whole body. There are muscles that can not be exercised only through postures! “Explains Stacy Viva, creator of this revolutionary method. How did it come about? “When I was doing traditional yoga sessions I felt I was missing something, for me it was a bit slow and repetitive. So I trained in Los Angeles, my hometown, in order to create something that combined their benefits with a more dynamic activity “, says this coach who every day motivates more women from their center in Madrid. What are you waiting for? Greet the Sun (and your weights)! You will increase muscle mass without gaining volume; Flexibility and balance will no longer be your weaknesses; You will burn many more kilo-calories (up to 800 in an hour); And strengthen your bones by decreasing the chances of injury.

Shall we take action?

1.Bicycle crunches

Oblique, pectoral, deltoid and latissimus dorsi. (A) Lie on your back, take a dumbbell with each hand. (B) Make a bicycle and, as you bend your right knee toward your chest, stretch your left arm forward. That is a repetition. Do as many as you can alternating side and side. Duration: 3 minutes

2. Sumo Squat with Bicep Curl

Legs and biceps. (A) Standing, with a dumbbell in each hand, takes a stride. (B) With your legs and feet outward, bend your knees (until your thighs are parallel to the floor) as you bend your elbows and bring your hands to your shoulders. Duration: 4 minutes

3. Crescent Lunge with a Reverse Fly

Quadriceps, glutes, abs and trapezius. (A) With a dumbbell in each hand, take a stride forward. (B) Raise arms stretched out in a cross and return to the starting position. Change the leg you move forward and repeat. You can! Duration: 4 minutes.

4.Triceps Kickback

Triceps, thighs, twins, and buttocks. (A) Standing, with one dumbbell in each hand, flexing legs in semi-restraint and arms stretched back. (B) Maintain posture and bend elbows at a 90 degree angle. You got it? Do 15 repetitions, 3 sets. Duration: 4 minutes.

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