February 14, 2020

Everything you need to know before taking your first hot yoga class

By Karl Oestreich

by Stephanie Larratt

Dr. Edward Laskowski, co-director of Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine, agrees that if you're a person who likes hot yoga, it's a good way to get exercise. "A lot of the postures require and improve stability and muscle strengthening," he says. One of the biggest benefits of hot yoga is that it allows your muscles to heat up and relax much more quickly than they would in a traditional yoga class. This can make hot yoga a great supplement for someone who is an avid runner or loves strength training.

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Context: Edward Laskowski, M.D. is a co-director of Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine in Minnesota. Sports medicine specialists at Mayo Clinic provide a coordinated team approach to the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of injuries sustained by recreational, amateur and professional athletes.

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