Strength training, Sweat Often, Yoga, Pilates, and Barre

5 Yoga Routines to Build Strength and Reduce Stress in 30 Minutes or Less

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Building strength and managing stress are both important components of a healthy lifestyle. With Xen Strength Yoga, you can roll out a mat and take care of both at the same time.

Superstar yogi (and graduate of The Nutritious Life Certification!) Danielle Diamond created Xen Strength Yoga to combine yoga and meditation with muscle building for major mind-body benefits.

Using both weights and warrior poses, Diamond applies the practice to all different goals, and we’ve been sharing them one by one. For example, you may prefer to tackle a full-body sequence in half an hour, or maybe you only have ten minutes and want to make sure you’re maintaining that (super important) core strength or stretch out hamstrings that are super tight from race training.

We’ve compiled all of her Xen Strength routines, here, so you can choose whichever applies to your current yogic need day to day. No matter how you decide to flow and flex, you’ll be getting stronger and calmer. Oh, and did we mention you can do them anywhere?

5 Yoga Routines for Strength

  • 30-Minute Full-Body Strength Building Yoga

    This one’s a longer, more comprehensive version for a complete workout.

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  • 10-Minute Yoga for Core Strength

    Work your abs with sun salutations instead of sit-ups.

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  • 10-Minute Yoga for Glute Strength

    You’ve heard of a yogi squat, right?

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  • 10-Minute Yoga for Inner Thighs

    The routine’s over in a few minutes, but you’ll be feeling it in your legs for days.

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  • 10-Minute Yoga for Tight Hamstrings

    You can’t maintain strength without making sure your flexibility is in check, and nearly everyone has tight hammies—from workouts and sitting at a desk.

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