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The level of commitment and dedication it takes to maintain and achieve a high level of fitness is beyond what some people think they're capable of. It does not necessarily need to be a difficult thing to do. You can get fit and live the life you have always wanted, by altering your daily routine in a few ways.
Do your yoga stretches and poses on a hard surface if you want to get in shape using yoga. Practicing on a soft floor can lead to joint injuries and can throw off your balance, which will reduce the effectiveness of your yoga routine. In a reverse of the common practice, you can place a hard, smooth material onto a soft carpet to create the ideal yoga surface.
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