How to Level Up Your Fitness Using Yoga

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Dean Pohlman

Dean Pohlman

In this episode I talk with founder of Man Flow Yoga, Dean Pohlman. Dean is a former athlete turned online yoga instructor.

You might be thinking, “what does yoga have to do with being a dad?” Our loved ones deserve the best version of “us” that we can give them. Being a physically fit dad is an essential component in reaching our full potential as a father, and this episode is loaded with helpful information to get men pointed down a path of fitness. And if you already consider yourself to be fit, there’s info here for you, too.

During our talk we try and dispel some common misconceptions guys have about yoga.

Other points of interest include:

  • Learn about the different types of yoga, what makes them different, and which style might be right for you.

  • The origins of Man Flow Yoga and what makes it different than traditional yoga

  • The history of yoga

  • Benefits of yoga for someone who lives a sedentary lifestyle

  • The importance of mobility in any level of exercise

  • How yoga can be modified to meet your needs

  • How many minutes per week you should practice yoga to feel a difference

  • Benefits of yoga for someone who already works out and is in relatively good shape

  • How yoga can uncover new opportunities to gain new strength

  • Tips to recovering from a workout

  • Active vs passive mobility and the benefits of each

  • Proper breathing techniques to combat stress and anxiety

  • Improving our overall mindfulness

Be sure to follow Dean on Instagram. And as you listen to this on your phone, post a screen shot of this episode to your Instagram Story and tag Dean (@manflowyoga), telling him what you took away from the episode. This will really help spread the word about this episode.

You can find Dean and all he has to offer at

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Dean has a series of DVDs available on Amazon titled Yoga Boost.

And his book, Yoga Fitness for Men, is available on Amazon.


The next episode will be released Monday, April 22. In the meantime, please be sure to check out all of our other available episodes.

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