Top athletes are practicing Bikram Yoga with various reasons but, each and everyone of them could benefit of the most they need it. For Serena Williams is as a workout, however David Beckham, Bikram Yoga helped him to get his focus back, even the legendary Kareem Abdul – Jabbar gives credit to Bikram yoga for his longevity carrier as a basketball player. For Floyd Mayweather, Bikrma Yoga helps him to push over his mental limits, the same for Braylon Edwards witch considers that mentally Bikrma Yoga made him stronger.
Here is a partial list of athletes that are or have done Bikram Yoga:
Serena Williams - one of her workout routine is Yoga - Serena told Star Magazine back in 2007:
“I love Bikram Yoga because you burn more than 600 calories in just one class. You need a lot of patience for yoga but, I love Bikram Yoga because it’s in a super-warm room, so from the moment you walk in you’re just pouring sweat. I recommend everyone try this.”
David Beckham – Bend It Like Bikram!
David thinks Bikram yoga has really helped him get his fitness and focus back. He is determined to play top- level football until he’s past 40 and he is also adamant his international career is not over. At first he thought it was just another LA fad but after trying it out he’s
addicted. David was introduced to Bikram by basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar at a steakhouse in Los Angeles a few years back.
Kareem Abdul Jaabar:
“There is no way I could have played as long as I did without yoga. My friends and teammates think I made a deal with the devil. But it was Bikram Yoga that made my training complete”
Floyd Mayweather - he told the Las Vegas Sun that he had never stretched in his entire career until he began doing Bikram yoga.
“I think I can push myself and perform a lot better with yoga”
Braylon Edwards - according to Edwards, Bikram Yoga is “the way to go” to increase the stamina needed for his athletic career. “I couldn’t last 20 minutes, at first. You really have to be mentally strong to do it.”