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This article was written by Amy Schlinger and provided by our partners at Prevention . Many write off yoga as an "easy" workout . After all, chanting and stretching might put you into a meditative mindset , but it's not exactly going to melt fat away—or is it? The truth may surprise you. "Yoga is equal parts strength, flexibility, balance, and endurance," says Mandy Ingber , celebrity yoga instructor, author of Yogalosophy for Inner Strength . She estimates that yoga can torch anywhere from 180 to 600 calories per hour, noting that there's a large range because there are so many different types. While you'll generally burn more calories in a Bikram or power yoga class than you would in a ... Full story

29 January