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I read in some yoga books that it is not recommended to exercise after taking a bath. Is there reason to this. Is it safe to exercise after bath.

I am interested if a prior bath delays the time where I can safely do yoga asanas or body-weight exercises?

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    Unless it was a ridiculously hot bath (same for any body-temp-increasing thing, like a sauna) I fail to see what the issue could be. – Dave Newton Mar 16 '13 at 22:32
  • Are you just talking about a normal bath for cleaning, with warm water, for 5-10 minutes? – user4644 Mar 16 '13 at 22:34
  • @Kate I don't have that information because of that my question is general. – Eduard Florinescu Mar 16 '13 at 23:07
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    I agree with Dave, do you have any reason to think its not safe? Because its probably more worthwhile to deal with that – Ivo Flipse Mar 17 '13 at 8:06
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After a hot-tub session, there may be some reasons to not exercise immediately, but I can't think of any reason why you would need to avoid exercise after a normal bath.

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