Your intention is what you wish to get out of the workout, whether that’s getting sweaty, feeling stronger, stretching out some tight spots, or no matter else you are after. “Remove distractions and calm the thoughts,” Gobins advises. In a secular context, the journalists Nell Frizzell and Reni Eddo-Lodge have debated whether or not Western yoga classes characterize “cultural appropriation”. In Frizzell’s view, yoga has become a new entity, a long way from the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, and whereas some practitioners are culturally insensitive, others treat it with more respect. The energy cost of train is measured in items of metabolic equal of task . Less than 3 METs counts as light exercise; three to six METs is average; 6 or over is vigorous.