Health Benefits Of Yoga

Margaret By Margaret, 31st Jan 2014 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL
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Yoga has become a popular way to tone both the body and mind and is an excellent way to maintain a healthy lifestyle. So what are the health benefits of yoga?

The Health Benefits Of Yoga

Health Benefits:
Daily yoga practice has many health benefits, both at a physical and physiological level. It has become a increasingly popular way to 'unwind' and distress the body and mind, often with amazing success.

So what exactly can yoga do for you?

1. Respiratory rate decreases
2. Blood pressure lowers
3. Posture improves
5. Endurance increases
6. Energy levels rise
7. Immunity improves
8. Sleep patterns improve
9. Musculoskeletal flexibility and joint range of motion improve
10. Strength and resiliency increase
11. Weight normalizes and is better maintained
12. Mood improves
13. Anxiety and depression decrease and are easier managed
14. Grip strength increases
15. Hand-eye coordination improves

Yoga can be practiced at a variety of levels and classes are normally available catering for a range of ages and abilities through local leisure centers and clubs. You can even start at a basic level in the comfort of your own home using DVDs, books or online videos.


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I am a busy mum in my 30's and when I am not running about I enjoy reading and writing about arts, alternative health and spirituality.

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author avatar Fern Mc Costigan
1st Feb 2014 (#)

NIce post!

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