The benefits of yoga

The benefits of yoga

Do you feel like you want to work out, meditate, stretch, and do deep breathing but find it difficult to fit them all into your day? try yoga, as per the American Osteopathic Association, some of the benefits of maintaining a regular yoga practice include:

  1. Increased flexibility.
  2. increased muscle strength and tone.
  3. Improved respiration, energy, and vitality.
  4. Maintaining a balanced metabolism.
  5. Weight reduction.
  6. Cardio and circulatory health.
  7. Improved athletic performance.
  8. Protection from injury.
  9. Lower blood pressure.
  10. Reduce insomnia.

 

Aside from the physical benefits, one of the best benefits of yoga is how it helps a person manage stress, which is known to have devastating effects on the body and mind. “Stress can reveal itself in many ways, including back or neck pain, sleeping problems, headaches, drug abuse, and an inability to concentrate,” says Dr. Nevins. “Yoga can be very effective in developing coping skills and reaching a more positive outlook on life.”

 

Hope this will encourage you to try fitting yoga into your day! tag me your yoga poses on Instagram

 

Stay Happy & Healthy,

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