Top 5 benefits of practicing yoga

Practicing yoga diligently also help in increasing your concentration level, as an imperative part of yoga is concentrating on the present. It becomes easier to govern some control over your mind when you are practicing yoga.

 

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oga is one of the most ancient forms of exercise for maintaining your fitness. It can build strength, awareness and harmony in both of your mind and body. Yoga is an extraordinary approach to keep yourself fit and attractive, and it’s not only for people who are flexible but everyone can do it. There are many benefits of practicing yoga and here are some of the benefits which you can look forward to.

 

Relieves stress

Yoga overcome the mind's vacillations, such as dissatisfaction, anger, apprehension, and other negative emotions that can cause stress. It is particularly good for those who have the tendency to get stressed out. Since stress is the root cause for many kinds of health issues like insomnia, hypertension, and heart attack, you'll be prone to live longer and healthier if you learn how to calm your mind with yoga practices. Yoga, is helpful to relieve stress in three aspects: our body, mind, and breathing, through practicing of asana, meditation, and breathing techniques respectively.

 

Help with concentration

 Practicing yoga diligently also help in increasing your concentration level, as an imperative part of yoga is concentrating on the present. It becomes easier to govern some control over your mind when you are practicing yoga. Studies indicate that consistent yoga practice enhances one's coordination, memory, and IQ scores. There are several postures of yoga like Suryasana, Padmasana etc. which are particularly known for their benefit regarding concentration. Individuals who practice Transcendental Meditation show the capability in problem solving and better information recall ability as they are less distracted by their thoughts.

 

Helps with muscle toning

Yoga which requires lot of stretching and vigorous exercise have the benefit of toning your muscles. Strong muscles is not only for good appearance but also helps in preventing us from conditions like back pain and arthritis. The yoga postures are particularly helpful for the body structure of every age and gender of people, even can prevent falls in elderly people. Furthermore, yoga can balance your strength and flexibility at the same time. 

 

Improves your overall health

Practicing yoga can help you with improving your health condition easily. Researches of individuals with asthma, hypertension and Type II diabetes have demonstrated that yoga assisted them by reducing their medication dosage, which further reduce the side effects of drug interactions. One should be healthy in order to stay well even at a ripe old age and hence yoga is the best way in which you can do so.

 

Improves postures

Our head is as heavy as a bowling ball, imagine if we leaning it forward for long time a day, it’s certainty we’re tired. Otherwise, if our posture is well balanced over an erect spine, our neck and back muscle will take much less afford to support it. With regular practice of yoga you can easily improve your postures. It is particularly very helpful for those who are trying to improve some bad habits like walking or sitting with stooped shoulders and sleeping on their side.

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Balf Lee

I am a Mechanical Engineer in an offshore pedestal crane manufacturing company. I like to travel, blogging, engineering design, coding for Excel Macros and many many things. I used to be a Blogspot blogger for 3 years, and now, Dungeli.com is my first self-hosted English site, with different platform. I am really excited about it. :)  

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