Tuesday, March 19, 2013

what is the physical benefits of practicing yoga

In the last article we talk about mental and emotional benefits of yoga .In this article we will talk about physical benefits of yoga .Let's see

Physical Benefits

1- Pain Reduction

Yoga can provide therapeutic relief from many ailments, such as back pain, arthritis, migraine
headaches and menstrual cramps. Many yoga poses can also release tension and soreness in your muscles. Practicing yoga can even help you prevent illness and injury by improving your immune system and teaching you to treat your body well. As a result,yoga can serve as preventative therapy to help you not only improve, but also maintain your health.

2- Improved Strength and Flexibility 

One of the most noticeable effects of yoga is that it can make your body strong and flexible, while improving the range of motion in your joints. The practice of yoga can also improve your balance, tone your muscles and increase your stamina. Some yoga poses can also help you build strong bones, which helps to prevent osteoporosis.

3- Improved Breathing

The practice of yoga improves your breathing by heightening your awareness of your breath and increasing your lung capacity. By focusing on deep breathing in your yoga practice, you can help to release tension from your body and make your body more alkaline and less acidic. Too much acidity in your body can be harmful for your bones and tissues, and can also cause arthritis, fatigue, headaches and depression.

4- Improved Circulation

Many yoga poses help to improve the circulation of blood throughout your body. Improved
blood circulation helps flush out toxins and impurities from your body. Regular practice of
 yogacan also help lower your blood pressure and pulse rate.

5- Additional Benefits

Yoga also provides a whole host of other health benefits. Through the practice of yoga, you
 canregulate your metabolism, which can help you lose weight. Yoga also helps to balance your hormonal system, which is especially useful for menopausal and per-menopausal women. In addition, the movement in some yoga poses massages the internal organs of the body, which improves certain bodily functions, such as digestion and elimination.

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