Yoga provides us with a variety of benefits and one is never too young or too old to reap the health benefits of Yoga.
The remarkable thing about Yoga is that its positive effects on the health and mind are visible over time. It is a medication without the actual use of medicines. Moreover, no visible side effects are associated with the practice of Yoga on a regular basis. All you need to know is the most appropriate exercises meant for the structure of your body. But one also needs to know the right way of performing the asanas, because any wrong attempt can cause sprains and injuries.
Below listed are a few benefits which Yoga offers:-
The different positions in Yoga act upon the various joints of the body to increase the flexibility of the body.
If performed on regular basis, muscles that have become flaccid, weak or fatigue are stirred repeatedly to shed excess flab and floppiness.
Yoga has tremendous health benefits for your heart. The gentler forms of yoga lower your blood pressure because the asanas keep blood flowing evenly throughout your body while you focus on your breathing. For example- Power yoga is an excellent form of cardio conditioning.
It is very helpful and a natural way for curing frequent headaches because yoga circulates blood and oxygen to your head, which can often prevent headaches from starting.
Further, a regular yoga practice helps boost antioxidants throughout your body, resulting in a stronger immune system. Also, Yoga can help you lose weight and maintain a healthy weight throughout your life.
Modern lifestyle has made human being lethargic. Yoga helps in strengthening the spinal cord, recovers back aches, improves muscular skeletal conditions and digestion.
Thus, we see that Yoga provides us with numerous benefits thereby establishing integrity among ones outer self as well as inner. It breeds a positive effect both in the inner and outer selves of an individual. Yoga brings peace of mind, refreshes the body, releases stress, and brings in good health, relaxation and happiness.
Source - Zee News