Saturday, June 13, 2009

Benefits of Yoga

Yoga has many advantages than other methods to maintaining health in good condition, such as games, athletics, gymnastics, aerobics and various other kind of exercises.

Yoga will benefit you irrespective of whether you are young, old, rich, poor, busy, over busy, lean, fat, highly educated, illiterate, working or not working. Two main advantages of Yoga are prevention from disorders and maintenance of health & fitness in daily life.

Yoga benefits can be devided into two main categories which are Phisical benefits and Mental benefits.

Physiological Benefits (Physical):

* Increases Immunity power and Balance of the body.
* Improves integrated functioning of body parts
* Increases Energy level and Posture
* Increases Joint range of motion
* Increases Musculoskeletal flexibility and
* Controls Blood Pressure and lowers heart rate
* Increase Cardiovascular efficiency
* Slowed aging process
* Normalizes Weight and reduces cholesterol levels
* Low risk of injuring muscles and ligaments
* Decreases total white blood cell count and Increases Hemoglobin

Psychological Benefits (Mental)

* Reduces stress to have good sleep
* Spiritual and mental growth
* Improves positive thinking and subjective to well-being
* Reduced anxiety and muscle tension
* Increased strength and flexibility
* Reduces Anxiety and Depression
* Improves Memory and Concentration

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