Stimulating health benefits of Yoga
Ask any celebrity how they maintain their body fitness, and the first reaction you might get will be I follow a strict fitness routine.
We all can guess that this fitness routine comprises of a healthy balanced diet and exercise. But to be precise the most important aspect of celebrity fitness regime nowadays is practicing Yoga. Earlier known for its saintly and punitive benefits, yoga is now known and acclaimed for its physical health benefits too.
Health benefits of practicing yoga
Better flexibility & posture
Improves mental health
Detoxifies the body
Boost circulatory System
A few minutes of yoga during the day can be a great way to get rid of stress that accumulates daily in the body and helps calm a disturbed mind.
Yoga poses; Pranayam, Breathing Techniques and Meditation release stress and improve overall body immunity.
Yoga if practiced daily gives you a body that is strong and flexible. Yoga helps in stretching body muscles and makes them strong.
During the initial stage, body flexibility could be less and you probably won’t be able to touch your toes; but if you stick with it, you’ll notice a gradual improvement day by day.
Each time you practice yoga, you take your joints through their full range of motion. This can help prevent degenerative disorders like cervical spondylitis, arthritis as well as osteoporosis.
Yoga boosts overall body blood circulation and protects your spine; backbends -forward bend, and twists, you’ll help keep your disks supple.
Yoga also gets more oxygen to your cells, which function better as a result and on the other hand, it maintains your blood pressure at healthy levels.
Yoga postures increase the drainage of lymph. This helps the lymphatic system fight infection, destroy cancerous cells, and dispose of the toxic waste products of cellular functioning.
Yoga lowers cortisol levels. Normally, the adrenal glands secrete cortisol in response to acute stress situations, which temporarily boosts immune function. If your cortisol levels stay high constantly it has negative effects on your body.
Yoga lowers blood sugar and LDL (“bad”) cholesterol and boosts HDL (“good”) cholesterol.
Studies have found that regular yoga practice improves our focus and coordination. It also provides relief from chronic tension, muscle fatigue, and soreness in the wrists, arms, shoulders, neck, and face.
Yoga, like any physical exercise, can ease constipation and as you also exercise your intestines while practicing yoga it also helps in getting toxins out of the body.
One really great aspect of yoga is that it works to tone your body without using weights or exercise equipment.
Yoga helps to relax the nervous system, which is the part of your body responsible for a restful sleep.When you practice yoga you breathe more deeply, which means your blood receives waves of fresh oxygen and your energy levels increase.
Between lowering blood pressure, increasing circulation, and lowering bad cholesterol, it’s no wonder that yoga helps to lower a person’s risk of heart disease.
Yoga can help boost your metabolism and build stronger muscles and hence effectively aid in weight loss.
Yoga can stimulate the four main physiological systems that are linked to your immune system. They include the circulatory, digestive, nervous, and endocrine systems.
Yoga is a boon for diabetics as it has the ability to lower blood sugar levels when done on a regular basis. Paired with a well-balanced diet, this can go a long way towards keeping insulin levels within healthy parameters.
Yoga is a continuous process. The more you practice, the more profound will be its benefits.