Want an effective way to burn your belly fat? Try yoga! Yoga has been around for ages. But it’s only recently gained the popularity that it has. From yoga mats to yoga pants, nearly everyone seems to want a piece of this trend. But what’s with all the hype?
While walking around sporting a pair of Lululemon’s may be fashionable, research has also found yoga to be extremely beneficial to our health.
Why Should You Do Yoga?
There are numerous benefits to practising yoga. Apart from the social aspect of how the yoga community tends to bring people together – at gyms, parks, and even shopping malls – the health benefits, in particular are endless.
Benefits for the brain
Making yoga a regular part of your routine has been found to have positive effects on the brain. Here are some:Helps you focus and improves cognitive functionHelps you manage stressCreates mental clarity and brings calmnessSharpens your concentrationIncreases serotonin levels, relieving depression and making you happierGives you peace of mind, helping you to let go of negative emotions include anger, fear, regret and frustration
Benefits for the body
In addition to helping you clear your mind, yoga has an even greater impact on your body.Improves breathing and circulationIncreases flexibilityStrengthens and tones musclesImproves balance, protecting you from injuryImproves posture, preventing back, neck and other joint problemsImproves bone health, helping to ward off osteoporosisDrains your lymphs and boosts immunityLowers blood pressureLowers blood sugarImproves sleep quality
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