2018, Vol. 3, Issue 2
Discovering the benefits of yoga and improve quality of life
Author(s): Nagaraja Y
Review of the benefits of regular yoga practice and improve of quality life. There is evidence that the practice of yoga improves physical and mental performance. The ancient practice of yoga is thousands of years old. It was first brought to India 3,500 years ago by nomads from central Asia practicing an intellectual discipline they referred to as ‘Yoga’. The benefits of physical activity are well established, yet few older adults engage in adequate physical activity to optimize health. While yoga may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, few studies have focused on the efficacy of yoga-based physical activity to promote cardiovascular health in older adults. Yoga is a form of mind-body fitness that involves a combination of muscular activity and an internally directed mindful focus on awareness of the self, the breath, and energy. So, we can say that yoga is very beneficial to exploring the benefits yoga and improve quality of life.
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How to cite this article:
Nagaraja Y. Discovering the benefits of yoga and improve quality of life. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2018;3(2):822-823.