Yoga is an ancient practice which is mostly synonymous with Indian spiritual practices and beliefs. It is a type of exercise which is considered to greatly bring benefit to the physical, mental and spiritual being. This is a physical exercise which involves breathing and stretching exercise and is practiced daily to enhance flexibility, the health of the body system and general health and vitality. It is an exercise that suits everybody and comes with the following health benefits;
Prevents Asthma and Breathing Problems
Yoga is considered as a breathing and stretching exercise which involves inhaling air as you perform some physical exercise. This is beneficial in opening up the lungs and the bronchi in the breathing system. Asthma is caused by inflammation of the airways which cause them to narrow and spasm. Asthma causes the smooth muscle cells to slim and make breathing difficult. Yoga will enhance daily breathing exercise which will help to slowly open the narrowed airways and avoid attack by Asthma.
Prevents Obesity and Overweight
Yoga is a physical exercise which assists in burning fats in the body and in so doing helps to make the body fit and prevent obesity. It also prevents calories from piling up in the body and causes them to be broken into energy. This process will help in ensuring the body is free from fats and cholesterol that results in obesity and overweight.
Improves Heart Health
Practicing yoga daily will help to lower blood pressure and cholesterol level by a higher percentage. This will slow down series of atherosclerosis which is a risk factor for heart disease. Yoga is important in enhancing stabilization of linings in blood vessels which will then protects the cardiovascular system from possible damage. This will enhance cardiovascular health leading to the health of the heart. This will also avoid heart attack and diseases.
Reduces Chances of Chronic Back Pain
Back pain is brought about by sitting for a long hour in one sitting posture without exercising or taking a walk. Daily yoga exercising will, therefore, reduce chances of suffering a chronic back pain. The exercise is also important in strengthening the spinal code and prevents it from any damage that may cause back pain.
Increased Strength and Flexibility
Exercising daily will improve your strength, flexibility, and capability which will make the respond and perform well. Strength and flexibility are important in avoiding injuries and potential damage to body parts. A strong and flexible body is a healthy body.