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The Benefits Of Yoga

Oct 26, 2007
Yoga has been known to be the best way of warming up you body before doing an exercise program. It is actually considered a very good work out even without doing exercise.

Why Yoga is as good as doing exercise? Yoga stretches the body's muscles and practices a good breathing exercise, which helps in improving blood circulation. Doing the stunts of yoga can strengthen the back muscles, muscles of the arms, legs, and chest.

Yoga improves concentration and breathing because each exercise should be done slowly with proper breathing and full concentration.

Simple Yoga Exercise

You need stand erect with back straight, arms hanging at the side of the boy. Slowly raise your hands and try to reach the sky and breathe deeply and slowly. Try to stretch your arms slowly and breathe in. Bend forward slowly and breathe out. This time try to touch the floor.

While bending forward slowly, make sure that you legs are straight and keep them straight as possible. Try to stretch more your muscles by bending forward as much as possible.

Do not be frustrated if you cannot touch the floor or you cannot keep your legs straight. First timers usually cannot maintain their legs straight and their knees tend to bend slightly. The most important thing in yoga is the breathing. Make sure you breathe properly and concentrate more on this. You will perfect this method as you do this exercise on the following days.

During bending, make try to keep you head close to your body and be able to look between your legs. You can place your palms flat on the floor if you are limber. Try to breathe in again while maintaining this position. The most important thing in yoga is the breathing. Make sure you breathe properly and concentrate more on this. Holding on this position, try to lift your head and look forward.

When you go into the push up position, try to breathe out and walk backwards. Begin to breathe in as you lower your belly close to the floor. Try to shift your feet so they will land flat on the floor while you stretch your upper body upwards. If you want to stretch you neck muscles while doing this exercise, you can look up in the ceiling. However, make sure to raise your neck slowly. The most important thing in yoga is the breathing. Make sure you breathe properly and concentrate more on this.

To do an inverted V position, try to put your feet on the floor and you butt as high as possible. Make sure you can look between your legs and breathe out while doing this position.

The most important thing in yoga is the breathing. Make sure you breathe properly and concentrate more on this. Make sure when you breathe out, you exhale all your breath.

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