A major £ 1.4million study looking at the benefits yoga brings to older people with multiple long-term health conditions is about to start at Northumbria University, Newcastle. The four-year study is funded by the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) and follows evidence that people with a number of long-term
The internet is full of wellness blogs that recommend yoga for a better sex life, as well as personal accounts of the practice enhancing the sexual experience – often to an enviable degree. Does the research support these claims, however? We are investigating. Modern research is only just beginning to
Yoga is one of the most popular physical practices around the world and there are legions of followers who swear by it. The benefits of yoga are also widely documented and you can expect to improve your strength, flexibility, and balance with regular practice. Yoga also helps release stress, calm
Stretching is an essential practice for any athlete, especially for those who practice martial arts. Flexibility is often an advantage, such as the ability to land a perfectly timed header. For those who want to take their flexibility game to the next level, yin yoga could be a secret weapon.
Bikram yoga, a series of 26 poses typically performed in a very hot room, may not need to be performed at steam room temperatures to help improve blood vessel health, suggests a small experiment. . Millions of people around the world practice Bikram yoga, typically in 90-minute sessions that involve
The power of yoga! Ancient Spiritual Practice Benefits Central Nervous System, Boosts Immunity AND Gives People Sense of Focus, Study Finds Practicing yoga reduces anxiety and depression, while stimulating mindfulness It increases protein and hormone levels associated with better resilience Yoga and meditation reduce inflammation, which is linked to better
Yoga offers tons of mental and physical benefits, but modern variations of this ancient practice are said to offer additional elements of relaxation and healing, and just plain kindness. The most recent yoga trend? Baby goats. Goats run and jump around practitioners, playfully climb on their backs, and are generally