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Health Benefits of Yoga: 10+ Benefits Showing Why Yoga is Good For You

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so yoga whether it’s pins on Pinterest

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YouTube videos are those dank Beach yoga

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photos on Instagram yoga is quickly

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becoming one of the hottest trends in

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health and fitness if you live in a big

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city it probably feels like there’s a

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yoga studio on every street corner and

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let’s be real is there a woman who

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doesn’t own a pair of yoga pants these

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days even though many of those pants may

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never make it to the inside of a yoga

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studio I’m going to show you some

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reasons why they should this week on the

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health nerd you’re going to learn how

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just a few minutes of yoga every week

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will make you more mentally alert

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happier and healthier first let’s talk

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about the science there are a shocking

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amount of studies that show the health

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benefits of yoga if you think it’s

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something for only the naturally

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flexible or for the hippies think again

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here are some of the best benefits of

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starting a regular yoga practice number

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one researchers from the University of

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Washington found that a regular yoga

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practice helps one fight sugar cravings

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improve breathing and help with

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emotional awareness they found that yoga

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gave people a sense of mindful eating in

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which they were consciously aware of the

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impact to the food they ate made on

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their body

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this gave practitioners better control

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over their eating habits and eating

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decisions number two

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Oxford University found that people who

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practice yoga only once a week

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slept better had lower blood pressure

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and were overall less stressed than

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their non yoga counterparts this

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lowering of cortisol and stress levels

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led people to be more relaxed and in a

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happy state of mind it also helped them

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manage stressful situations better and

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not totally freaked out number three

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there’s even significant evidence behind

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how yoga can help people lose weight

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including its ability to balance

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hormonal levels manage cravings as

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mentioned before and burn the equivalent

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calories of any standard workout routine

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it seems the popular term yoga body

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actually has some evidence behind it

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finally yoga has proven to help the body

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become more flexible relieve migraines

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improve posture decompress lower back

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pain boost immunity and can even help

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you have better sex

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that’s a lot of stuff so at this point

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you may be thinking what’s the best way

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to get started try a 20 minute yoga

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workout after this video and see how you

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feel I’ll link some of the best places

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to start for beginners in the

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description below if you’re feeling

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those yoga vibes and enjoyed it then you

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should either number one join us to do

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our number two find an online book or

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program to help you walk through it yeah

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there’s a lot of free information online

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but most of it is too jumbled and varies

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too greatly to get any real long-term

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benefits from also research shows that

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the act of paying for something makes it

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way more likely you’ll actually complete

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it the investment of money seems to make

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people stick with their workout programs

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for longer and with more consistency

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again I’ll link some cool resources

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below that you can check out got a topic

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