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Yoga Lowers Cholesterol and Body Fat

Practicing regular yogic exercises can reduce your lipid profile and body fat composition.

By Brittany Linn


Yoga Lowers Cholesterol and Body Fat

Yoga seems to tone your cardiovascular system as well as your bod, a new study suggests.

The benefits of yoga aren't limited to stress reduction and better concentration. A 2001 study out of the Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University in Uttar Pradesh, India, found that yoga reduced lipids and fat in the body. In the study, researchers grouped 170 men and women into two groups; 85 practiced yoga (35 to 40 minutes a day, five days a week, for six months) and 85 did not. The subjects all had coronary heart disease.

Researchers tested the body fat and lipid composition of each subject both at the beginning and at the end of the six-month study period. The yoga group had lowered systolic and diastolic blood pressures, heart rates, body fat percentages, cholesterol, triglycerides, and LDLs; the group that didn't practice yoga showed no significant change.

Do these strong correlations make you want to take up yoga? To get started you can learn the basics and read about the health benefits of yoga. Find out how to use yoga to ease back pain and reduce the risk of diabetes. And if you're doing any gardening or yard work be sure to check out our suggestions for some garden yoga poses.

Filed Under: CHOLESTEROL, EXERCISE AND WORKOUT TIPS, HEART HEALTH, YOGA

Published on: July 11, 2011



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