6 Amazing Benefits of Yoga for Women
Wondering what could be the benefits of yoga for women, so read on for all your answers to a wonderful healthy body.
1. Get rid of chronic back and neck pain
Why allow pain and discomfort to find you in the first place? We, mostly women are most prone to aches and pains, as though we are blessed to give birth to babies but we know it also has its drawbacks if not taken care of. The muscles in our bodies loosen due to pregnancy and they loose they strength to provide us support. Pains and aches have a major impact on our body performance and mood, so practicing yoga daily will prevent and reduce such unpleasant experiences to our body. Just simple breathing techniques will help reduce and prevent such pains to a great level and you will notice a happier healthier body and peaceful mind. So think about it ,would you not want to reap such many other benefits of yoga for women? Now you must be wondering how does breathing techniques have anything to do with back pain? Continue reading and I will tell you how.
Dr, Fadel at Wake Forest University in North Carolina, conducted a study which included 15 volunteers who has never practiced meditation before, these volunteers participated on a meditation for twenty-five minutes classes called “focused attention”. After the training, the volunteers part of the right legs were induced to heating for 5 minutes which caused pain, while MRI tracked the brain signals. Dr. Zeidan said, “We found a big effect- about 40 percent reduction in pain intensity and 57 percent reduction in pain unpleasantness. Meditation produced a greater reduction in pain than even morphine or other pain-relieving drugs, which typically reduce ratings by 25 percent.”
So why not practice yoga to change your mental sensitivity of pains and aches?
2. Boost memory power
Are you forgetting things more often than before? Do you remember what you ate last night? What you did last weekend? Or may be you cant recall names of new staff in your office? There may be numerous reasons to memory problems, it could be stress, not focusing on what you are doing at that moment or due to aging or even brain damaging diseases like Alzheimer. The goods news is yoga is the answer to all the brain problems.
Few minutes of yoga everyday will make you happier and more mentally alert. “Yoga arouses new brain cells which migrates from one part of the brain to another, which in essence creates new brain according to an author of the Brain Longevity, Dr. Dharma Singh Khalsa, in an article published on yoga journal”.
3. Cure all ailments using the most natural source, your body!
The source of treatment for all ailments is provided within us just like the source of making our body comes from within us like our kidney, lives, heart, lungs are all manufactured within us. We have to know how to play with our body to receive these natural sources of treatments. No Ailments or diseased will exist once you know how to breathe right and balance your body with yoga.
4. Easily control your cravings
Are you constantly thinking of food? It is hard for most of to control on our diet and then after enjoying our meals, we remember oops it might be another pound today. Yoga can help you control your cravings, as you are constantly aware of what your eating habits can do to your body. We are more likely to crave or eat more when we get distracted by stress or boredom, when we are exhausted, or we have a lot of pressure due to work or any other reasons. Yoga helps calm our mind and reduce stress. For example, when you hit a craving for sugar next time, you are more likely to think the reason behind that craving. Are you craving for sweetness or for more affection from your loved ones? Would you let the sugar do its job by travelling from your fridge to your mouth or instead consider talking to your loved ones? So in simple words yoga lets us check in on us, we know ourselves inside out and that way we connect with our mind, body, soul and spirit.
5. Lose belly fat and inches in just few days
You will be surprised to learn that with yoga we can lose 1.5 pounds in 2 days only! Yoga balances weight, so if you are skinny or overweight, it will help bring your weight to the appropriate level according to your height. Yoga is a cure to thyroid as well so if your weight problem is thyroid, you need not worry as well. I have been a patient of thyroid for 3 years and it would not let me conceive but my life saving tool yoga helped me and in less than a month it was back to the right level “without any pills”.
Did you know yoga and exercising will both yield equals results when it comes to weight loss and staying fit. You must be wondering then of course it has be a lot of weird poses and bending and twisting your body. The answer is no, you are not required to bend or twist your body, just do simple yoga that is it. Remember for yoga, the simple stuff is the good stuff. Even if you practice yoga once a week, you will notice you sleep better, are less stressed and have balanced blood pressure.
6.Reduce stress and anxiety
We all have to deal with stress everyday, but how about dealing with stress by staying calm and without freaking out? How about waking up everyday beaming with rocket energy like you straight want to jump out of your bed? How about getting the best sleep ever? Yes , continue reading and I am going to tell you how. Yoga helps calm your brain, it creates positive mind and energy and let go off any stress. Just the deep breathing technique, everyday for 10 minutes will help you sleep well and reduce anxiety.
Lets try it now, close your eyes and breathe in deeply while concentrating on your breath, hold your breath as long as you can hold it comfortable and then breathe out, continue to concentrate on your breath. While breathing in feel the energy to invite new opportunities, happiness and changes and while breathing out let go off your stress and past mishaps. Please leave your comments, as I would love to read your feedbacks and know how this worked for you or if there anything else that I can help you with. Thanks for visiting and reading this post.