11 Surprising Health Benefits of Yoga

Find out all the ways that practicing yoga can be food for your overall health.

11 Surprising Health Benefits of Yoga

Yoga definitely makes you more flexible, but that’s not all this ancient practice can do. Research has found that yoga can help with issues like bone and heart health, back pain, and even incontinence! The best part of doing yoga to improve your health is that you don’t need to spend money on weekly classes — if you have a DVD player or a computer you can find your om right on your own home.

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Improves Bone Health

One study found that doing specific yoga poses for 12 minutes daily or every other day increased bone mineral density over time. Wake your body and bones up in the morning with this simple routine.

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