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International Yoga Day 2022: 15 Reasons Why You Need to Add Yoga to Your Daily Life

2022 International Yoga Day: In this article, we will go over the various advantages of incorporating yoga into your daily routine.

Laavanya Arya

Yoga is one of the most popular forms of exercise practiced worldwide. This peaceful practice began 5,000 years ago in India. Yoga is a practice that combines meditation, breathing techniques, and physical movement.

As International Yoga Day approaches, we must take a moment to recognize the numerous advantages of incorporating this workout regimen into your daily routine.

In this article, we will look at 15 ways that yoga can help us if we incorporate it into our daily lives.

15 Reasons Why You Need to Add Yoga to Your Routine:

Helps Lose Weight

Yoga is widely regarded as one of the most effective methods of weight loss. It is also suitable for people of all ages and weights because it can be adjusted to suit individual needs.

Elevates Mood

Mindfulness and meditation are incorporated into yoga. This relaxing workout regimen combined with meditation has been shown to increase the body's production of happy hormones.

Assists With Mood Disorders

As previously stated, yoga promotes the production of happy hormones. Yoga also helps to reduce stress, anxiety, and other mood disorders through meditation and helps to relax the mind.

Increases Flexibility

  Yoga is practiced in a variety of poses and positions. These yoga poses are designed to improve the body's ability to stretch. This increase in elasticity has also been shown to improve blood circulation.

Boost Immunity

Yoga has been shown to improve immunity. Yoga strengthens the immune system and makes it less vulnerable to external radicals that could otherwise harm the body.

Improves Digestive System

Yoga poses can help to improve one's digestive system in general. Certain yoga poses improve the functioning of the gut and other body organs that aid in digestion.

Betters Brain Functions

Aside from lowering stress and increasing the production of happy hormones. Yoga, through various positions and meditation, also improves various brain functions such as focus, memory, cognition, and so on.

Improves Muscle Strength

Yoga strengthens the body's muscles as it is practiced through various poses. Yoga allows you to gradually build and strengthen your muscles.

Boosts Metabolism

Yoga has been shown to increase metabolism. Yoga not only helps with weight loss but also improves metabolism. A fast metabolism indicates that your body is better equipped to burn calories, making you less likely to gain weight in the future.

Improves Skin

As previously discussed, yoga improves blood circulation in the body. Yoga has also been shown to help remove toxins from the body. All of these factors contribute to better skin health.


Working out at the gym or doing weight training are high-intensity workouts that not everyone can do. Yoga, on the other hand, is adaptable and can be tailored to individual needs.

Improves Breathing Issues

Yoga incorporates postures as well as breathing techniques. A combination of these two has been shown to improve oxygen absorption and may also alleviate symptoms of various breathing/lung diseases.

Improves Posture

Yoga's various poses and positions help to better hydrate the spine and other joints and muscles. All of these factors contribute to a better posture.

Helps With Inflammation

Anti-inflammatory properties of yoga Inflammation can occur as a result of the body's reaction to external forces or internal causes. Yoga practice on a regular basis can help to reduce this.

Improves Sleep Quality

Yoga promotes better sleep quality by improving elasticity, blood circulation, mental health, and a variety of other vital body functions. Yoga may also aid in the treatment of sleep disorders such as sleep apnea.

Yoga has several health benefits for both our bodies and minds. Yoga, in contrast to other workout regimens, is more peaceful and relaxing. Yoga can help you lose weight and treat a variety of other health issues.

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