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6 Ways Yoga Keeps Us Youthful

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I’m a big fan of yoga. No surprise there. I maintain a regular yoga practice for so many beneficial health reasons—to lower anxiety, to strengthen and tone, to protect my joint and bone health, etc. However, studies link a regular yoga practice to many age-defying properties, helping prevent disease as it promotes youthfulness…

 

1. Yoga Reduces Blood Pressure

Good news for folks with a family history of high blood pressure—yoga has been linked to fighting hypertension by a group of researchers out of the University of Pennsylvania

The study monitored the blood pressure readings of 58 women and men, aged 38 to 62, for a period of 6-months. In participants who practiced yoga 2 to 3 times weekly, blood pressure readings dropped from 133/80 to 130/77, on average.

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