As a workout, yoga’s unlikely to induce huffing and puffing quite like a spin class or session on the track, but yoga has other (equally important) benefits. Stretching and breathing reduces anxiety, boosts antioxidant performance, and improves flexibility, which can help prevent injury.
Would you do yoga with weights? What about Power Yoga? Are these new styles of yoga “authentic?”
Om, Om, Ouch:
Yoga sounds relaxing, but misaligned poses and overstretching can cause injuries. Here’s how to prevent them.