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Yoga for a Healthy Heart

Yoga for a Healthy Heart

The ancient practice of yoga has been the focus of a number of clinical studies and evidence shows that all those Surya-namaskars and Yogasanas do contribute to a healthier heart. A few research proven benefits of Yoga are: Yoga promotes physical activity Yoga helps in managing stress levels Yoga helps in lowering your blood pressure Yoga decreases the incidence of irregular heart rhythms Yoga improves the aerobic capacity of the heart Yoga significantly improves mental health and quality of life The…

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Top 10 tips to relieve stress to keep your heart healthy

Top 10 tips to relieve stress to keep your heart healthy

    Your body is hardwired to respond to stress. Its “fight-or-flight” response system is designed to kick in when you’re faced with a threat. However, modern humans encounter a constant barrage of stressors that your body can misinterpret as threatening. That can keep you on edge. Over time, stress can negatively impact your mental and physical health.   Identify triggers: The hard reality is that stress will always exist. Pinpointing your triggers, or sources of stress, can help you…

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Relax And Grow Fit!

Relax And Grow Fit!

  What Are Relaxation Techniques? Relaxation techniques include a number of practices such as progressive relaxation, guided imagery, biofeedback, self-hypnosis and deep breathing exercises. The goal is similar in all – to produce the body’s natural relaxation response characterized by slower breathing, lower blood pressure, and a feeling of increased well-being. Meditation and practices that include meditation with movement such as yoga and tai chi, can also promote relaxation. You can find information about these practices on the NCCIH website. Stress management…

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