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How yoga can support your back

March 25, 2022 7:15 pm

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Yoga is a form of exercise that helps to strengthen and support all of the key muscles in your body. It is particularly good for supporting your posture and your overall back health. Yoga has in the past been seen as an exercise form for those people who have good flexibility and stamina, and whilst yoga can help improve both of these, it is not essential. All you need to get started is a willingness to give it a go.

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There are many different forms of yoga, and each of these has its benefits. Ultimately the form of yoga that a person enjoys will depend very much on their personal taste as well as what they are hoping to get out of a yoga session. Some forms of yoga are designed for the individual to hold the poses for a set period of time during which the muscles will strengthen, and this will help to tone the body and to improve stamina and strength.

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One of the many benefits of yoga is that it can help to alleviate the stress and tension that builds up in our muscles over the course of the day. It can help to release these knots and give you more freedom of movement. It can be undertaken either as a part of a class at your local gym or community centre, at home as a part of an online course and even whilst you are sitting at your desk in the chair you bought from an Office Chairs Gloucester company.  In fact, chair yoga has increased in popularity over the years.

Not only does chair yoga allow for people with limited mobility to enjoy yoga, but it also enables people to add small moments of yoga practice into their everyday life. You can simply take a few moments out at lunchtime or after you have finished a particularly tough piece of work and stretch your body. These stretches are gentle enough that they won’t bring you out in a sweat but sufficient enough to release the tension that has built up in your body.

It is worth researching the different types of yoga that are available and giving the ones that appeal to you the most a try. Over time you will learn which styles suit you and which ones don’t fit into your individual lifestyle and exercise requirements.

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