Beyond the court yoga has been known to have many positive effects on both you physical and mental wellbeing. Researchers have tied regular yoga practice to a number positive health effects including, but not limited to:
- Improved posture
- Reduced stress and anxiety
- Boosted immunity
- Improved sleep quality
- Reduced food cravings
One final great aspect of yoga is that it’s easily learned online, so if you can’t get yourself to a studio here are a few of great online courses you can check out. Why not take advantage of a free trial and see if yoga is your next healthy hobby?
Yogaglo – over 3,500 yoga instructional videos for all skill levels and different yoga goals.
Do Yoga With Me – Hundreds of free yoga videos, perfect for the yoga-curious.
Gaia Yoga – A brilliant yoga resource of videos and blogs for people interested in the deeper teachings of yoga.
Yoga Anytime – Fostering a yoga community, yoga anytime features “seasons” of curated videos based on certain themes.
Codyapp – Unlike subscription models, on Cody you can buy individual instructional videos and keep them for life.
Yoga for BJJ – Purpose built for people training in Brazillian Ju-Jitsu, this is a great resource for those looking to pair yoga with other sports.
Stretching your mind is just as important and increasing muscle strength can also improve brain function so it’s a great win-win.
Keeping with the idea of improving brain power, oats have long been touted as a serious brain boosting superfood. These overnight oats recipes combine sleep-ins and healthy breakfasts, which is an excellent combination in our minds.