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Study: Short Yoga Sessions Boost Brain Power

Study: Short Yoga Sessions Boost Brain Power | Health, Wellness & Spirituality | Scoop.it

"In the study published in the Journal of Physical Activity & Health, 30 college students were asked to complete two cognitive exercises that involved identifying shapes on a computer screen. The first time through, the participants conducted the experiment without working out beforehand; the second time, they walked or jogged on a treadmill for 20 minutes before doing the exercise; and the third time they preceded the exercise with a 20-minute hatha yoga session that included yoga poses, seated meditation, and deep breathing.

 

Researchers found that yoga outperformed both aerobic exercise and no exercise when it came to keeping the students sharp.

 

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Salvador Salvador's curator insight, August 23, 2014 6:11 AM

A single 20-minute bout of yoga improves focus and helps process information faster and more accurately.

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7 Yoga Poses That Will Transform Your Relationship - Babble

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