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Title: Reasons Why Yoga is better than Gym

Why Yoga Is Better Than Gym
  • Every physical or mental activity is designed to
    make our body and mind better than what they were
  • Its difficult to start but once you started,
    its difficult to stop.
  • The idea of Gym has been promoted so much that it
    appears the main or most ideal way of maintaining
    fitness. But the truth is that Gym can only help
    in structuring our body. Whereas, Yoga can be
    considered as a much better option if you are
    looking for something beyond the physical
    benefits. Yoga is a group of physical, mental,
    and spiritual practices or disciplines which
    originated in ancient India for as long as 5000
    years. Yoga is seen as an exercise that not only
    energizes the body but also strengthens the mind
    and increases the spirituality. Today Yoga has
    been broadly acknowledged and practiced all over
    the world, especially in the West, for its
    ability to fight stress and calm anxiety.
  • Despite the fact that Yoga is an ancient
    practice, today its physiological benefits are
    well supported by scientific proofs. Doctors and
    therapists consider Yoga as an inconspicuous type
    of activity that can create wonders for the body.
  • Although there are several types of workout, none
    of them assurance a whole-body transformation.
    Yoga has always been a matter of debate whether
    Yoga is a better workout than going to the gym.
    From increased strength to flexibility to heart
    health, here are some best reasons to rolling out
    the mat why doing yoga is better than working out
    at the gym.
  • Lets have a look at some of the effective
    reasons which prove Yoga is a way better than
8 Best Reasons Why Yoga is better than Gym
  • Yoga is versatile! It provides a complete body
  • At the gym, you get bored because you need to use
    different equipment to work on different parts of
    the body, isnt it? And, the routine kills the
    pleasure and interest. On the other hand, Yoga is
    very versatile. There are so much of variations
    to perform every day. Yoga engages in all the
    poses and positions. And, the body is
    strengthened, made flexible and stretched. It is
    not likely that you will get bored of doing Yoga.
  • Yoga can be practiced anywhere.
  • Yoga does not need any place to perform yoga.
    Just all you need any equipment is a yoga mat,
    and you can do it anywhere at any time. Whereas
    gym requires a proper space with equipment to
    workout. And, you will have to invest in gym
    clothes and spend a significant amount of your
    time traveling to and from the gym. So, doing
    yoga is far more convenient than going to the
  • Yoga is relaxed and easier to continue.
  • If you think that its difficult to lift weights
    or run for miles, then go for Yoga. The best
    thing about yoga is, it doesnt need those
    powerful gym movements. Obviously, there levels
    in Yoga as well, but to start off, you wont feel
    that this is not for you. Also, when you practice
    Yoga and meditation, you will excitedly wait for
    your next session, so you are less likely to quit
    it. This is exactly why Yoga is a better workout
    than going to the gym.
  • Yoga is for everybody.
  • Yoga or gym that choice likewise depends on your
    age. As there is no age limit for doing yoga, it
    can be done by everybody, unlike gym. A kid, as
    well as an aged person, can do it very well. It
    increases your concentration, which can play an
    important role in a childs development. Also,
    those who have health issues which are stopping
    them to get more fit in the gym, they can also go
    for yoga. With consistency and focus, Yoga can
    help you to get more fit.
  • Yoga makes the body extremely flexible.
  • As we get older, our bodies turn out to be less
    flexible. This leads to frequent injuries.
    Practicing yoga consistently makes your body very
    flexible and strong, keeping injuries under
    control. Going to the gym might make you more
    energetic, but it does not make you as flexible
    as doing yoga.
  • Yoga does not cause frequent injuries.
  • Gym-goers, especially beginners complain about
    joint pain, sprains, muscle tear, back injury,
    etc. But, in yoga, you will learn to unite your
    body and mind. The movements are mild and slow.
    So, this allows you to move with ease and feel
    the way your body twists and turns without any
    discomfort at all times. The result? An
    injury-free, strong, healthy yoga exercises for
  • Yoga is less costly.
  • Yoga is less costly as compared to Gym. Gym
    equipment, membership, clothes, and personal
    trainer will cost you lots of money. But yoga
    doesnt involve any huge expenditure. You can
    purchase a CD or DVD and start doing yoga even at
    home. Or, you can join a yoga school as well for
    learning it. Yoga is not as expensive as going to
    the gym.
  • Yoga brings discipline to your life.
  • This does not happen when you work out at the
    gym. Yoga changes your methodology towards life,
    improves your lifestyle and makes you a better
    person. You start loving yourself and value your
  • Final words
  • The Yoga teachers training is the best way to
    get familiar with advanced yoga techniques which
    transform your life. Yoga is an art that helps in
    maintaining a healthy and positive lifestyle. The
    yoga teacher training can also help in spreading
    the knowledge to others. The Yoga Teacher
    Training in Rishikesh, India at Vedic Yoga
    Foundation is the perfect destination for
    learning yoga in its traditional to modern form.
Title Reasons Why Yoga Is Better Than Gym
Author Dr. Shobha Shree
Published By Vedic Yoga Foundation
Pages 8
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