International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences
2019, Vol. 4 Issue 1, Part M
Yoga and sports performance
AUTHOR(S): Lyoid Christopher K and Dr. SJ Albert Chandrasekar
Every athlete irrespective of sport or discipline has the potential to enhance their ability by adopting a consistent yoga practice. Today’s top athletes have a unique ability to consistently perform at their highest potential in comparison to their competition. For high school, college and professional sports, most athletes are very similar in physical abilities, so how are some athletes able to consistently dominate their competitions. The most important benefit of yoga is physical and mental health therapy. The ageing process which is largely an artificial condition, caused mainly by autointoxication. self poisoning, can be slowed down by practicing yoga, by keeping the body clean, flexible and well lubricated. According to medical scientist, Yoga therapy is successful because of the balance created in the nervous and endocrine systems, which directly influences all other systems and organs of the body. Yoga acts both as a curative and preventive therapy. The very essence of yoga lies in attaining mental peace improved concentration powers. Through the practice of yoga we become aware of inter connectedness between our emotional mental and physical levels.
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Lyoid Christopher K, Dr. SJ Albert Chandrasekar. Yoga and sports performance. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2019;4(1):684-685.