Original Article Effect of high temperature yoga exercise on improving physical and mental well-being of overweight middle-aged and young women

Yan-Hua Guo, Feng Wang, Jian-Ping Hu, Yi Wang, Li-Yan Zhang
2014 Int J Clin Exp Med   unpublished
Objective: To explore the effect of high temperature yoga exercise on improving physical and psychological well-being of overweight middle-aged and young women. Design: 50 overweight middle-aged and young women from yoga clubs were selected. The indexes of their constitution, physiological functions, psychological adaptation were measured and compared before and after one year of uninterrupted high temperature yoga exercise. Results: The indexes of the subjects' constitution and physiological
more » ... and physiological functions were remarkably uplifted (P < 0.05); their psychological adaptation was improved as well. Conclusion: Aerobics represented by high temperature yoga can improve body shape, lower lipid, reduce weight, and exert an evident therapeutic effect on improving physiological functions and boosting psychological well-being.
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