• No need to break a sweat during hot yoga: Study finds high temperatures don't bring added benefits

    10 monthes ago - By National Post

    You'll break a sweat during a hot yoga class, but you could turn down the heat and do just as much good for your body, according to a new vascular study .
    The myth that stretching in the heat results in additional health benefits was put to the test by The University of Texas at Austin and Texas State University. Researchers found that practicing Bikram yoga, a form of hot yoga, is no more beneficial than performing the same poses at room temperature.
    “We wanted to conduct this study as a follow-up to a previous investigation we did,” said study author Stacy D. Hunter, a clinical exercise...
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  • Bikram yoga does not have to be hot to benefit health

    Bikram yoga does not have to be hot to benefit health

    10 monthes ago - By Medical News Today

    Doing 12 weeks of Bikram yoga in a hot room results in similar improvement to vascular health as doing the same program at normal temperature, study shows.
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