Yoga could be as effective as cycling or brisk walks in reducing the risk of a heart attack or stroke

Researchers have pooled the results of previous studies and report finding “promising evidence” of yoga’s health benefits, specifically in reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), as well asmetabolic syndrome. Compared to doing nothing, or interventions that did not include exercise, yoga reduced body weight by 2.32kg, on average, and also improved body mass index (BMI),…