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The advantages of breathing exercise

Updated on April 23, 2015

The breathing exercise


The lungs function


The advantages of Pranayama

Blood circulation around the alveoli gives out carbon dioxide and collects oxygen. Oxygenated blood reaches the cells and gives oxygen to the cells. This oxygen is used for oxidizing glucose. In this process carbon dioxide formed as a product is carried by blood to the alveoli. This air is exhaled in same pathway.

You must have heard of a practice in Yoga called Pranayama. Breathing is life. It is one of our most vital functions.The better one of the Five Principles of Yoga is Pranayama asana or an exercise of free breathing, that promotes proper breathing. In a Yogic main point of the view, proper breathing is to bring much oxygen to the blood and to the head of the brain, and to control Pranayama asana or the vital life energy. The free breath exercise or Pranayama Yoga also hand in hand with the Asanas. The union of the both Yogic Principles is considered as the highest form of purification and self – discipline, covering the two organics mind and body.

Importance of the Pranayama

The head of the brain main needs oxygen than any other organ of our body. In the event that it is famished of oxygen it gets to be latent bringing about mental drowsiness, hindered vision and listening to and wretchedness, negative musings.

The advantages of Pranayama

1. controlled breathing keeps the body fit and healthy

2. it increases longevity

3. it tones up liver, stomach, intestine, digestive system and kindles gastric fire.

4. It strengths the nervous system, improves concentration and calms the mind.

5. It eliminates negative thinking

6. it decreases metabolic rate

7. it decreases the heart rate and decreases breathing rate

8. it decreases blood pressure and increases skin temperature

9. Pranayama yoga asana induces relaxation of mind fresh and reduces the worries, mental tensions, and anxieties.

10. Pranayama yoga asana improves memory power and eliminates mental disorders

The asana



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