Your lunch break is precious time, but how can you get your down time working for you? One way is to eat super foods in hopes of boosting your productivity, or maybe going for a jog to release any pent up stress. One thing you may not have consider is, yoga. The article, “A 20-Minute Exercise to Boost Your Brain Power,” by Jessica Stillman outlines a recent study on the effects of a quick yoga practice versus standard aerobic exercise and the effects on cognitive testing; yoga participants outperformed the other group. The article offers up the explanation of relaxing in a meditative state as the key, though are still unsure why the yogi’s won.
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Will you be trying yoga during your next lunch break?