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Research: yoga & the lungs

Yoga practice improves pulmonary function in healthy individuals. Following yoga training in this study, there was statistically significant increases in: vital capacity tidal volume expiratory reserve volume breath holding time endurance & peak expiratory flow rate (Birkel 2000) Birkel D.A. et al. Hatha yoga: Improved vital capacity of college students. Alt Ther Health Med. 2000;6:55–63. […]