Studies on yoga are typically ill funded (no “Big Pharma” bucks) and hard to administer, as they often require tracking people who regularly do yoga for years. A new study from Columbia University did just the latter: tracked older people from 2005-2015 (80 percent or more who had osteoporosis or its precursor) to see what 12 minutes of daily/near-daily yoga (12 assigned poses) would do. The result: a reversal of bone loss and significantly improved bone density of the spine and femur.

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AuthorBeth McGroarty, Director of Research, GWI
CategoriesWellness