Three big name stars, specializing in three very different skill sets. All require immense focus and dedication, so what is the commonality between these stars? They all practice yoga regularly. This may be why they are so successful in the respective careers, helping them focus, relieve stress and harmonize body and mind. This is no secret that is only available to the star studded list above.
Jennifer Aniston and Lebron James are likely going to work out with different goals, but the benefits of yoga both mentally and physically can be translated into every aspect of life. Aiding cognitive function and mind body balance. Strengthening, toning and offering a fantastic mindfulness exercise that leads to increased performance among all area’s of life.
How Yoga Makes You Successful
Jennifer Aniston, Adam Levine and Lebron James are only three examples of wildly successful people who practice yoga, the complete list would be HUGE. So why are all these people practicing yoga regularly and how does it translate into their repeated successes?
One major factor in how yoga benefits successful people is its ability to relieve stress and improve your stress response. These stars often undergo immense pressures regularly, whether it is shooting the game winning free throw or going on national TV and judging singers while balancing their own music career.
Star or not, people undergo stressful situations almost everyday. This has profound health repercussions and can cloud your judgment and impair your cognitive function. Left unchecked it can manifest into serious health conditions including life threatening diseases. This makes it imperative to deal with stress in a healthy and effective way, and minimize the stress response by training the mind and body accordingly.
Harmonizing Mind and Body
Practicing yoga regularly has been proven to improve cognitive health and function as well as strengthen the mind body bond. This comes from the practice of mindfulness meditation combined with low intensity workouts emphasizing breathing techniques.
Mindfulness is the act of living and focusing on the moment you are in. Clearing your mind of all distractions and stresses, honing your attention on your breathing and your immediate sense of the world around you. This can include how the air feels on your skin, the warmth of the sun or the sound of the wind blowing through the trees. By focusing on these small details that we often overlook you can help relieve stress and anxiety. This has extraordinary health benefits for your mind.
Combine mindfulness meditation with core strengthening poses and breathing techniques, you are now improving your health on many levels. What’s more is you are improving your cognitive health and boosting your confidence as well. Harmonizing body and mind in order to optimize your performance in every aspect of your life.