Yoga workouts on a regular basis help stretch and tone the muscles and add strength to all parts of the body. In addition, some Yogic postures also help massage internal organs and improve digestion and cardio-vascular functions.

In addition, a regular regimen of Yoga also helps detoxify the body and provide tangible health benefits in terms of curing stress related disorders like hypertension, diabetes and joint pains.

Given below are the five reasons why you should take up Yoga as part of your workout regimen on a regular basis:

1) Yoga is known to increase flexibility through the postures that trigger various joints of the body, including those that are not acted upon with regular exercises routines.

2) Yoga also increases the lubrication of joints, ligament and tendons and the various positions exercise the different tendons and ligaments of the body.

3) Yoga massages all organs of the body, including the internal ones. This form of exercise is probably the only one that helps workout internal organs in a thorough manner, including those that are hardly stimulated externally during a lifetime.

4) Yoga offers a complete detoxification of the body. It stretches the muscles and joints and massages various organs while ensuring optimum blood supply across our body.

5) Regular practice of Yoga helps tone the muscles of the body, especially in the upper and lower limbs.. Muscles that have become flaccid and weak are stimulated repeatedly to shed excess fat and flaccidity.