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6th October 2005 permanent link

Michael Blowhard complicates the yoga-oxygen picture still further by pointing to this Yoga Journal article about research on the physical benefits of yoga. In it we encounter the entirely plausible hypothesis that:

… yoga poses help increase lung capacity by improving the flexibility of the rib area, shoulders and back, allowing the lungs to expand more fully. Breathwork further boosts lung capacity … by conditioning the diaphragm.

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