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Effect of Yoga Training on Physical Fitness | Original Article

Mundhe Chetan Gangadhar*, Atul Shukla, in Journal of Advances and Scholarly Researches in Allied Education | Multidisciplinary Academic Research


It's important to maintain a healthy level of physical fitness so that you can participate in a wide range of sports, occupations, and daily activities. Overall physical fitness benefits from proper nutrition, moderate to vigorous exercise, consistent physical activity, and sufficient rest. Physical fitness in the pre-industrial age indicated the ability to perform daily duties without becoming unduly fatigued. As time has progressed and society has changed, the definition of physical fitness has broadened to include an individual's ability to carry out routine chores, keep them well, avoid hypokinetic disorders, and react appropriately to threatening or emergency situations. Being physically fit means that you are in sufficient physical condition to perform the tasks required of you. Around 1950, the use of the word fitness multiplied by a factor of ten in Western vernacular, which may be related to the expansion of the industrial economy and the emphasis placed on physical health during World War II. Depending on the specifics of the situation, a contemporary definition of fitness may place more value on an individual's or a machine's general adaptability and capacity to deal with change, or it may place greater value on their specific ability to do a narrow range of tasks. Therefore, the link between physical fitness and attractiveness has stimulated the global fitness and fitness equipment industries. From a practical point of view, employees who are fit have high levels of either aerobic or anaerobic capacity, i.e. strength or endurance. To be fit, according to Cross Fit journal contributor Greg Glassman, means to be able to increase one's labor capacity across several time and modal domains. The ability to enhance one's work capacity in a given time span necessitates mastery of multiple fitness traits, including strength, endurance, power, speed, balance, and coordination. A well-rounded fitness program will help an individual develop in all aspects of fitness, not just the ones they focus on (such as cardio or weight training).Training methods as they currently stand offer a conventional viewpoint, and any strategy that can be used to strengthen these systems will surely increase the athlete's ability to perform at his or her top. Yoga and pranayama, two classic cardio-respiratory manipulation systems, have been considered by the researcher, as have contemporary yogic approaches for the quick development of athletes.