Yoga is an ancient practice which originated in India and has since exploded in popularity in the west, during the 20th century.
Devoted followers of yoga believe it to be far more than just an exercise – it is considered by many to be a life-long journey.
Whether you attend a class once a week or have chosen to devote your whole life to it, you might be interested to learn that Holland & Barrett stocks a range of nutritional products and supplements, which may help overall good health.
As a form of meditative exercise, yoga aims to bring both the body and mind into balance through a variety of flowing physical movements.
These physical movements are intended to stretch and strengthen the muscles, promote balance and practice mindfulness.
Breath is a key element to yoga – it is thought that breathing deeply from the lower belly has a relaxing effect, which helps its followers to ‘centre’ themselves, concentrate on the moment and reduce outside stress.
Yoga nutrition supplements can take many forms, including protein powder for yoga, such as PhD Nutrition Diet Whey Protein Powder Vanilla Crème 1000g, one of the industry leading diet formulas, which is ideal for weight control.
Highly versatile, you can take this protein powder at any time of the day, pre- or post-workout. Simply mix with water or why not stir into yoghurt or porridge oats?
Turmeric is a source of antioxidants, which may help to support the body’s natural defences against free radicals, which can cause damage to the cells.
It can also support the body’s digestive system.
Holland & Barrett’s high strength turmeric capsules contain 1,200mg of turmeric powder as well as black pepper, which helps promotes its absorption. Take one capsule twice daily, preferably with meals.
Vitamin B12 is essential for a number of functions within the body, including maintaining a normal energy-yielding metabolism, as well as normal psychological function and support of the nervous system.
Vitamin b12 tablets are available in a timed release 1000 µg formula, and can help contribute to the reduction of tiredness & fatigue. Better still, they are suitable for vegetarians and vegans.