Workout regimens come and go as fads, changing in popularity every year. The ancient practice of yoga, however, is just as popular now as it was years ago. The benefits of yoga reach far beyond improving flexibility and can significantly improve performance for the better.
During competition, a high jumper may harness adrenaline and nervous energy to increase focus, speed, and force during the jump. Here’s where stress is a good thing. But a little too much stress can cause muscle tension that interferes with the mechanics of technique, resulting in “choking” and a miss. As with competition stress, too much life stress can hurt an athlete’s performance. When bombarded with continuous emotional and psychological stress, the same small dose of hormones