The metabolic cost of hatha yoga.


To determine the metabolic and heart rate (HR) responses of hatha yoga, 26 women (19-40 years old) performed a 30-minute hatha yoga routine of supine lying, sitting, and standing asanas (i.e., postures). Subjects followed identical videotaped sequences of hatha yoga asanas. Mean physiological responses were compared to the physiological responses of resting… (More)


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@article{Clay2005TheMC, title={The metabolic cost of hatha yoga.}, author={Carolyn C Clay and L. Keith Lloyd and John R. Walker and Kathryn R Sharp and Robert B Pankey}, journal={Journal of strength and conditioning research}, year={2005}, volume={19 3}, pages={604-10} }