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Adiponectin, leptin, and yoga practice

The Potential Effects of Yoga on Overall Health

photo used under a creative commons license A recent study published by Ohio State University investigated the mechanisms of hatha yoga’s potential stress-reduction benefits. To do so, researchers compared adiponectin and leptin levels in yoga novices and yoga experts; a novice was defined as an individual that participated in 6-12 yoga sessions in the past year, an expert was defined as an individual that had participated in 1-2 yoga weekly yoga session for at least two years AND at least 2 weekly sessions in the past year. Leptin is also known as the “starvation hormone”.Leptin sends a signal to our brains that fat cells have enough stored energy to engage in normal metabolic processes. Every individual has an optimal level ...
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