Review Article

AYUSHDHARA | Year : 2014 | Volume : 1 | Issue : 2 | Page : 44-50

NEED AND IMPORTANCE OF VYAYAMA IN PRESENT ERA: A CRITICAL REVIEW

Singh Shyam Babu1*, Mansoria Poornima2, Prasad Mahendra3

*1M.D. Scholar, Department of Sharir Kriya, National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur, India.
2M.D. Scholar, Department of Agad Tantra, National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur, India.
3Lecturer, Department of Sharir Kriya, National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur, India.

ABSTRACT

Ayurveda dealing as a science of life speaks about physical, mental and social health. In Ayurvedic science Vyayama is included in daily regimen for the purpose of staying healthy. As per World Health Organization data, lack of physical activity is responsible for 6% deaths globally. Exercise helps in metabolism of free fatty acids and plays an important role to overcome obesity and obesity related disorders like type 2 diabetes and cardiac disease like CVD (cardiovascular disease) and many more other disorders like breast cancer, colon cancer, dementia and depression. In Ayurvedic aspect Vyayama stimulate Agni which prevents formation of Ama so it is helpful in prevention of many disorder. In this review it is described that Vyayama or physical activity is necessary for an individual in today’s life and Vyayama or physical activity works for staying healthy and longevity.

Keywords:  Ayurveda, Vyayama, Physical activity, Ama, Agni, World Health Organization data.

*Corresponding Address:
Dr. Shyam Babu Singh, P. G. Scholar, P. G. Dept. of Sharir-kriya, National institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur, India. Phone: +919782560296
Email: dr.shyam84@yahoo.in

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