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15-Minutes of Gentle Yoga That Fights Pain

By MARISSA CONRAD Don't think yoga is for you? If you're feeling stiff or achy, it may be the best medicine—no headstands required. Research shows that doing a gentle yoga workout most days of the week can relieve back and arthritis pain, ramp up energy, and even temper hot flashes. And the benefits are long lasting—people reported 70% less lower-back pain three months after a study in which they attended a weekly yoga class and practiced at home, say researchers at West Virginia University School of Medicine.Bonus: It may also make you happier, according to research from Boston University School of Medicine. After 60 minutes of yoga, volunteers' levels of the feel-good brain chemical GABA increased by 27%.This short, beginner-friendly plan was developed by Susan Winter Ward, who...