Gym Vs Yoga, what gives you a better Health ???

Questioning about Gym Vs Yoga, Yoga is the right choice.


Gym is a place where a one works out on different types of machines, to build muscles and increase physical strength. Doing regular exercises in Gym helps a person gain physical fitness. It also stimulates the brain’s functioning. Regular exercise at the gym helps reduce fat and keeps people safe from health problems such as diabetes, blood pressure, sugar, heart attack, etc.


Yoga is a set of physical, mental and spiritual practices that help live a healthy and stress free life. People question- what is yoga good for? Yoga helps reduce risk from deadly ailments such as cancer, asthma and heart diseases. Regular practice of yoga helps improve the body’s flexibility. yoga can make you fit.

Gym & Yoga

Doing gym and yoga together is possible but not advisable. This is because both require a lot of time and energy, after doing which a person feels drained and needs rest. Therefore it is recommended that when it comes to gym vs yoga, you must choose one only. Guys choose gym work out while girls go to yoga. Those who do yoga for exercise are actually smart as it helps improve the body’s flexibility and immunity.

Few  facts, differences, and benefits Gym Vs Yoga

  1. Gym needs machines to do various exercises while yoga doesn’t.
  2. Gym only has practicals while yoga has the theory as well as practical classes.
  3. You may or may not need the partner in a gym but you definitely need a partner for doing certain yoga poses.
  4. The exercises done at gym are called gym poses or exercises while those done in a yoga hall or yoga studio are called yoga poses or postures.
  5. Gym exercises help build muscles and make them bigger while yoga just helps in strengthening the muscles while keeping them lean.
  6. There will always be a difference between yoga body and gym body. A yoga body will be lean, mean and flexible but a gym body will be muscular and not that flexible.
  7. People can do yoga for concentration but people can’t do gym exercise for the same.
  8. When we talk of yoga vs gym, obviously more people will choose yoga as it doesn’t require lifting up weights and pressurizing your muscles. Instead, it is much easier to do yoga.
  9. For those who are fat or obese, yoga or gym to lose weight is best suited for them as both reduce fat and make the person sweat and drink a lot of water. 

Exercise & Yoga

When you talk about exercise vs yoga, people might like exercise without weights, otherwise most will go for yoga. Yoga and exercise are not too different as yoga in itself is a set of exercises that are done in a systematic way. Most of the experts are of the opinion that Yoga- best exercise to remain fit and healthy.Maybe in Natural Terms Yoga would be a better option.

Author: Elyuxen

Elyuxen, a student newspaper where students get to work as well as publish all the news related to colleges in and around Hyderabad. It is the first ever student newspaper in South India which is successfully running. The beauty and the tagline of this newspaper is it is *For the student, by the student, of the student

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