Things you do that are killing your immune system – You wash your hands, chug O.J., avoid contact with sick people, and still come down with a fever. Um, what gives? These not-so-obvious things could be weakening your immunity. But rest assured—we’ve got simple fixes to keep your body strong this cold and flu season.
YOGA ISN’T PART OF YOUR WORKOUT REGIMEN
Any exercise is better than none, but yoga seems to have the most impact on your immunity. Yoga stimulates the body’s circulatory, digestive, nervous, and endocrine systems, which all work to strengthen the immune system, says Surya Kolpakov, a certified yoga therapist and owner of Aranama Studio in Newton Center, Massachusetts.
Fix it: Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned yogi, we’ve got tons of yoga tips to help you master any pose. Need even more motivation?