India's Army Takes New Position on Yoga
RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.
India's army is taking a new position on yoga. The idea? The stress-relieving practice could be a way to train deadlier fighters. The army conducted a study where soldiers did more yoga poses than traditional exercise. Researchers found that fighters had steadier hands and stronger grips than peers who stuck to standard physical training. Now this peaceful tradition could become the newest weapon of war.
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