Many of us do not breathe right. Poor breathing robs our energy and negatively affects your body and mind. Weak muscles and less elasticity allow stale air to remain in the lungs and restrict fresh oxygen from entering the blood stream. This type of shallow breathing leads to respiratory disease, sluggishness and even heart disease. Yoga breathing exercises (pranayama) are excellent way to build up lung strength, energize the body, stimulates lungs, nervous system and circulatory system. These breathing exercises will fill your lungs with six times more oxygen then you usually breathe in regular breathing. Yoga exercises not only increases lungs capacity but also increases the flow of oxygen-enriched blood. This helps to work respiratory system more efficiently. When you breathe out your lugs detoxifies deeply. Try to learn these yoga exercises to remain healthy.