The Science Of Yoga: The Risks And The Rewards

In his book The Science of Yoga: The Risks and the Rewards, New York Times science writer and long-time yoga practitioner William Broad investigates popular health claims about yoga — that it boosts metabolism, for example — and finds that scientific studies tell a different story.

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William Broad

William Broad is a Science Writer for the The New York Times. He’s based in New York, New York.

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About Christopher Intagliata

Christopher Intagliata was Science Friday’s senior producer. He once served as a prop in an optical illusion and speaks passable Ira Flatowese.