Getting fit and staying fit can be a great challenge. For many of us, it's hard just to get off the couch and hit the gym. So, what's the secret of people who have managed to make it?

The secret is maintaining overall physical and mental health with a mat and the floor.

''YOU DONT NEED FANCY EXERCISE GEAR AND GYMS TO GET FIT''.

You just need to make your fitness plan fit your life.

Connecting with your body alone puts your mind at stake which makes it even harder for a mind- body balance.

If you want to enjoy complete harmony YOGA is your thing.

A gym exercise is centered just on fortifying muscles and boosting cardio but yoga conditions your body   and mind.

Yoga is kinder on your body while gym utilizes weights and other gear.

Yoga relies on your own entire body for strengthening. Gym use weights and other equipment. Through different asanas, your full body becomes toned and stronger by using your own entire body weight as 'weights'. By using only weights or other equipment, muscles are isolated and have to be worked individually in order to benefit taking a whole lot more time.

Yoga makes you think where your body is and what each muscle and limb is doing, whereas gym classes have targets for you to set and worry about what everyone else is doing.

You can easily practice yoga at home, outside or in small spaces. All you need is about 6 feet by 4 feet of space. A gym workout requires many equipment’s and more space.

Everyone can practice yoga. No matter your age or your health, you can practice yoga. Yoga has even been found to help people who have health ailments ranging from Parkinson’s to cancer. Gym workouts, in general, are not designed to be therapeutic, or senior-friendly.

With yoga your curves and edges are unnoticed, there is no sense of mind-body competition, it’s only good vibes within and around you.