The purpose of this study was to find out the effect of pranayama training on high density lipoprotein and low density lipoprotein of college men. The research scholar selected 40 college men students from Rastriya Sanskrit Vidya Peetha Deemed University College, Tirupathi, Andhara Pradesh. Their ages were ranged from 21 to 25 years. The subjects were divided into two equal groups. Group-I consist 20 subjects called as experimental group and group-II consist of 20 subjects called as control group .The group -I was assigned to pranayama training for a period of 12 weeks. The control group was not undergo in any kind of training. The dependent variables namely high density lipoprotein and low density lipoprotein was selected and measured by lipid profile test (lab test) for this study. The data was analyzed by the use of paired’t, test. The obtained ‘t’ ratio was tested for significance at 0.05 level of confidence. The analysis of the data revealed that there was a significant improvement on the selected dependent variables namely high density lipoprotein and low density lipoprotein by the application of pranayama training programme.
Keywords: Pranayama, HDL , LDL.