The country has just gone through a severe COVID-19 wave and there is an outbreak of this deadly virus in almost every household. As a result, many people in many families are going through bad times even after recovering from COVID-19.
The country has just gone through a severe COVID-19 wave and there is an outbreak of this deadly virus in almost every household. As a result, many people in many families are going through bad times even after recovering from COVID-19. According to studies, the effects of COVID-19 can also be chronic, weakness, lethargy and more can be symptoms that can exhaust your body after you recover from COVID-19. Therefore, to help you recover through yoga, experts suggest asanas that can work wonders in building immunity, relaxing the body and mind, leading to faster healing.
Take a look at 3 such yoga asanas that will help you strengthen your body, mind and spirit
This is an easy to do asana and comes with many health benefits. It helps to stretch your shoulders and chest, it also strengthens the back muscles and even improves your posture.
How to do?
Sit on the floor with your legs extended in front of you. Keep the back straight, you can sit on a blanket or cushion to raise the pelvis slightly.
To ensure proper straightening of the upper body, you can sit against a wall. The triangular bone behind the waist and the shoulder blades should touch the wall, but the lower back and the back of the head should not touch.
Sit in front of the sitting bones in such a way that the pubis and tailbone are at equal distance from the floor. Strengthen the thighs, without straining the abs, press them to the floor and bend your ankles and feet.
Watch your spine as the “staff” – with the torso rooted core of your torso rooted in the ground, hold this pose for a minute or two.
cat and cow pose
This yoga pose is a combination of Cat Pose (Marjarasana) and Cow Pose (Bitilasana) that gently stretches your body and warms it up to relieve tension. This asana also massages the spine and abdominal organs.
How to do?
Start on your hands and knees with your wrists directly under your shoulders and knees under your hips. Look down at the mat.
While inhaling, come into the cow’s pose and release your stomach towards the mat. Raise your chin and chest and look at the ceiling. Widen your shoulder blades.
Exhaling go into Cat Pose and draw your belly in towards your spine and your back towards the ceiling, like a cat stretches its back.
Drop the crown of your head toward the floor, don’t let your chin drop. Breathe in, come back into Cow Pose, then exhale as you come back to Cat Pose. Repeat this for 5-20 times.
Butterfly posture helps to stretch your inner thighs, waist and knees and improves flexibility. This asana also removes fatigue from your body which is caused by standing and walking for a long time.
How to do?
Sit with your spine straight and spread the legs in front. Bend your knees and bring your feet towards the pelvis. Let the soles of your feet touch each other.
Hold your feet tightly with your hands, you can also place them under the feet for support. Try to bring the ankles as close to the pelvis as possible. Take a deep breath in.
While exhaling, gently press the thighs and knees towards the floor.
Start flapping both the thighs up and down like the wings of a butterfly. Starting slowly, increase the speed. Keep breathing normally the whole time. Flap as fast as you can comfortably. Slow down and then stop.
Take a deep breath in, then exhale and lean forward keeping the chin up and the spine straight. Press your elbows on the thighs, pushing them towards the floor.
Feel the stretch in the inner part of the thighs. Take long and slow breaths while relaxing the muscles. Take a deep breath in and bring the torso up. Breathe out slowly.
(Disclaimer: This article is purely informative based on research and multiple studies. NewsNCR Digital does not independently confirm this report. Consultation with a doctor is recommended before COVID-19 vaccination.)
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