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Title: 6 Yoga Asanas Explained to Expand Your Heart Health


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6 Yoga Asanas Explained to Expand Your Heart
Health
Heart Extended Pose expands your chest and rib
cage and can make you feel good. Yoga for heart
health is a preventive measure that includes
simple exercises like lateral bends, twists, and
back bending, without any side effects.
Heart openers poses, that expand the heart by
increasing circulation and blood flow, can move
the ribs, strengthen the lungs, and improve
breathing, which is also beneficial for the
heart. In addition, practicing yoga can help
reduce blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood
sugar levelsall of which increase the risk of
heart diseasealong with promoting flexibility,
stress relief, and relaxation. Gather a few yoga
blocks and one or more yoga blankets, the Yoga
Baluster, including a yoga mat. For a blissful
moment to our beating hearts, daily practice of
certain asanas and breathing exercises can help
activate and balance your heart chakra.
Yoga Poses for Heart Health
Here are 6 yoga poses for a healthy heart and its
ability to relax the body and mind. Trikonasana
Stand straight keeping an average distance of
three feet between your two feet. Now spread
both arms and legs parallel. Now try to touch the
toes of the right foot with the right hand and
the left hand should be towards the sky so that
an angle of 90 degrees is formed.
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After staying in this position for 15 to 20
seconds, straighten up. Repeat the same method
with the left hand and left leg. Benefits By
doing Trikonasana, as the breath expands, the
chest becomes deep and rhythmic. Strengthens the
legs, knees, ankles, arms, and chest. Stimulates
your organs, Opens the hips and shoulders
also. Half Camel Pose Sit on the ground with
your knees bent (in Vajrasana), keep your toes
behind, and keep your body straight. Then take a
deep breath and rest your knees on the floor,
stand on your knees and bend your body backward
and place both hands on the waist. Now place your
hands on the heels of the feet and press both
feet. Stay in this posture for 30 seconds to 1
minute. To come out of the pose, slowly raise
your head while exhaling and come back to
Vajrasana. Benefits stretches the shoulder and
upper arm, and opens the chest, stimulates the
respiratory and the systems. Stimulates the
thyroid also. Wheel Pose First of all, lie down
on your back on a flat place or mat, and take two
to four long breaths. After this, bend your
knees and bring the ankles near the hips. Now
raise both your hands and place the palms on the
floor near the sides of your ears. In this
situation, keep in mind that the direction of
the fingers of the hands should be towards the
waist. Now using the feet with your palms,
slowly raise the middle part of your body. Keep
in mind that the weight should be equally
distributed on the hands and feet.
Focus your eyes on a place between both hands.
Stay in this posture for at least 30 seconds and
then slowly bring your waist down. Keep in mind
that the waist should come down first. You
repeat this asana 2 to 5 times. After mastering
it, try to stay in the pose for as long as
possible. Benefits Wheel Pose stimulates the
breath, opens the chest, and increases the
elasticity and flexibility of the spine. This
chest expands pose strengthens and lengthens the
vertebrae and hamstrings and spinal
extensors. Reverse Plank Pose First of all, sit
on the mat with the feet forward (in the posture
of Dandasana). Take both your hands behind your
buttocks and make the distance as far as your
shoulders. During this your fingers should be
towards your feet. Press your palms down and
raise your hips and back on the strength of the
hands. Do this until your body is completely
lifted up. During this, your arms and legs
should be straight and the neck should be
relaxed. Do this post for 20 to 30 seconds and
then bring the body down slowly Many times the
hands tremble while doing plank, in such a
situation the balance can be disturbed. When this
happens, you should lay down a thick blanket and
return to the normal position. Wait a bit and try
again.
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Benefits Reverse Plank Pose activates every
muscle and work your posterior chain while
stretching your shoulders, chest, and front
ankles. Bridge Pose Lie down on your back. Bend
your knees and place your feet on the floor,
keeping in mind that your heels are closer to
the hips and keep the knees and ankles in a
straight line. Now press your palms under your
back and lift your buttocks from the floor. Keep
your feet firmly and join both the hands under
the back. Fold the peat as much as you feel
comfortable. Stay in the last posture for 10 -30
seconds. To come out of the pose, keep your
hands back in their place while exhaling, slowly
bring your back to the mat, and straighten the
knees. Benefits Stretches the chest, neck,
spine, and hips, Strengthens the back, buttocks,
and hamstrings, opens the chest, heart, and
shoulders. Cow Face Pose First of all, find a
secluded place where there is movement of clean
air and then by laying your yoga mat there, sit
in the posture of Sukhasana. Now bend your left
leg and take it under your right buttock. Now
bend your right leg in the same way on the left
leg and keep the knees of both your feet
touching each other. Now lift your right hand and
bend it towards your back and hold the left hand
from the bottom. Keep your neck and waist
straight and you can do this from both the sides.
After coming to this position, you must take 10
breaths and come back to the normal
position. Benefits Strengthens spine and
abdominals, open your hips and chest, and aids
chronic knee pain. Source Link https//www.sta
tusthoughts.com/6-yoga-asanas-to-expand-your-heart
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