Keeping your heart healthy is very important for a long and healthy life, which requires a good diet and proper daily exercise. Yoga is considered to be the best when it comes to your fitness. This is a great way to nourish your body and soul. Along with yoga asanas, there are many postures that you can follow. Regular practice of these yoga postures gives you many health benefits and keeps the heart-healthy. For the health of the heart, practice these 5 yoga postures.
APAAN VAAYU MUDRA
This posture is considered very beneficial for heart patients. It provides immediate relief to the person suffering from cardiac arrest and helps in maintaining the blood pressure. Abdominal gas and restlessness of the body can be overcome by the practice of this mudra.
HOW TO DO?
To do this, sit upright and place both your hands on your knees and keep the palms facing up. Now bend the index finger of your hand and bring it near the thumb and touch the first tip of both the middle fingers with the first tip of the thumb and press it lightly and let the pinky finger remain straight. Close your eyes and stay in this state for at least 20 to 30 minutes.
Prana mudra is considered to be the center of prana shakti and it helps:
- to keep the arteries healthy
- reduces the risks associated with heart problems
by practicing this mudra daily, it also
- improves fitness
- immune system
It keeps you away from the problem of:
- high blood pressure
You can increase the energy level in your body with the 'Surya mudra' and this helps in killing your laziness. The practice of Surya Mudra is very beneficial for people suffering from problems like:
- It promotes your heart health
- Helps in reducing the level of bad cholesterol
- Increases the level of good cholesterol
This mudra is a symbol of masculinity, hence it is called Linga mudra. This mudra is helpful for those who are suffering from diabetes. Obesity and diabetes are serious health problems that can damage your heart. Practicing this can help in keeping diabetes and weight under control, which also keeps your heart health under control.
HOW TO DO?
To do this exercise, mix the fingers of your two hands in each other and keep one thumb straight and make a circle with the other thumb from behind. Do this exercise for at least 15 to 16 minutes.
Ganesha mudra energizes the body and strengthens confidence. This posture is beneficial for:
- those who have very high cholesterol levels
- those whose heart is weak
- It opens your bronchial tubes and improves blood circulation
- It opens the heart chakra and makes your heart strong
HOW TO DO?
To do this, make the grip of the fingers of both hands while keeping the right palm towards the chest. With slow, long and deep breath, stretch both hands and let loose while exhaling. Repeat this with the left palm as well.
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