5 Easy and Energising Yoga Poses That Can Keep Your Energy Levels Up All Day

If you wake up feeling low, do these five yoga asanas to boost your energy levels and stay active throughout the day.

Chanchal Sengar
Written by: Chanchal SengarPublished at: Sep 13, 2022Updated at: Sep 13, 2022
5 Easy and Energising Yoga Poses That Can Keep Your Energy Levels Up All Day

In general, morning or early evening are the greatest times to exercise, whether it's yoga or anything else. Early morning yoga sessions can make you feel more  active and energetic as this comprises a full body workout. You can also incorporate some time for pranayama or meditation into your regimen as well. No matter what time of day or year you practise, end with Savasana (Corpse Pose). This will enable your body and mind to relax and re-energise you even better.

According to Himalayan Siddha Akshar, Founder of Akshar Yoga Research and Development Centre, there are higher chances for yoga to become a regular habit if you do it first thing in the morning. This can help you establish a regular, healthy yoga practice. In this article, the expert tells us about five yoga poses to increase energy levels.

Naukasana (Boat Pose)

Naukasana

  • Lay on your back.
  • Raise your upper and lower bodies while sitting to maintain balance.
  • Your eyes and toes must line up.
  • Keep your back and knees straight.
  • Keep your arms pointing forward and parallel to the ground.
  • Contract your ab muscles
  • Raise your back.
  • Breathe in and out normally

Santolanasana (Plank Pose)

Santolanasana

  • Lie flat on your back.
  • Lift your upper body, pelvis, and knees by placing your palms under your shoulders.
  • Keep your knees straight and plant your toes in the ground.
  • Make sure your spine, pelvis, and knees are in alignment.
  • Keep your arms straight and your wrists exactly below your shoulders.
  • Remain in the final position

Eka Padasana

Eka Padasana

  • Start off with Samastithi(stand with back straight and hands on the sides)
  • As you raise your arms and combine your palms in the Pranam gesture, maintain a straight back.
  • As you exhale, slant your upper body forward until it is parallel to the ground.
  • Maintain your arms close to your ears.
  • Slowly raise your right leg up behind you while keeping it straight.
  • Your arms, upper body, right leg, and pelvis should all be in a straight line.
  • To keep your equilibrium, fix your sight on a specific area of the floor.

Samakonasana

Samakonasana

  • Start by placing yourself in Samasthiti.
  • Straighten your arms as you raise them.
  • Clasp your hands together and extend your fingers.
  • Gradually tilt your upper body forward at the pelvis.
  • Until your upper body is parallel to the floor, keep stooping down.
  • Make an effort to keep your legs straight with a very tiny bend in the knees.
  • Make sure your spine is straight and your back is not rounded.
  • Keep looking forward.
  • Hold this position for 30 seconds.

Vasisthasana

Vasisthasana

  • Santholanasan should come first (Plank)
  • Lift your right hand off the floor with your left palm firmly planted on the ground.
  • Rotate your body so that your right side is facing out, then lift your right leg off the ground and cross it over your left leg.
  • Keep your right arm up over your head and your fingers pointing upward.
  • Make sure your heels, knees, and feet are all in contact with one another.
  • Ensure that the shoulders and arms are in a straight line.
  • Look up at your right hand as you turn your head.
  • Remain in the pose for a bit.
  • Repeat the same motion on the left.

Doing early morning yoga provides numerous benefits. Your metabolism gets a boost, and your digestive system is activated, which can assist nutrients move through your body more easily. The greatest time to exercise for weight loss is in the morning because this is when carbs and fats are metabolised most quickly. Before eating breakfast, get on your yoga mat and practise some simple breathing techniques before beginning asanas.

Image credits- Grandmaster Akshar

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