Are you feeling too tired or fatigued just after a slight walk? Or, an hour or two at your work and then you suddenly start feeling tired. This is because you have poor stamina. If you are one among those who fall in this category then here is a solution for you that actually works.
For sure you might have heard about yoga asanas to treat certain health conditions like respiratory problem or migraine. But there are also certain yoga asanas that help to build up your stamina and prevent one from getting tired too.
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So today in this article we will be discussing how to get rid of fatigue and beat tiredness with yoga asanas.
What exactly leads one to get fatigued? When the body lacks in adequate oxygen, the organs and body parts cannot function normally. This leads to fatigue and tiredness.
Since ancient times yoga is being practised for treating conditions like this. So, here is a list of these few yoga asanas that help to fight fatigue and tiredness efficiently. Check it out.
1. Setubandhasana (Bridge Pose)
Step-by-step procedure to perform Setubandhasana:
a. Lie down entirely on your back and then fold your knees.
b. Place your arms on either side with the palms facing down.
c. Slowly lift your back from the floor till your chin touches your chest.
d. Make sure that both the thighs are parallel to each other.
e. Balance the body and then hold on to the position for a few seconds.
2. Ustrasana (Camel Pose)
Step-by-step procedure to perform Ustrasana:
a. Kneel down on the floor. Keep your hands at the back of your pelvis with your palms supporting the hips.
b. Slowly draw your tailbone towards your pubis and make sure that you feel the pull at the naval.
c. Slowly lean down with your head up and arms straight and hold your foot with the hands.
d. Make sure that you do not strain the neck.
e. Hold on to the position for about 30-40 seconds and then slowly come out.
3. Supta Virasana (Reclining Hero Pose)
Step-by-step procedure to perform Supta Virasana:
a. Kneel down on a mat with your hands placed on either side of the thigh.
b. Lie down in backward position towards the floor and take a deep breath.
c. Leave your weight on the hands. Then gently shift the body weight to the elbows and forearms.
d. Slowly put your hands at the back with your buttocks and lower back pushed down towards the tailbone.
e. Hold on to the position for a few seconds and then come out.
4.Shalabhasana (Locust Pose)
Step-by-step procedure to perform Shalabhasana:
a. Lie down with your stomach on the floor, toes flat on the floor and chin firmly placed on the ground.
b. Keep your knees and elbows straight.
c. Take a deep breath and slowly lift your chest, arms, legs and thighs off the floor.
d. Gradually, stretch your hands and legs as much as you can.
e. Hold on to the position for a few seconds. Exhale and then come back to the normal position.
f. Do this 3-4 times.