This Yoga poses will help you with your blood flow and you must try them

If you are looking to improve blood circulation, then there’s no better remedy than yoga. Read on to know some simple asanas can help.

The body’s circulatory system ensures that all essential nutrients and oxygen is carried around within the body. To help this transportation process, the arteries carry blood away from the heart and veins carry blood back to the heart. The circulatory system is also responsible for carrying hormones to cells, and in charge of elimination of waste products like carbon dioxide from the body.

Yoga can be benefitial in many ways, not only as a relaxing exercise but also can improve your health condition

Changing your lifestyle

It is natural that your good health will depend on the lifestyle that you lead. If you follow an unhealthy lifestyle that includes improper nutritional intake, irregular eating habits and erratic sleep patterns, this can ruin your health in the long run. Food, rest, sleep and exercise are the pillars of good health, and we can add to our health by being watchful of our habits. 

Yoga therapy

Yoga asanas and pranayama need to become a part of your self-care routine. These practices can be especially beneficial, if you’re dealing with circulation issues. It is recommended that you try to hold each asana for the duration of 30 seconds, which is to be repeated for three sets each. The pranayama technique can be practised for a minimum of two minutes.

1. Tadasana

2. Vrikshasana

3. Adho mukha svanasana

4. Vajrasana

5. Paschimottanasana

Paschimottanasana aka Seated forward bend. Image courtesy: Grand Master Akshar

6. Kapal bhati

Yoga can play a crucial factor in affecting the function of blood circulation. As one of the most accessible types of exercises, it can be done by people of all ages. The postures in yoga are based on scientific knowledge to get your blood flowing. Movement brings more oxygen to your cells, which improves your health. Poses that are twisting in nature bring fresh oxygenated blood to organs. Inversions are useful as they reverse blood flow from the lower body to the brain and heart. Yoga asanas, pranayama and even meditation can be one of the best remedies for poor circulation.

Gabriel Hernández

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