Monday, May 27, 2024

25-minute yoga to increase bone density and defy Osteoporosis

​Bone health is more necessary than you think

Do you know someone who is affected by Osteoporosis? Use this chance to educate yourself on the value of bone health and your options for enhancing it. The fundamental structural component of the body, bones provide protection for several of our critical organs, including the heart and brain. Bones are living tissue that contain numerous vital elements, including calcium and phosphorus, which we all require.

​What is Osteoporosis?

Your bones can deteriorate if you have osteoporosis. They frequently weaken or become brittle, rendering them incapable of motor movements. Age-related osteoporosis can become severe and even result in physical handicap, thus every effort should be made to prevent, manage, and treat it. This is a condition that affects women after the age of 45 and is more prevalent in men before the age of 45

Yoga for Osteoporosis

“Despite the fact that this illness can cause mobility loss and impair fundamental motions, there is good news in the form of yoga. Your bone density can be improved with the aid of yogic activities such as asanas, pranayama, and meditation. Including yoga poses like Paschimottanasana, Vajrasana, and Trikonasana in your practise can help improve bone density,” says, Himalayan Siddha Akshar, yoga guru, Founder, Akshar Yoga Institutions

1-Vajrasana in Prana Mudra (Thunderbolt Pose)


Formation of the posture

Gently drop your knees down. Rest your pelvis on your heels. Keep your heels close to each other. Hold Prana Mudra


Formation of the posture

Start by extending your legs forward. Keep your spine erect while lifting your arms upward. On an exhalation, bend your hips forward and rest your upper body on your lower body. Drop your arms and place your palms where you can reach. Try to put your nose on your knees.

3-Vrikshasana (Tree Pose)

Formation of the posture

Begin in Samasthiti. Lift up any one leg off the floor and balance your weight on your other leg. Join your palms in Pranam Mudra. Hold this pose for as long as you can.

4-Veera Bhadrasana (Warrior Pose)

Formation of the posture

Put your right leg in Ashwasanchalanasan by placing it between your palms. Raise your arms with your palms facing one another. Adjust your back. arms in close proximity to the ears. Look directly forward. On the opposite side, repeat.

5-Trikonasana (Triangle Pose)

Formation of the posture

Put your right leg in Ashwasanchalanasan by placing it between your palms. Straighten both of your knees while lowering your left heel. Right arm up, align both arms in a straight line. Look straight ahead or up at your right palm. On the opposite side, repeat.

Content courtesy: Times of India

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