February 23, 2018
Two yoga poses to relieve indigestion
You may not exercise much regularly and have over eaten during the New Years, try these simple ab yoga poses. You can strengthen your ab muscles and stretch at the same time. Since these poses income movement of the stomach and lower back muscles, they also help with digestion. Have a cup of warm rice water in the morning to strengthen the spleen and nourish the stomach then spend 15 minutes doing these poses to get your stomach moving and relieve indigestion!
Sit down on the floor with your knees bent with both feet on the ground. Place your hands on your outer knees or supporting your knees. Lift your body with your lower spine supporting on the ground. As you breath, tighten your abdominal muscles. You can choose to straighten your legs or keep them bent.
Effects: strengthens abdominal, lower back and thigh muscles. Relieves lower back soreness, and improves digestion.
Knees to chest pose
Lie flat with your legs and feet extended. Place your hands flat on the side of your body. Bend your right knee and use your hand to pull your leg towards the upper body with your thigh as close to your chest as possible. Hold for 10 seconds and switch to the left side.
Effects: strengthens abdominal and inner thigh muscles. Improve indigestion.