Cobra Pose (Bhujangasana) – the best exercise for people with asthma and other respiratory problems

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Cobra Pose (Bhujangasana)

Yoga is known worldwide for being extremely relaxing both mentally and physically. However at time some of the exercises in yoga can be quite strenuous and hard but the rewards they give you at the end bring wonders to your mind and soul.

A similar form of exercise is Bhujangasana (Cobra Pose) which although might be a little tough initially but later when you see drastic results you definitely feel all the effort worth it.

He Bhujangasana (Cobra Pose) works by toning your abdomen, improving and fixing your blood circulation and which is an effective way of reducing your stress and fatigue.

Furthermore this exercise will open up your shoulders and the back while giving them immense strength along with opening up your chest.

  • According to famous yoga therapists Bhujangasana (Cobra Pose) is the best and the ideal exercise for people with asthma and other respiratory problems.

If you find this exercise worthwhile here is the proper way of doing it. You have to start off by lying on the floor on your belly with your toes flattened and your forehead lying on the floor.

Here you have to make sure that your legs are placed closely together while your feet should be in slight contact with each other.

Now you have to breathe in while slowly lifting your abdomen, chest and head while ensuring that your elbows are parallel and near to the torso. Now you have to move the torso away using your hands’ support.

Here it is to be made sure that an equal amount of pressure is exerted on both your palms otherwise you will lose balance and results will not be as good as expected.

Meanwhile keep inhaling and exhaling and release tension from your shoulders. Now while breathing in and out you have to lower down your abdomen back to the floor.

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