Standing Forward Bend Pose – stimulating your kidneys and livers and stretching your calves, hips and hamstrings

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image: © Dmitry Sunagatov / Fotolia

Uttanasana (Standing Forward Bend)

Yoga is a great mind and body relieving exercise that can bring about great physical results in a short span of time without much material investment.

However the key to success of each yoga exercise is that you have to follow each and every step keenly with great attention ensuring that you do not miss out on any.

In this case of extreme care and attention you are likely to achieve amazing results quite earlier.

Uttanasana (Standing Forward Bend) is a yoga exercise which can work wonders to you. It helps you by stimulating your kidneys and livers while also stretching your calves, hips and hamstrings.

It also calms your nerves and relieves you from stress and fatigue.

Other very important effects of Uttanasana (Standing Forward Bend) are decreasing the after effects of menopause while also helping your digestive system work efficiently.

In order to benefit from the Uttanasana (Standing Forward Bend) you have to follow few steps.

Start off by standing in Tandasana and while exhaling you have to move into such a position in which you have to stretch your torso as much as possible that your head is bent towards the floor with your palms supporting you.

If you feel this hard then you can hold your elbows while crossing your forearms and press your heels while tightening your thighs. Now you have to move your hands behind the ankles making sure that you stretch.

You have to allow your neck to linger on from its root which is near your shoulder blades. Since Uttanasana (Standing Forward Bend) stretches your entire body it therefore stimulates all your bodily functions like improving digestion and countering the after effects of menopause which can be quite depressing and disturbing not only for you but for the ones around you as well.

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