After two years of the pandemic, we are out for work and it is from that particular time that we have started a sedentary lifestyle sitting at one place in the same position for hours. Such a lifestyle has an adverse impact on our health. We suffer from backache, neck pain, chronic muscle tightness, shoulder ache, headache and many more. We might also suffer from obesity and gain fats around certain areas. But worry not in this post we will learn easy yoga poses that workaholics can do to remain fit and healthy.
Guess what? we can escape from all the above health issues with a simple change in our daily routine that can do wonders for our fitness. That one miracle is Yoga! The one who is too workaholic and doesn’t have much time can perform simple level yoga poses to get relief from everyday stress, health issues and can get rid of those extra inches around their waist. Try those simple yoga poses to give your body decent stretches so that you will go longer and energetic throughout the day.
List of Yoga Poses for Workaholics
Garudasana or Eagle arms is a beginner level yoga pose that will stretch your arms, shoulders and spine. Eagle arms balance the body by stretching, activating the focus of the mind, strengthening the muscles and making the body flexible. Start this pose by standing straight. Stretch your arms out parallel at your sides making a ‘T’. Exhale deep and bring your hands together colliding with each other in an opposite way. Lifting your elbows up along with twisting your leg. Hold this pose for 5-10 seconds and follow the same for 3-5 times.
Adho Mukha Savasana
Adho Mukha is derived from the Sanskrit word meaning ‘facing down’. This classic yoga pose is the same as the sun salutation. One of the popular poses, this asana is meant to tone your cores by working on several muscles of your body, especially the muscles of your abdominal region. Also, it strengthens your bones as it is one of the weight-bearing exercises. This pose works on the shoulders and spine along with your calves and hamstrings as well. One of the best poses to get relief from your aches! Stand straight and bend down by touching your palms to the floor. Now move forward by stretching your arms forward and letting your abdomen bend upwards making it an invert ‘V’. Hold the pose for seconds with several reps.
Paschimottanasana is considered an intense stretch done to regulate the digestive system. Also known as the sitting forward bend, this yoga pose has immense benefits from calming your mind to relieving your daily headaches. Paschimottanasana is very beneficial for working women as it helps to relieve menstrual cramps. This pose tends to increase the sharpness in your legs, hips and lower back. Try this pose now by sitting on the floor and stretching your legs. Try to get your hands on your legs and lean forward making sure that your knees should not bend. Hold on for seconds and continue several reps.
Sitting on a chair for a whole day can be ouch! So why don’t you try the Bhujangasana or cobra pose for instant relief. Cobra pose works on the spine and abdominal stretch along with stretching your arms. Bhujangasana strengthen the heart and lungs functions which are also known to cure asthma. Bhujansana also relieves stress and body aches. Start this pose by lying on the floor in an inward direction. Now get to elbows up and stretch your body upwards. Stretch as long as possible and hold the pose for 5-10 secs with several reps.
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