Yoga exercises for maintaining a healthy liver

Yoga exercises: To enhance liver health there are a few asanas in your daily practice up to three times or more per week, hold each pose for 15-30 seconds and repeat for up to three sets –

1. Vajrasana (Thunderbolt Pose):

Vajrasana
Vajrasana

Method: Stand straight with your arms by your sides. Lean forward and gently lower your knees onto the mat. Place your pelvis on your heels with toes pointing outward. Press your thighs against your calf muscles. Keep your heels slightly apart. Rest your palms on your knees, facing upward. Maintain a straight back and gaze forward.

2. Padmasana (Lotus Pose):

Padmasana
Padmasana

Method: Sit in Ardha Padmasana with your right foot over your left thigh. Lift your left foot and place it on your right thigh, facing upward. Pull your feet closer to your hips. Lower your knees to the floor. Rest your palms on your knees, facing upward. Hold the asana for a while.

3. Baddha Konasana (Butterfly Pose):

Baddha Konasana
Baddha Konasana

Method: Start in Dandasana (Staff Pose). Fold your legs and bring the soles of your feet together. Pull your heels closer to your pelvis. Gently press your knees downward. Exhale, lean your upper body forward, and place your forehead on the floor. Hold for 30 seconds and repeat up to three times.

4. Chaturanga Dandasana (Four-Limbed Staff Pose):

Chaturanga Dandasana
Chaturanga Dandasana

Method: Begin in the plank posture. Exhale as you lower your body down into a half push-up, with your upper arms parallel to the floor. Keep your elbows touching the sides of your ribs to maintain a 90-degree angle in the elbows’ crook. Draw your shoulders in and ensure your wrists and elbows are perpendicular to the floor, aligning with your body. Hold the asana for 10-15 seconds.

 

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