How to do Bhujangasana: Steps & Health Benefits
Bhujangasana is one of the most important asana in yoga with lots of
health benefits. It is also known as The Cobra Pose. In Sanskrit
Bhujanga mean means serpent or snake and Asana mean Pose, so combine of
both the words, it's pronounced as The Cobra Pose. Beside this, while
doing Bhujangasana, it also resembles like a cobra.
Bhujangasana has lots of health benefits, among that some of the health benefits of Bhujangasana include stretching the full body, calm the mind, remove stress, improve circulation, Boost sexual activity, improves digestion, strengthen the muscles of the legs and abs, helps to remove lower back pain, improve the flexibility of the spine and longevity, prevents constipation, improves the health of the respiratory system and regular practice of this yoga also helps in weight loss.
Before we go to do this asana, we should know for whom this asana is not recommended. Those who are suffering from severe back injury and shoulder injury, recently any surgery on your back or waist, spinal column ailments on the lower vertebrae they should not do this asana. Those who are suffering from high or low blood pressure, they should not do this asana without any supervision, For women, those who were in the last month of pregnancy; they should also avoid this asana.
studies have been proven that the practice of Bhujangasana, can stretch
your shoulders, chest and abdominal muscles, that improves the
elasticity of this muscle and also helps to increase the blood flow in
this area, which mean muscles will get more amount of oxygen and
nutrition that helps them to strengthen and grow, so the regular
practice of this Bhujangasana helps to prevent injury in shoulders and
abdominal during exercise and other works.
studies has been proven that regular practice of this Bhujangasana on a
regular basis can improve blood circulation to the brain and helps to
reduce the stress and anxiety, because while doing this asana our head
is going against the gravity toward, down, which helps to improve the
blood flow to the brain, that mean brain get sufficient amount of oxygen
and other vital nutrients, this is very beneficial in relieving the
stress and anxiety.
studies have been proven that, regular practice of this Bhujangasana
can help to improve the flexibility in the spine and itÃÂ¢Ã¢âÂ¬Ã¢âÂ¢s keep our spine
straight and strong because, while doing Bhujangasana, our spine
posture is little bit backward, which helpful to improve the flexibility
and elasticity of the spine that help to reduce the back pain and
stiffness in the spine.
have been proven that, practicing of Bhujangasana on a regular basis
can enhance sexual performance because while doing Bhujangasana, it
squeezes the sexual organ, which helps in the production of stress
hormones in that area that helps to stimulate our sexual organ and it
also improve the blood flow to the sexual organ will help to increase
the function of sexual performance.
of the best health benefits of Bhujangasana is, itÃÂ¢Ã¢âÂ¬Ã¢âÂ¢s improving the
digestion. Different studies have been proven that Regular practice of
Bhujangasana can create a lot of pressure on stomach and inner
intestine, due to this our body create stress hormone, which helps to
promote the function of the digestive system that improve the proper
bowel movement and it also promote the production of digestive juice and
enzymes that helps in digesting of food and helps to prevent
studies have been proven that practice of Bhujangasana on a regular
basis, can improve the cardiovascular health and it also help in
preventing various types of cardiovascular diseases, such as heart
attack, heart stroke, high cholesterol, etc., because while doing this
asana our upper body is lifting up it create lot of pressure on our
chest area and it helps to open the chest muscles and improve the blood
circulation, thus reduce the strain from the blood vessels and also
prevent the formation of fat and cholesterol in our body, which is the
main cause of various types of cardiovascular diseases.
Different studies have been proven that, regular practice of Bhujangasana helps to improve the blood circulation to the brain because your head position is going downward, so it will help to promote the blood flow to the brain and volumes is more. Due to increase in blood flow to the brain, it gets more oxygen and vital nutrients, thus your brain gets more focused and function properly.