5 Yoga Poses to Improve Your Digestion

April 20, 2018

5 Yoga Poses to Improve Your Digestion

We all know that exercise has many benefits for your health. Yoga specifically has been shown to relieve mental stress, but did you know that yoga can also help with digestion? In fact, yoga not only stretches your muscles and relaxes them but it also helps with detoxifying the body. Because our gut and brain health are closely related things such as anxiety can be a major factor as to why your body may be unable to relax and digest properly.

Get your digestion back on track with these 5 yoga poses:

Backbend

Backbend_Yoga

The backbend pose helps relieve stress and boost mood – thus promoting healthy digestion.

Upward Dog

Upward Dog_ Yoga

This pose is a great way to open up your upper body and stretch out your torso, stomach, and hips. This helps wake up the abdominal organs.

Camel Pose

Camel Pose_ Yoga

Ease digestion discomfort with the camel pose. This pose helps expand the abdominal area which helps aid in elimination if you are suffering from constipation. 

Revolved Triangle

Revolved Triangle_Yoga

Revolved triangle helps stimulates the abdominals and helps things in the digestive tract get moving. Make sure to perform this pose on both sides.

Child’s Pose

Child's Pose_Yoga

If you suffer from digestive discomfort this may be the perfect pose for you. Child’s pose compresses the abdomen and massages the internal organs which stimulates proper digestion.

Make sure to try these yoga poses to get your digestion back on track! Let us know in the comments the other healthy alternatives you take to improve your digestion!



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