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Winter Fitness: 5 Yoga Positions to Keep you Warm and Fight Infections

Yoga is linked to a number of benefits for the mind, body and spirit, as well as helping you to maintain weight, this ancient Indian science of healing can be your additional protective layer this winter as it can provide you with the warmth and the strength to fight common infections. Yoga is widely practiced as a natural tool to stay fit and healthy.

To help you fully enjoy the spirit of the holiday season we’ve listed here some incredible yoga asanas that can keep your mind and body in tip top shape, as well as boost your immunity and help fight the winter blues, take a look below…

 

The seated forward bend

This yoga pose can help fight indigestion which is common in winter, it stretched your lower back, hamstrings and hips. It also tones and massages the shoulders, abdominal and pelvic organs, this pose can help relieve menstrual discomfort and improve sleep.

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The cobra pose

This improves blood circulation and tones the abdominal muscles, it’s a great exercise to improve posture and flexibility of the middle and upper back.

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Bow pose

An excellent workout which tones the arm and leg muscles, the bow pose can help relieve stress, anxiety as well as constipation.

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Triangle pose

This helps to improve digestion and fight constipation, it stretches muscles around the knee, ankle joints, hips, hamstrings, calves, shoulders, chest and spine, this pose also helps to reduce stress and anxiety.

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The seated spinal twist

Another great yoga exercise that enhanced digestion and elimination, it stretches the shoulders, hips, back and neck whilst also energising the spin, it’s claimed that this yoga pose can help stimulated the liver and kidneys.

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