In the wake of novel coronavirus the whole nation is under the Lockdown, and we are stuck at home having no access to gyms, salons, malls and other places. Staying at home is necessary to contain the spread of the virus. But sitting for long hours, whether you are working from home or you have plenty of free time can cause strain on your back muscles which can further lead to some serious health issues.
Recently, the bollywood fittest actress and fitness enthusiast Shilpa Shetty who is known for her toned body, took to her Instagram to share some back stretches which helps to strengthen your back. While sharing the pist she wrote, “It’s important to keep stretching and strengthening the back to avoid any long-term, severe pain. It strengthens the back & enhances body posture. It also relieves back pain & relaxes the back muscles, while opening up the lungs.”
Scroll down to do the yoga poses suggested by Shilpa Shetty to keep your back on track with your fitness regime.
Chakravakasana or the cat-cow pose helps to warm up your body and brings flexibility to the spine.
Adho Mukha Svanasana
Adho mukha svanasana or downward facing dog position yoga helps you to release the tension in the body muscles. Apart from relieving the stress, it also streches the entire body.
The Dhanurasana or the bow pose helps in strengthening the back and steches the entire body.
Chatush Padasana or a bridge pose, helps to stretch the chest, neck and spine muscles and cures back pain.
image source: instagram/theshilpashetty
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