5 Best Yoga Poses to Reduce Fatigue

yoga poses to reduce fatigue

This modern lifestyle is so hectic that people lose all their energy by the middle of the day. The emotional stress, work pressure, anxiety, and sleeplessness are all common characteristics of modern-day life. If you are also suffering from fatigue and are looking at the best method to get rid of it, then you need to practice yoga. The following are a few yoga poses that will help people to easily get rid of the fatigue in their body.

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5 Best Yoga Poses to Reduce Fatigue

1. Child’s Pose

child’s pose for fatigue

How to Do:

  • Lay the yoga mat or floor mat on the floor.
  • Kneel on the mat and make sure that the big toes touch each other.
  • Now, sit on your heels.
  • Separate your knees to be a few inches wider than your hips. It can be as wide as the mat.
  • Slowly walk your hands in front of you until the forehead touches the mat. You can even place a blanket or pillow to help the forehead to rest on the mat.
  • Once your hands are in full stretch, start to take slow deep breaths.

No of Repetitions: It is important to hold on to the child’s pose for 1 to 2 minutes to start with. This can be repeated three to four times.

How it Helps: This pose will help in opening up the hips and relaxing your back area. It also will calm your body.

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2. Cat Cow Pose

cat cow pose to combat fatigue

How to Do:

  • Put your hands and knees on the mat in a tabletop position.
  • Make sure that knees are hip-distance apart and the hands are shoulder distance apart.
  • As you inhale, make sure that you lift the hips and allow the belly to go lower.
  • The head should look straight ad shoulder should be lifted.
  • Hold this position for 10 to 15 seconds and then exhale to come back to the tabletop position.

No of Repetitions: To start with, you can repeat for 5 to 6 times and then slowly move on to 10 to 20 times.

How it Helps: It will help in getting rid of back pain and also opens up your spine.

                                                                                                                             [ Read: Yoga Poses to Detox Your Body ]

3. Supine Twist

supine twist to combat fatigue

How to Do:

  • Lie down on the mat on your back. The feet need to touch the ground and the knees can be slightly bent.
  • Move your knees to fall on the right side of your body.
  • The shoulder and the feet should not be lifted.
  • Move your arms to a T position and then head needs to look over the left shoulder.
  • Hold this position for 10 to 15 seconds and come to the normal position.
  • Then repeat the same procedure by moving your knees on the left side.

No of Repetitions: Repeat this for 3 to 4 times on both sides and hold the pose for at least 10 to 15 seconds or for 5 to 6 breaths.

How it Helps: Opens up the shoulder, calms your body, and releases tensions from the lower back.

                                                                                                                                [ Read: Yoga for Pinched Nerve ]

4. Butterfly Pose

butterfly pose to combat fatigue

How to Do:

  • Sit on the mat and allow the soles of the feet to touch each other.
  • The heels can be moved as close to the pelvis as you can.
  • Ensure that the outer edges of the feet are rooted to the mat.
  • Sit upright and then force your knees to touch the mat.

No of Receptions: Hold this pose for 1 to 2 minutes and repeat it 4 to 5 times.

How it Helps: Inner thighs and hips get flexed and bowel function improves.

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5. Legs Up the Wall Pose (Viparita Karani)

legs up the wall pose to combat fatigue

How to Do:

  • Lay the mat on the floor and place it in front of a chair.
  • Sit on the mat and allow your legs to rest on the chair. Lie on your back.
  • The knees have to be at 90 degrees angle.
  • Allow legs to rest on the chair and ensure your back and the hips are in contact with the mat.
  • Take slow deep breaths and stay in this position for 3 to 5 minutes.

No of Receptions: Repeat this pose for 2 to 3 times.

How it Helps: It relaxes the muscles in the legs, thighs, feet and lowers back.

The above yoga poses will help in clearing all the blocked channels and improve the blood flow in your body. By doing it regularly, you will be able to get rid of tiredness and fatigue.

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