According to scientific studies, your body is packed with toxins that greatly affect your health. The toxins also play a vital role in increasing your weight so you become overweight. The good side is that you can easily get rid of these harmful toxins. One of the tested and proven ways of getting rid of the toxins is through yoga. If you are wondering how you can get rid of toxins using yoga, here are three poses that will be of great help to you.
Downward dog pose
This pose helps you to get your heart higher than your head so reversing the pull of gravity. The pose also aids in toning the abdomen which stimulates digestion.
To absorb the pose, you need to start on your hands and knees with your palms pressing the floor and your toes tucked under. At this position, you should slowly lift your knees and straighten your legs. You should then press into your hands and lift yourself and move your thighs back. You should then allow your head to hang. You should stay in this position and take 5-10 deep breaths.
Crescent lunge twist
This pose aids in increasing the rate of digestion. This is because as you twist, your torso and the digestive organs are supplied with oxygen-rich blood that Promotes the rate of digestion.
To absorb the pose, you need to begin from the downward facing dog position then with exhalation, step forward with your right foot and put it between your hands. You should then bend your front knee.
To know that you are in the right position, your feet should be hip-width apart and your shin should also be perpendicular to the floor. At this position, you should come on to the ball of your back foot by lifting your heel and drawing it forward until it aligns directly over the back of your toes.
You should then lift your back knee and draw your quadriceps towards the ceiling. For optimal results you should maintain in this position for at least one minute.
Just like other poses, this pose also stimulates the digestive system thus assisting in detoxifying the body. To get into position, you need to lie on your belly with your arms along the sides of your torso. You should then raise your upper torso, arms, legs, and head from the floor.
These are the main yoga poses that aid in detoxifying your body. In addition to this poses, you should also eat healthy foods and regularly engage in exercises.