6 Amazing benefits of Sun Salutation (Surya Namaskar)
SUN, the ancient star of the galaxy aged to be 4.603 billion years where other planets rotate around the Sun where it delivers the energy and light towards all the elements our galaxy. When we talk about ancient things such as Universe, galaxy, planet and its benefits then Sun is the primary source of life on the earth which gives light and color to all things across the galaxy. Expressing the gratitude towards the Sun – the source of life, Surya Namaskar is the perfect traditional exercise to incarnate the inner Sun of your soul.
Let’s jump into the multifaceted benefits of the Surya Namaskar. There are 3 types of speed variations and each one has its own type of benefits.
Slow: To make the body flexible
Medium: Ton your full body muscles
Fast: Helps in weight loss by acting as a cardio workout
Benefits of the Surya Namaskar:
Strengthen the lower body:
First and last phase of Surya Namaskar, the prayer pose works on your lower body and it will give strength to your lower body by improving muscles of your legs, ankle, and feet.
Improve Blood Circulation:
The breathing process throughout the Sun Salutation helps to increase oxygen into the blood by ventilating lungs. Improved blood circulation helps to flush out toxins and detoxify your body.
Weight Loss and toning:
A single session of the Surya Namaskar helps to burn 14 calories who weighs 60 to 62 kg. Especially it burns excess fat from abdomen and thighs to give you toned muscles.
While performing this yoga it requires full body movement and ultimately it provides strength to your back, muscles, and joints. Stimulates the fitness level of your body by performing 12 different posture stretch.
Cure Heart problems:
Sun salutation can your blood pressure problems and helps to maintain the body sugar level, strengthen the heart muscles and neutralize the heartbeats.
Natural remedy for Stomach Problems:
Digestive system improves by stretching the abdominal muscles. While performing Sun Salutation, abdominal muscles stretch and compress alternatively and thus helps in relieving stomach problems.
Surya Namaskar has countless benefits, try to absorb the habit of this asana to live a long and healthy life.