Friday, 22 February, 2019
Surya Namaskar

Surya Namaskar

Many people in the West look for the best exercise routine to help them stay in shape. Here is something that
has been around for thousands of years and has withstood the test of time. It strengthens the body, improves
circulation and breathing, and keeps the body limber and in shape. And you can have this completely free of
charge, without a fitness coach, by simply following these instructions.
“Surya Namaskar” is Sanskrit, and it means means obeisance or prostrations (Namaskar) to the Sun (Surya).
It implies that one rises before sunrise in order to do this exercise or pay obeisance to the rising sun.
This is around 5:00 to 5:30. Of course, this exercise is good no matter what time you choose to do it, but it
is best done while the stomach is empty, before eating. It is a yogic exercise which consists of ten
particular postures, one following another, in a fixed, cyclic order to ensure improvement and good health in
one’s digestion, agility, rejuvenation, beauty, and longevity. It will also help you lose weight and trim the
waist. There is no equipment to buy, nor is there any membership at a gym or fitness club that must be
purchased. You just need a little space in your apartment or home. If you begin to feel short of breath or dizzy,
then take a break. Pregnant women should not perform this exercise, but women who are not pregnant
can continue it during their period because it can help digestion and the flow of energy and outflow of
waste needed at this time

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