3 Yoga Asanas Cricketers Should Include In Their Workout

Jun 14, 2019 Jiva Ayurveda 0

Summary

Cricket is an exhausting and demanding sport. Yoga helps you to be more flexibility, stability and also to give all your muscles a much-needed stretch.

Highlights

  • Cricket is a physically intensive sport that can take a toll on your body
  • Including yoga into your workout routine helps increase energy, stamina, and flexibility.
  • Ardha Chandrasana, Paschimottanasana, and Uttanasana are great poses for cricketers.

Batting, bowling, fielding, cricket is one exhausting and demanding sport. Because of its popularity and to be recognized as a good cricketer, you truly have to take physical fitness seriously. So, when you aren’t busy playing, try these yoga asanas for more flexibility, stability, and also to give all your muscles a much-needed stretch and relaxation.

Ardha Chandrasana (Half Moon Pose)

  • Start by standing straight.
  • Bending forward, place your palms against the ground.
  • Pressing your weight into the left foot, raise your right leg behind you so that it is parallel to the ground.
  • Twist your torso and extend your right arm to the ceiling.
  • Fix your gaze on your right palm and hold for 10-30 seconds. Repeat 2-4 times on each side.

Paschimottanasana (Seated Forward Bend)

  • Start by sitting on the floor with your legs stretched in front of you.
  • Inhaling, stretch your arms above your head.
  • Exhaling, bend forward and grip your feet with your hands.
  • Keeping your knees straight, hold for 20-40 seconds. Repeat 2-4 times.

Uttanasana (Standing Forward Bend)

  • Start by standing straight.
  • Inhaling, bend from the hip and grip your toes with your hands. You can also grip your ankles or press your hand against the floor.
  • Keeping your knees straight, try and bring your head as close to your knees as you can.
  • Hold for 20-40 seconds. Repeat 2-4 times.

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