Ayurvedic Tips to Build Muscles Naturally

Jun 14, 2019 Jiva Ayurveda 0

Summary

Healthy muscle mass is important for smooth everyday activities. It helps the body in fighting chronic diseases and repair any damage caused.

Highlights

  • Abhyanga is one of the best ways to release muscle tension.
  • Shilajit, a herb that supports healthy tissue regeneration and elevated energy levels
  • Ashwagandha is an ideal herb to be used as a muscle strengthening supplement.
  • Engage in healthy and light exercise

Healthy muscle mass is important for smooth everyday activities. It helps the body in fighting chronic diseases and repair any damage caused. Building healthy muscles isn’t just something one should take in light humor. Mentioned below are a few ayurvedic tips that can help you gain muscle healthily:

Abhyanga Massage

Abhyanga is one of the best ways to release muscle tension. It also nourishes tissues and relieves fatigue. Sesame oil or coconut oil are especially strengthening for the muscles and build a healthy foundation for them.

Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha is an ideal herb to be used as a muscle strengthening supplement. Ashwagandha infused in milk is a healthy alternative to protein shakes.

  • Boil a cup of milk
  • Add half a tsp. of grated ginger
  • Drink it daily to balance your kapha

Shilajit

Shilajit is a herb that supports healthy tissue regeneration and elevated energy levels.

  • Boil a cup of milk
  • Add shilajit to it
  • Add a tsp of honey
  • Have it daily for 2-3 months

Exercise & Yoga

Engage in healthy and light exercise like running, cycling, etc. Incorporate it into your daily morning routine. It increases both endurance and core strength. The ideal duration, according to Ayurveda is 45 minutes daily.

One should practice yoga every day in order to stretch the muscles. Regular practice preserves the flexibility of the tissues. Take a hot bath with sendha namak (Epsom salt).

For more advice on how to adopt an Ayurvedic Lifestyle, consult a Jiva doctor today. Dial 0129-4040404 or click on ‘Speak to a Doctor’ under the CONNECT tab in Jiva Health App.

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