1. Is Yoga easy to get hurt
Yoga is a healthy fitness exercise. Proper practice can strengthen the body, and there is no harm in itself. However, when some people practice, if their posture is not correct, or if they practice too much and challenge difficult movements, it is often easy to cause sports injuries.
In fact, whether Yoga hurts or not depends on whether you practice according to the norms, not Yoga itself. If you want to learn yoga and don’t want to be hurt, it is recommended to practice orthostatic yoga. It is a system that guides scientific concepts according to the limits of body structure. If you have the conditions, you can buy a orthostatic yoga mat, and the lines on it can correct your mistakes in practice.
2. The best time to practice yoga
After getting up in the morning
Just getting up in the morning and practicing yoga for 10 minutes can make people’s minds become clear and energetic all day long. Generally, the yoga pose suitable for morning practice is the Sun Salutation pose. Practicing Sun Salutation can make your body flexible and full of energy after practice.
After a day’s work, people are often very tired, so practicing yoga before eating can relieve physical fatigue, and also burn fat, which is helpful for weight loss. Usually, it is appropriate to practice yoga on an empty stomach, which will not cause discomfort.
Before going to bed at night
Before going to bed at night, in order to relax and promote sleep, you can practice yoga for 10 minutes. If you feel that your body has strong adaptability, you can also practice more movements to help you slim your abdomen and waist. However, it should be noted that do not practice movements with too much intensity, so as to avoid injury, physical discomfort and affecting sleep.
3. How to practice yoga to lose weight
3.1. Cross legs
Stand crosswise, keep your legs together, then close your palms in front of your stomach, adjust your breath, and retract your chin for 6 seconds. Then look up and look away, so that your thumbs face up and your fingers stand up. Finally, close your palms on your head, tilt your upper body forward, slightly retract your chin, and look at your feet for 10-20 seconds.
3.2. Crotch type
Lie flat on the yoga mat, keep your legs together, tighten your abdomen, naturally extend your arms and sink your neck, then open your feet, put your hands on your heels, look at the top, and hold the posture for 10 seconds, then keep your toes down and your head up for 10-20 seconds.
3.3 kneeling and stretching back
Kneel down on the yoga mat, keep your upper body straight, put your hands on your thighs, open your shoulders, lift your head up, and then put your left arm on the ground. Bend your right arm. When you inhale, spread your arms upward, raise your head, and keep your chin in front for 10 seconds. When you exhale, keep your left arm on the ground, bend your elbow, and look at your left arm with your eyes.
Benefits of Yoga
Cultivate self-cultivation and calm the mind. Long term practice of yoga can achieve peace of mind, forget all unpleasant things, better cultivate your own sentiments, make yourself more confident and love life more.
Increase resistance. Long term practice of yoga can not only strengthen the body, but also strengthen the resistance. For example, it can reduce the occurrence of colds and other diseases.
Improve personal mood. Because yoga can rejuvenate the glandular nervous system, including the brain, the mind and mood will naturally take on a positive state. It makes you more confident, enthusiastic and optimistic. Everyday life will become more creative.
Regulate physiological balance. Long term practice of yoga can maintain the state of all major systems in the body, and at the same time, it can adjust physiological functions to strengthen the body.
People who are not suitable for Yoga
First, after entering middle age, ligaments and joints degenerate, and muscles are relatively rigid. For those who do not have strong muscle protection and support and forcibly practice difficult yoga movements, it is undoubtedly a huge “challenge” to the already fragile cervical vertebrae and vertebrae, which is very easy to lead to muscle strain and vertebral dislocation. Unless you have been practicing yoga since you were young, your body is flexible.
Second, there are already patients with osteoporosis, especially women with severe osteoporosis. Due to the decrease of bone hardness and increase of brittleness, if you don’t pay attention to yoga, you may cause compression fractures or vertebral body fractures.
Third, patients with cervical and lumbar diseases. If you practice some yoga movements, such as plough pose, it is easy to cause intervertebral disc herniation or the original condition is more serious.
Fourth, patients with cardiovascular disease or obesity. If the action is intense, such as doing handstands, it is likely to increase the burden on the heart and cause discomfort.