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Dedication and perseverance is Malaika Arora’s “middle name”. Whether she’s in town or vacationing, she never compromises on her fitness. Yet again, she has proved it with her recent ‘Malaika’s move of the week’ post on Instagram.
Dressed in impeccable workout gear, Malaika can be seen performing a pose which looks pretty complex. But guess what? She does it so seamlessly! We are sure she inspires you to move your body, doesn’t she?
This time around, the B-town beauty can be seen doing gomukhasana or the cow face pose. In her words, “this pose helps to relieve any tightness around the hip and lower back area. As it stretches the chest and open shoulders, it increases the range of motion for shoulder joints. It is a great pose for alleviating stress and mental tension.”
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So wait no more and get started!
You’ve already heard of the benefits of this asana from Malaika, but let’s try and go deeper.
The asana is particularly helpful for those who are struggling with severe stress and anxiety. Practise this pose regularly, because not only does it focus on breathing techniques, but also blends in some benefits of meditation.
One of the most important benefits of gomukhasana is improved flexibility. That’s because almost all the joints in your body are in action, be it in your shoulders or knees. What’s more, the asana also helps you shed unwanted fat, and makes you physically fit.
Again, this is one of the biggest benefits of practising gomukhasana. While doing this pose, your body is in an erect position, while your hands are at the back. This allows the cartilage to get activated, which further helps in improved blood circulation.
So wait no more, and practise this pose to reap benefits like no other!