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Mandira Bedi suggests this yoga asana for boosting oxygen levels

Updated on:19 May 2021, 16:25pm IST
Mandira Bedi has always been a fitness inspiration for her followers. She recently took to instagram to share a yoga pose that enhances lung capacity and boosts oxygen levels.
Aayushi Gupta
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Try this yoga pose to increase oxygen levels.Image courtesy: Instagram/Madira Bedi
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There are many Bollywood celebrities who have come forward to share information related to the Covid-19 pandemic for their fans and followers. Mandira Bedi is one of them as she shared tips on increasing oxygen levels through yoga. She is an actress who is touted to be one of the fittest celebrities of b-town, one who has worked hard to stay in shape. 

The Bollywood diva often uses her social media handles to let her fans know about her fitness secrets. Recently, she took to Instagram to share her latest fitness clip in which she is nailing ‘chakrasana (backbend)’. Dressed in a bikini, teamed with a pair of pink workout shoes, she performed a backbend inside her bathroom and raised awareness about its benefits.

In the caption of her post, Mandira Bedi wrote:

“Increase oxygen levels, lower your stress levels, strengthen your back and shoulders and open your heart out with a #backbend.”

 

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A post shared by Mandira Bedi (@mandirabedi)

The many benefits of chakrasana

Chakrasana is popularly known as wheel pose, which is a deep backbend posture and helps to give flexibility and strength to the spine. Regular practice of chakrasana benefit your body in several ways such as:

  • The pose expands the chest and increases the lung capacity, which boosts the oxygen circulation in the body. 
  • It helps to relieve stress and anxiety. 
  • This asana helps stretch the core and arms, thereby increasing strength and flexibility.
  • Boosts the strength of the shoulder muscles and back and increases the elasticity of the spine. 
  • As the chest is pushed out, it helps to improve cardiovascular health and increase energy levels. 
  • This pose also reduces the fat in the abdominal area and helps maintain digestive and reproductive health. 
A word of caution

Backbend or chakrasana is not recommended for people who are suffering from any kind of back injury or spinal problems. Those who are suffering from high blood pressure problems also should avoid this pose. Along with this, if you have pain in your elbows then do not perform this asana. 

So ladies, take some inspiration from Mandira Bedi and try this asana to stay fit and healthy.

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