The 5 Best Yoga Poses to Increase the Stamina


Leading a healthier life coupled with vitality, robustness, and wellness can indeed be a challenge for many living a modern lifestyle. A jam-packed schedule divided between the responsibilities of work and duties of home, physical inactiveness, unhealthy diet, etc., all contribute towards a poor physical, mental health, and lower levels of stamina, energy, and strength.

If you wish to live a vibrant, happier, and power-packed life, then it’s high time that you make significant changes in your dietary and living patterns. With proper nutrition and regular exercise, you can increase the stamina that allows you to carry your day with zeal.

Yoga is a natural workout that improves endurance and increases stamina on a physical, psychical, and emotional level. Enhanced endurance improves the body’s capacity to deliver the oxygen to working muscles efficiently and prevents fatigue. The performance of yoga postures linked with the breath expands the diaphragm, rib cage, lungs, improves the respiratory function, intensifies muscle strength, lengthens the body, and so much more. As a result, yoga greatly benefits the body of an individual and ensures that the practitioners do not fatigue as quickly.

Here are the key five yoga poses for stamina that you can practice in a completely safe manner. Please have a look at the instructions and benefits below:


1. Boat Pose (Navasana): A well-known yoga pose for building core strength, toning the abdominal muscles, and regulating the metabolic processes. A regular practice of this posture has the ability to keep you calm, focused, and energetic.

Navasana (Boat Pose)

How to do: Sit on a yoga mat with a straight back, legs, and arms by your hips. Bend your knees with feet on the floor. Slightly lean back and lift your feet from the floor. Keep your shins parallel to the ground. Lengthen your torso, maintain balance on your hips, and extend your legs. Raise the legs up higher. Stretch your arms forward alongside the yoga mat. Look in front. Hold this yoga asana for 10-20 breaths.

2. Goddess Pose ( Utkata Konasana): A simple yoga posture that helps harness the energy of the universe, connects you with your fiery side and rewards the whole body, mind, and soul in inescapable ways.

Goddess Pose ( Utkata Konasana)

How to do: Begin in a mountain pose. Position your feet at 45-degree angle with toes turn inwards and heels outwards. Fold your knees and slightly lower your posterior towards the ground. Bend your arms at 90-degree angle with fingers pointing upward at shoulder-height. Keep your spine long and strong. Look straight in front of you. Hold this pose for 30 seconds.

3. Bridge Pose (Setu-Bandhasana): A favorite yoga posture of avid yoga practitioners. A routine practice of this mild backbend provides relief from stress, fatigue, headache, and insomnia.

Bridge Pose (Setu-Bandhasana)

How to do: Start the posture by lying on your back with bent knees. Keep your arms long and hands on the floor. Exhale, press your heels into the floor to lift your hips off the yoga mat. Your feet should be equidistant to the floor. Draw your tailbone to the pubic bone, broaden your shoulders, and relax your neck. Join your hands together on the floor under your lower back. Remain in this asana for 30 seconds or more.

4. Seated Wide-Legged Pose (Upavistha Konasana): A beneficial yoga posture for problems like arthritis, mild depression, sluggishness, and dullness. It also detoxifies the body.

Seated Wide-Legged Pose (Upavistha Konasana)

How to do: Begin in staff posture. Rest your palms on the floor behind your sitting bones. Draw your torso backward and widen your legs to a 90-degree angle. Flex your feet. Keeping your spine erect, walk your hands between the legs, hold your hands and place your chin on a yoga mat. Linger in this pose for anywhere between 20-30 seconds.

5. Lotus Pose (Padmasana): A classic yoga posture and a destroyer of all diseases. Lotus pose stretches the muscles, improves blood circulation, strengthens the organs, and awakens the divine cosmic energy within the body.

Lotus Pose (Padmasana)

How to do: Start the yoga asana in Dandasana. Bend both your knees and rest the feet on top of the opposite hip crease (left foot on right hip and right foot on left hip) with soles of the feet facing upward. Pull your knees close to each other. Place your hands on the knees and close your eyes. Take deep breaths and hold this pose for 60 seconds.

Increase your stamina, elevate your strength and boost your energy levels with yoga. Include these yoga poses to increase stamina in your daily life and soar high on exuberance.

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