Padotanasana is ideal exercise for large intestine and boosting the metabolism. Read these Yoga workout tips for beginners before starting yoga asanas.
Lie on your back on the floor and look upwards. Keep both the arms straight close to your body and palms touching the floor. Keep both the legs straight, heels and toes touching each other. Stretch your toes away so that your feet are in line with the legs. Stretch your arms and hands towards your head in line with your body.
While inhaling, raise your left arm and right leg up upwards. Keep the hands and toes stretched. Your toes and hands should be parallel to each other.
Make your breath normal and bring your arms and legs to starting position.
Now, while inhaling, raise your right arm and left leg upwards. Keep the hands and toes stretched. Make your breath normal and bring your arms and legs to starting position.
Relax in shavasana pose.
Carry out 2 to 3 sets daily. After sufficient practice, you can hold this asana for more time.
Tones up the large intestine.
Improves metabolism rate.
Helps to regulate menstrual cycle in ladies.