After a full day at your workplace, you just want to watch some TV and relax. But you don’t have to skip your yoga routine for this. You could easily do some more relaxed poses while watching TV. Thus, you get to shoot two birds with one stone!
If you are in a lazy mood but you don’t want to skip yoga exercises, then these will be perfect for you. These poses are simple and very comfortable to do even in your bed. Lazy enough?
Thus, watching your favorite TV shows, get into these 10 simple yoga poses and bring your A-game. You will get an increased flexibility and your blood flowing without doing too much. Try them out!
1. Seated Bound Angle Pose
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Start by sitting on the floor or your bed;
Extend your legs in front of you;
Bend your right knee;
Then bring your foot to the center of your body;
Bend your left knee, in the same way;
Bring your left foot to meet your right foot;
Make sure to place your soles together.
Lengthen your spine and lift up your chest;
Keep your throat, neck, and shoulders relaxed as you lift your spine.
Firmly press the soles of your feet together;
Hold this pose for as long as you can.
2. Seated Wide Angle Pose
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Sit on some folded blankets;
Stretch your legs out to the side;
Flex your feet with your toes pointing toward the ceiling;
Lengthen your back and lift up your chest;
With your back straight, bend slightly forward from the hip crease;
Hold the pose for 30 to 45 seconds.
3. Fingers Between Toes
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Intertwine your fingers between your toes;
Flex your feet toward you and squeeze your hand around your foot;
You can do one foot at a time or both at once;
Hold this pose for at least a minute.
4. Arm Stretch Pose
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Stretch your arms straight overhead, palms facing each other;
Lengthen your arms;
Keep your neck and shoulders relaxed;
Lift your chest and keep reaching for the ceiling;
Hold this pose for 30 to 45 seconds.
5. Feet Sitting Pose
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Kneel with your legs, feet, and ankles together;
Curl your toes under and sit back on your heels;
Make sure you keep your fingers on the floor;
Hold this pose for 15 to 20 seconds.
6. Pre-Lotus Position
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Sit on the bed with your back straight and your legs extended;
Bend your left knee;
Place your calf in order to be parallel to the bed;
Bend your right knee and place your right foot on your left knee;
Extend your lower back and lift your chest;
Hold as long as you like, then switch sides.
7. Cow Face Pose
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Kneel on all fours;
Put your hands directly under your shoulders;
Place your knees directly under your hips;
Cross your left knee behind your right knee;
Make sure you keep your knees close together;
Move your feet out to each side;
Slowly sit on your bed;
Hold this pose for as long as you like and then switch the cross of your knees.
8. Rock the Baby Pose
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Sit in a bed with your back as straight as possible;
Bring your left leg up, close to your chest;
Place your left foot in your right hand;
Place your left knee in your left hand;
Move your leg from side to side, as though you are rocking a baby;
Hold this position for a few seconds then repeat with the other leg.
There you go, you watched a movie or a TV show and you also stretched out in a marvelous way. Who said lazy cannot be beaten? I hope you enjoyed these poses as much as you enjoyed you TV!