4 Stretches That Will Help You Reduce Bloating(2023)


Here are 4 stretches that will help you reduce bloating   

1. Knee to chest pose

This is also known as the gas-relieving pose or pawanmuktasana. To perform this pose, lie on your back or in a supine position, with your arms beside your body. Inhale, and as you exhale, bring your knees toward your chest, and press your thighs on your abdomen. Inhale again and as you exhale, raise your head off the floor, letting your chin or forehead touch your knees. Hold this pose as you take deep, long breaths in and out. Release the pose to return to the starting position, bringing your head down first and then your legs. Do 2-3 rounds, and then relax.

Pawanmuktasana, as the name suggests, relieves gas and improves digestion.
2. Side twist, while lying on the floor

To do this pose, lie straight on a mat. Now, stretch your arms on the side and lift your legs. Bend your knees and twist your leg on each side, and hold. Ensure that your neck turns on the opposite side, and your legs are in for maximum stretch.

3. Standing forward-bending

Standing forward-bending also puts a lot of pressure on your torso, thereby helping you release the excess gas in no time. To do this, stand straight, and as you inhale, lift your legs up, and with an exhale, move your upper half down. Touch your toes and hold the touch for 5-seconds. Now, with an inhale come up and repeat.

Standing forward bending pose is the simplest thing you can do for weight loss. 
4. Cat-cow pose

Cat-cow is recommended for a flat belly, and that’s because it helps in reverse bloating. When you go from cat to cow, and then again from cow to cat, you will feel a stretch in your core that will help to release excess gas. Don’t feel shocked if you fart in between, because that means the pose is working for you.

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