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Get firmer breasts with these 4 yoga asanas

Bhujangasana or the cobra pose can be excellent to improve digestion and relieve back pain. The posture is also therapeutic for those suffering from asthma.

These yoga asanas can give your breasts an excellent lift and a refined contour.

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Every woman desires to be in shape but too often with age, or after pregnancy, the breasts begin to sag. Other factors like lack of exercise, weight gain and even ill-fitted bra may contribute to increase sagging of the breasts. The good news is, sagging breasts can be reversed by practising a few yoga poses. Yoga can give your breasts an excellent lift and a refined contour while helping you get a proper posture that can make your breasts appear firmer. Also, follow these 10 tips to give your breasts a better shape.

Shirshasana or head stand

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This yoga pose brings about firmness while improving the shape of your breasts. By coordinating this posture with deep breathing, you can improve the circulation of blood to the lymphatic system that sustains the health of your breasts.

Steps to do the pose:

  • Sit on your soles by placing your knees on the ground.
  • Now lock the fingers of both your hands. Make a triangle of the elbows and finger lock, keep it on the ground.
  • Now bend forward and place middle of the hand on the ground near the finger lock.
  • You can now straighten your legs and try and maintain balance.
  • Make sure you totally balance your entire body on the head.
  • To return to the original position, first fold your knee and then the legs and slowly place the soles on the ground.

Bhujanasana or cobra pose

The intense backbend in the asana helps in tightening the pectoral muscles and expanding your chest. This dynamic yoga posture, if regularly practised, can work against gravity and prevent your breasts from sagging.

Steps to do the pose:

  • Lie flat on your stomach. Make sure your heels and feet are slightly touching each other.
  • Now place your hands right next to your shoulders with your palms facing downwards.
  • Now, breathing out, lift your head first, and then your chest and back and then the pelvis. While doing this, keep your hands straight.
  • Hold onto this position for a few consecutive breaths.
  • To come out of the pose, exhale and slowly come back down to the lying position.

Setubandhasana or bridge pose

The bridge pose gives a great stretch to your chest while improving the shape of your breasts and increase their lift. It also ensures a clean flow of blood to breast tissues and cells, keeping infections at bay.

Steps to do the pose:

  • Lie on your back, bending your knees and keeping feet flat on the floor. Keep your arms by the sides of your body.
  • Using the strength of your arms, lift your pelvis off the floor, towards the ceiling. Exhale as you do this.
  • Keep your body lifted, such that your head and neck are still flat on the floor.
  • Hold this position for five consistent breaths and slowly bring your body down.

Veerbhadrasana I or warrior pose

This intermediate standing pose focuses on the areas of your upper arms and chest that help build and firm muscles below your breasts and in the chest region.

Steps to do the pose:

  • Stand erect with your arms at your sides, keeping your feet close to each other.
  • Now slowly bend your right leg while keeping the left foot flat on the floor behind. Raise your arms and keep them stretched.
  • Now bend your left knee and lunge further.
  • Breathing in, twist your upper body and arch your back.
  • Hold this pose for five breaths and come back to the starting position.

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