Fitness Guide by Aadvik. COVID-19 Special!

This pandemic has become both a challenge and a test for everyone, including the healthcare and economies as well as for social unity! COVID-19 was a disease which was widely viewed as a “Chinese Problem” and now it has become a “everybody problem.” Governments have imposed severe social distancing policies, workplace and school closures, etc. Following all these precautions are necessary, all the while keeping ourselves fit and happy.

To do just that, we at Aadvik Foods, have come up with a series of exercises. Let us guide you through it.

Supta Vajrasana:

Supta Vajrasana is a classic front-opening asana. It has the body reclining on the back, with both the hands on either side of the thighs or above the head. It is also called the Reclining Hero Pose that gives your thighs, ankles, abdomen & your chest a good stretch and allows you to improve your breathing, and it is also good for people with Asthma! It even helps to tone your spinal nerves and even improves your digestion.This asana has been brought to us by Ritu Singh, who is a certified yoga trainer and pilates instructor, a registered yoga teacher with World Yoga Organisation and who is also associated with Iyengar Yoga.

Anulom Vilom:

Well you surely know what Anulom Vilom is! But, we’d like to elaborate once again for you. It is a simple type of controlled breathing and is one of the easiest ways to keep your lungs young and healthy, especially in these trying times! What are its benefits? It will help in promoting your physical and mental health that includes improving focus, patience and control over your body. Breathing and stretching exercises help in increasing oxygen flow and blood circulation in the body and even helps in keeping the lungs healthy.This asana was brought to us by Shynee Narang, a certified yoga instructor and the founder of Yooyogic!

Trikonasana, Ustrasana, & Dhanurasana :

What are these asanas? Well, these are a few stretching exercises that help in building your immunity. They help in stretching your lungs and helping you breathe properly! Want to know a little more about them?

Trikonasana: It is the Extended Triangle Pose, which is a standing pose in modern yoga. This asana will help in stretching your thighs, knees and ankles, it even helps in relieving stress.

Ustrasana: It is also known as the camel pose and is a kneeling-back bending exercise or asana and it is done to open the heart. This asana adds flexibility and strength to your body and keeps it fit.

Dhanurasana: Also known as the Bow Pose, it is a backbending asana and it is so called because it looks like an archer’s bow when performed. This pose helps in improving the blood circulation in the body and helps in giving the nerves a good stretch. It can also help in improving asthma.

These asanas have been brought to us by Sneha Tari, a professional Yoga Instructor.

Breathing Techniques:

A few simple breathing exercises in place and you are all set for this pandemic! Proper breathing helps you relax your body, helps lower stress, etc. Do you know why this happens? It is simple because when you breathe deeply, your body sends signals to your brain to calm down and relax! Intriguing right? It was the same for us!

And so, we have decided to follow these four steps mentioned by Priyangi Porwal, the co-founder of GoldenHand, for better immunity and stronger lungs!

We’d like you to follow these too, because we care for you and we want to see you fit and healthy! Need a closer look at how to do these steps? Well, here it is!

Healthy Drinks:

It is good health that will take you a long way and when you eat good, you feel good and you look good. This pandemic has made us realize the importance of eating healthy and good home-cooked food, with the intake of proper vitamins and supplements. Drinking healthy is also a good habit, as one needs to keep himself/ herself hydrated all the time. Drinking healthy drinks helps in keeping all the organs nourished and even helps in maintaining a proper immune system!

Dr. Smriti Khurana has brought to us a few of her favorite drinks that include plum juice, turmeric milk drink, and coconut water. She has explained the importance of all these drinks and asks us to be safe and healthy in these trying times.

We would love it if you would add these to your diet and keep yourself fit. If you’d like to know more about these drinks, you can watch them below!

Healthy Foods:

This pandemic has made everyone realize the importance of eating healthy to stay fit and keep the immune system strong. The situation outside is very critical and it is unsafe to step outside your homes. Eat healthy, stay safe.

Just when you were wondering what to eat, Dr. Nikita Suresh, a nutritionist, has brought to us, a few of the different types of healthy food which will help boost our immunity and keep us fit. Being a good source of essential vitamins and minerals, these healthy foods will keep you fit!

She has even asked to stay away from negative news as it can cause stress and it increases anxiety. This is something your mind and body don’t need right now.

Let us do our part. Let us fight COVID-19 together! Want to know what those foods are? Watch the video below!
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