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Beat Bloat With a Relaxing Yoga Sequence

Apr 3 2014 - 12:53am

When belly bloat hits, it can be hard to take your mind off the discomfort. Bounce back, and let this quick and calming yoga sequence provide the relief you need. The following poses work to calm your mind, stretch your torso, and give your belly some support. Roll out your mat, and start feeling better sooner.

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Standing Forward Bend

Relieve tension all the way down your spine with Standing Forward Bend. This pose will also start to warm up your belly.

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Downward Dog

Downward Dog will help warm up your body and prep your muscles for more challenging twists.

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Open Triangle

Open Triangle offers your intestinal track all the debloating benefits of twisting and bending in one pose.

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Wide-Legged Forward Bend C

The folding motion of Wide-Legged Forward Bend C squeezes in your belly to help move things along.

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Bow

Engage the muscles in your belly while stretching and lengthening out your torso in Bow.

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Child's Pose

Cooling off in Child's Pose releases any unnecessary tension from your belly and spine.

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Bridge

Stimulate your abdominal muscles and stretch your lower belly out one last time in Bridge.

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Eagle Twist

Increase side-to-side spinal flexibility and help your stomach relax in this reclined twisting posture.

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