Instead of waking up and reaching for the coffee to get your mind (and bowels) going in the morning, try these 2 easy yoga poses that will kickstart your morning digestion.
The best part is that you can do all of these poses while still in bed!
POSE #1 The Twist * hold each side 30seconds-2minutes*
Benefits: Improves Posture
Massages internal organs
Stretches hips and glutes
Increase blood flow to digestive systems
Repeat on the other side.
POSE # 2 Melting Heart/Puppy Pose
Benefits: lengthens spine
Opens shoulders and back
Kickstarts digestion due to abdomen position
Relaxes entire body
You can feel your bowels start to mobilize in this pose.
Now if you have not already gone to the washroom, go and have some breakfast and notice how much easier your digestion flows after doing these 2 simple poses.
This video demonstrates these two simple poses that will kick start your digestion and get your day started off right (even without the coffee).