2. Purvottanasana (Upward Plank Pose)
Purvottanasana or the Upward Plank Pose is an asana where you stretch extensively towards the east. Morning is the best time to practice this asana. Keep your stomach empty while you practice this asana. In case practicing the asana in the mornings is not possible, you can do it in the evening, but make sure your last meal was 4 to 6 hours ago. Hold the yoga pose, which is a basic level Vinyasa Yoga asana, for about 30 to 60 seconds.
Benefits: Purvottanasana strengthens your back and legs, stretches the front of your ankles, and tones the entire body. It increases your core strength and stamina and stretches the legs to a great extent.
3. Anjaneyasana (Crescent Pose)
Benefits: Anjaneyasana improves body balance and gives your hips a good stretch. It increases concentration and builds core awareness. It tones and energize your body, stimulates the digestive organs, and aids digestion.