#MondayMotivation: Try This Stretching Routine By Shilpa Shetty Kundra To Get Rid Of Body Stiffness And Pains

The lockdown been extended for the third time. It is the state of extreme confusion where you're either too overworked or have too much free time. It has resulted in a massive confusion state for the body, leading to stiffness and aches. Try this routine by Shilpa Shetty Kundra for some relief.

#MondayMotivation: Try This Stretching Routine By Shilpa Shetty Kundra To Get Rid Of Body Stiffness And Pains

Muscle stiffness: The routine is a combination of cat cow pose, bridge pose, cobra pose and more


  • Make sure you stay active in this lockdown
  • Exercise regularly to prevent body stiffness, back pain, neck pain, etc
  • Yoga can help in treating back pain effectively

There has been yet another extension to the ongoing lockdown. It is an extreme situation where people have been forced to live in extreme situations. Managing work from home along with the many an household chores has ended up being nothing less than chaotic. While some are clearly overworked, there are others who have too much time at their disposal and are clueless as to how to spend their time. All this can lead to a stiff body with increased number of body aches and pains.

Stretching routine by Shilpa Shetty Kundra

Agrees actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra, who shares a couple of stretches and yoga asanas which not only reduce stiffness in the body, but also reduce aches and pains. "We're living in some extreme situations right now. On the one hand, there's so much to do around the house while many are also working-from-home; on the other hand, the excess free time keeps us seated for long hours with very little movement - a massive state of confusion for the body," she writes in her post.


Regular practice of yoga can help in reducing back pain and body stiffness
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All of this, as mentioned above can lead to a stiff and painful back and muscles. She adds that it is important to keep stretching and strengthening your back in order to avoid severe of long-term pain.

The routine she shares involves a combination of several yoga poses like the cat cow pose, downward dog pose, bow pose, bridge pose and cobra pose. Kundra says that she practices routine regularly it works wonders for her.

Also read: 7 Best Yoga Poses To Get Your Summer Body Ready

"It strengthens the back and abdominal muscles, improves flexibility in the spine and enhances the body posture. It also relieves back pain and relaxes the back muscles, while opening up the lungs. Give your body a little activity so it doesn't go into a state of shock in these testing times," she writes while mentioning the benefits of this routine.

Take this as your #MondayMotivation or even lockdown motivation to stay fit and keep moving. Stay indoors and stay safe everyone!

Also read: Shilpa Shetty Nails Vrischikasana- Step-By-Step Guide To Perform This Spine-Strengthening Yoga Pose

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