Putting on weight calls for the same amount of concentration and preparation as it takes to lose weight. Please remember there are no magic potions, powders or pills that will make your body to either gain muscle or increase weight at the same time. In order to gain weight, one would require to eat a little more than usual, but not unnecessary or fatty foods. Increase your intake of dairy products in the day, especially milk based products such as milk shakes, cheese, yogurt and smoothies as snack preparations.
In addition to diet, Sarvangasana is shown to be beneficial in weight gain.
Sarvangasana or The Shoulder Stand is beneficial in the long run to help normalize your body weight depending upon your height and other bodily functions. Lie down on a flat surface with your legs together and your hands facing palms down, by your side. As you inhale, push down on your hands and lift up your legs directly above you.
- Lift up the hips above the floor and get your legs up, over your head, at an angle of approximately 45¬∞.
- Take a count of 5 and exhale. While exhaling bend your arms and back up your body, holding as close to the shoulders as possible, with the thumbs in the front of the body, and fingers at the back. Push up your back, and lift your legs.
- Straighten out the spine and get the legs above in a vertical position. Press the chin firmly to the base of the throat. Breathe in slowly and deeply as you do so, slowly trying to bring your elbows close together with your hands down your back towards the shoulders, so as to straighten out the torso.
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