Breaking News on Politics and Current Affairs in India
Fitness

Aashka Goradia pulled off cartwheel exercise effortlessly; Watch

By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi |

Updated: November 21, 2020 12:40:51 pm


aashka goradia, celeb fitness, cartwheel exercise, indianexpress.com, indianexpress, aashka goradia yoga,Aashka Goradia’s inverted yoga exercise is goals. Have you seen it yet? (Source: Aashka Goradia/Instagram; designed by Gargi Singh)

Fitness activities tend to demonstrate not just our physical capabilities but mental strength too. One such exercise that is excruciating as well as intensively demanding our focus is cartwheel. The basic gymnastics exercise not just strengthens our upper body but also helps us do advanced moves. We recently spotted actor Aashka Goradia effortlessly perform the move.

Watch.

Here’s how to do it?

*Start with a forward lunge with the lead leg (stronger leg) in front and the weaker leg in the back.
*During the lunge, the practitioner has the arms high in the air and straight, with hips square and belly button, facing forward.
*The gymnast then pushes off the front leg and places the hands side-by-side on the ground in front of her.
*With the legs over the torso, the practitioner’s body becomes inverted.
*During the rotation, the legs stay apart in a large, wide straddle (as far apart as the practitioner can go).
*Keep the legs straight with the toes and feet inverted.

Benefits of cartwheel

The upside-down position of the cartwheel is known to increase blood circulation and relieve pressure on the joints while stretching the diaphragm. This helps to increase blood flow in the entire body, and airflow in the lungs.

ALSO READ | PM Modi asks Milind Soman: ‘Are you really that old?’

Besides these direct benefits,

Regular practice of cartwheel is known to improve strength, improve balance, bone health, and breathing.

How to prepare for cartwheel?

Practicing handstands, either freestanding or against a wall, is known to help increase the balancing abilities of the body.

For more lifestyle news, follow us: Twitter: lifestyle_ie | FacebookIE Lifestyle | Instagram: ie_lifestyle

📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines

For all the latest Lifestyle News, download Indian Express App.

© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd

Related posts

Vidyut Jammwal gives skipping tips to 9-year-old niece; here are some benefits of the workout

jharkhandnews

Five tips to stay fit this wedding season

jharkhandnews

World’s oldest Ironman, 87, is gearing up for the championship’s next edition

jharkhandnews

Leave a Comment