Yoga Asanas for Stronger Bones
The chair pose is excellent to strengthen your hips, which is one of the most common areas to suffer bone loss. The asana also improves your balance and hence will decrease your chances of falling and suffering a fracture.
Trikonasana or triangle pose
When you bend sideways in trikonasana, or triangle pose, you feel a gentle stretch throughout your body. The asana will also strengthen your lower back and spine, preventing a compression fracture.
Setubandhasana or bridge pose
Setubandhasana gives an excellent to stretch your chest, back and neck. It can also relieve pressure on your back and make your spine strong.
Virabhadrasana I or warrior I pose
This pose strengthens your back, legs and glutes. While the pose stretches your legs and back, it relaxes your spine.
Bhujangasana or cobra pose
The light backward stretch in bujangasana or cobra pose can help strengthen your wrists and spine. Also, the pose can assist in strengthening your arms, elbows and shoulders. more