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5 Ancient Yoga Techniques That Multiply Your Sperm

India is the land of Kamasutra. India is the most populated country in the world. Well, that adds up. But in today’s world, with the lifestyle lead by our generation, it doesn’t come as a surprise that there is a surge in the number of men who are infertile.

This is a sensitive topic with men who do not understand why they are infertile. While you should get rid of the nasties like smoking or drinking excessively, there are also certain yoga poses for infertility treatment.

How Does Exercising Enhance Your Sperm Count?

Studies have shown that men who work out for at least 45 minutes 5 times a week have better sperm quality and count as compared to men who don’t. Working out releases the stress and anxiety and can enhance fertility. One of the major reasons obese men are more prone to infertility is because they have excess fat around their testes. This generates heat and destroys the sperms. 

Remember to work out in moderation. Pushing yourself too hard can lead to amenorrhea and cause infertility.

In fact, your best option is yoga for fertility. 

Try these 5 ancient yoga techniques to enhance your sperm count:

1. Halasana

● Lie down on your back with your arms on the side. Your palms need to face downwards

● Inhale deeply and raise your legs together till it is at a 90 degree angle from your waist. Your head and arms should be intact and only your legs should move

● Using your hands as pivot, raise your waist off the floor and stretch your legs beyond your head and try to touch the floor with your toes. Your knees should be straight

● Hold this position for as long as you can and breathe normally

● Return to starting position, while keeping head and palms intact on the floor

2. Ashwani Mudra
● Sit cross legged on the floor with your back straight and eyes closed

● The back of your palms need to touch your knees in gyan mudra (index finger and thumb touching)

● Breathe in deeply and contract your lower abdominal muscles and anus up

● Breathe out and relax your muscles

● Repeat this exercise hundred times

3. Dhanurasana
● Lie down flat on your stomach

● Raise your legs and grasp the ankles with your hands

● Breathe in and raise your thighs and chest off the floor so that only your stomach is touching the floor

● Gradually tilt your neck backwards with your eyes closed. You will begin to feel the strain between your arms and legs

● Hold this position for as long as you can and breathe normally

● Return to starting position and repeat

4. Sethubandasana
● Lie down straight on your back with your knees bent and arms to your side with palms facing downwards

● Keep your heels as close to your hips as you can

● Breathing in deeply, raise your hips off the floor while keeping the rest of your body planted firmly to the floor

● Hold this position for as long as you can and breathe normally

● Return to starting position and relax.

● Repeat this routine twice

5. Bhastrika Pranayam
● Sit cross legged on the floor with your back straight and eyes closed in gyan mudra

● Breathe in and out forcefully through both nostrils. This will help your lungs to expand to its full capacity

● Start slow and gradually increase the speed of the process while maintaining a rhythmic pattern

● Repeat this 30 – 40 times

Not all the exercises are going to work for you. Always perform these routines under supervision and do not hurt yourself in the process. Happy baby-making!

Source: Health Library

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