Fitness Through Ayurvedic Herbs

Abstract

Fitness is an act of healthy living. Being fit is not only meant by physical fitness but it includes mental fitness too. In other words, Fitness is a state of physical and mental wellbeing. Fitness is more than simply exercising on a daily basis, infect, it has a solid impact on an individual’s life and daily routine.

Due to our lifestyle choices fitness is a major concern nowadays. We are unable to spend time to maintain our fitness. As per Ayurveda, you can stay fit and healthy by following a good diet and lifestyle.

In this topic we are going to discuss the true meaning of fitness and how we can achieve fitness through the use of Ayurvedic herbs.

fitness through ayurvedic herbs

What is the True Meaning of Fitness?

Fitness is defined as the ability to perform daily activities without feeling tired. There must be physical and mental alertness while doing routine tasks and that too without any fatigue.

There are Many Factors Which Contribute to Remain it.

Fitness varies from person to person and it can be assessed by muscle strength, endurance, flexibility, and cardiorespiratory health. Fitness proceeds your energy which is essential to remain productive. Stamina and positive outlook is important for a healthy state of mind. Fitness is important as it reduces the risk of any health problem such as heart diseases, diabetes, cancer, arthritis and many more. Fitness provides you a better quality of life.

Ayurvedic Aspect of Fitness

Ayurveda is a sanskrit word which means “Science of life”. The Ayurveda is an ancient Indian, Holistic, medical science which helps in achieving physical and mental health by maintaining a good and healthy lifestyle. The main motive of Ayurveda is to prevent disease and increase vitality and longevity. As per Ayurveda, everything in the universe and our body is composed of five elements (Earth, water; fire, air and space). These fives elements combined with each other and form three energies they are Vata (Air+Space), Pitta (Fire+ water) and Kapha (Water + Earth). These three are considered as energies of our body and they are the base of our body.

According to Ayurveda, good health is the equilibrium of these three energies. Any imbalance in these energies will alter our fitness and can cause various health ailments.

Fitness With Ayurveda

As per Ayurveda, we can make following changes in our daily routine for a healthy body and mind.

  • Your wake up time defines your whole day. Ayurveda recommends waking up before sunrise. Try to wake up at the same time every day even during weekends. Consistency is necessary to achieve a healthy body and mind
  • Hydration plays a key role in good health. Drink a glass of lukewarm water after waking up. It helps in cleansing the digestive tract. It also stimulates bowel movement. Try to aim for minimum 8 to 9 glasses of water in a day.
  • Exercise on a regular basis, it will help you to stay active whole day. You can choose options like Yoga, jogging, and running as per your convenience. Exercise on a daily basis improves blood circulation and provides strength to the body. It also increases endurance power and increases flexibility of joints. To maintain mental health you can go for meditation. Meditation helps to keep your mind calm and alert. It also relieves your stress and anxiety.
  • A good night’s sleep is as important as exercise. If you are not taking proper sleep, you are going to wake up lethargic and tired. It’s going to affect your whole day routine and hinder your productivity
  • Nutrition is very important for fitness.Try to adopt good eating habits. Do not skip meals and eat in moderate amounts. When we adopt healthy eating habits we become healthier and happier.

Ayurvedic literature has described many herbs which are great for being fit.

There are herbs like ashwagandha, brahmi and spirulina

1 Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha is a herb which comes under a group of adaptogenic herbs. These herbs help to balance androgen production and give relief from stress. Ashwagandha is also beneficial in increasing strength and endurance.

2 Brahmi

Brahmi is considered as a health tonic, it helps to improve overall health. It reduces stress and anxiety. It has properties which help in enhancing cognitive ability and learning skills.

3 Spirulina

Spirulina is a superfood itself. It is rich in vitamins and minerals. It has all the ingredients which are necessary for a healthy body.

Herbal Remedies to Maintain Fitness

Planet Ayurveda offers some herbal formulations which effectively helps to achieve fitness.

These formulations have no side effects as they are free of chemicals and additives.

They Include

1 Ashwagandha Capsules

Ashwagandha capsules are prepared by standardized extracts of Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera). Ashwagandha capsules manage low energy levels, general weakness and have a tendency to fight against infections like cold and flu. It has anti-stress properties and helps to reduce physical and mental stress. It restores the body’s energy.

Dose – 1 to 2 capsules twice daily with plain water after meals.

2 Shilajit capsules

These capsules contain pure shilajit (Asphaltum) and are enriched with antioxidants. It can be used as a dietary supplement to enhance stamina. It has rejuvenation properties hence reduces elevated levels of stress.

Dose – 1 to 2 capsules twice daily with plain water after meals.

3 Green Essentials

Green essentials are natural herbal supplements which are prepared by using extracts of grape seed (Vitis vinifera), wheatgrass (Triticulum aestivum), spirulina (Spirulina platensis), green tea (Camellia sinensis) and amla (Emblica officinalis). All these ingredients work synergistically and provide multiple health benefits. Green essentials are rich in antioxidants, minerals and vitamins. And they work tremendously to improve strength and stamina of the body.

Dose – 1 to 2 capsules twice daily with plain water after meals.

4 Brahmi Chyawanprash

Brahmi chyawanprash is formulated by using multiple herbs like Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri), dashmoola, ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), bhumi amla (Phyllanthus niruri), shatavari (Asparagus racemosus), nagarmotha (Cyperus rotundus) and punarnava (Boerhavia diffusa), etc. This herbal formulation balances all three doshas in the body. It is very beneficial in improving physical and mental health. It also treats body aches, frequent cold, nausea and generalised weakness. Natural supplements are best to manage and support a healthy mind and body.

Dose – 1 to 2 tsp. after meals preferably with milk.

5 Brahmi Capsules

Brahmi capsules are formulated with pure extracts of brahmi (Bacopa monnieri). Brahmi is rich in antioxidants that are essential for a healthy living. It acts as a health tonic and mainly used to enhance memory power.

Dose – 1 to 2 capsules twice daily with water after meals.

6 Spirulina Capsules

These capsules are prepared by blue green algae called Spirulina, which is enriched with antioxidants, minerals and vitamins. Spirulina is a superfood itself and it helps to improve health and prevent various diseases. It is best used to enhance immunity power.

Dose – 1 to 2 capsules twice daily, after meals.

Conclusion

As it is concluded that our daily routine plays an important role in maintaining our health and fitness. In the long run these routines are converted into habits and these healthy habits provide better health. You can achieve physical and mental well being by following these rituals and remedies offered by Planet Ayurveda. These herbal formulations are 100% Ayurvedic and vegetarian even the capsules shells used are vegetarian.

Dr. Vikram Chauhan

DR. Vikram Chauhan, MD - AYURVEDA is an expert ayurvedic doctor based in Chandigarh, India and doing his practice in Mohali, India. He is spreading the knowledge of Ayurveda - Ancient healing treatment, not only in India but also abroad. He is the CEO and Founder of Planet Ayurveda Products, Planet Ayurveda Clinic and Krishna Herbal Company. Write at - herbalremedies123@yahoo.com, Contact at - +91-172-521-4030 Websites - www.planetayurveda.com, www.alwaysayurveda.com

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