If it is a good night’s sleep you are after, the urge to use the washroom can be your worst nightmare. Millions of people around the world wake up at night to use the bathroom. If you are one of them, tune is to find out if an exercise can come to your rescue.
The Cat Cow Pose is a simple, yet effective, yoga pose that offers a variety of benefits. This pose stretches the back and neck, strengthens the spine. It improves flexibility in the pelvis and trunk. Additionally, the Cat Cow Pose can help to relieve tension headaches and fatigue.
Millions of people around the world suffer from urinary incontinence. In medical terms it is known as nocturia (waking up at night to urinate). The Cat Cow Pose can be particularly beneficial. It helps to tone the muscles of the pelvic floor.
Doing a Cat Cow pose is simple. Begin in a tabletop position with your hands and knees on the ground. Align your wrists directly below your shoulders and your knees below your hips. As you inhale, drop your belly toward the ground and lift your gaze skyward. Let your head fall back naturally. This is theCow Pose.
On the exhale, arch your back like an angry cat, tucking your chin toward your chest and rounding your spine. Inhale again as you return to Cow Pose. Repeat this sequence 10-15 times, moving slowly and smoothly with each breath.
The Cat Cow Pose is a great way to stretch and strengthen the muscles of the back, neck, and pelvis. This pose can also help to relieve tension headaches, fatigue, and mild back pain.
I have been doing this for a couple of years. In my case it was for a stronger back. I have had back related issues all my life. Until I reduced my weight, started exercising and weight training.