Yoga Cobra Pose

Bhujangasana (cobra pose) gives an excellent result for those who want to lose weight and increase metabolism. This pose improves the function of the liver, kidney, pancreas and gall bladder. It cures insomnia (sleeping disorder), spine problems, indigestion and constipation naturally. Those suffering from liver disease, headache, poor blood circulation, can be cured with this asana.


Sanskrit: Bhujangasana
Type: Reclining
Level: Beginner

  • Place your palms flat on the ground directly under your shoulders. Bend your elbows straight back and hug them into your sides.
  • Pause for a moment looking straight down at your mat with your neck in a neutral position. Anchor your pubic bone to the floor.
  • Inhale to lift your chest off the floor. Roll your shoulders back and keep your low ribs on the floor.
  • Make sure your elbows continue hugging your sides. Don’t let them wing out to either side.
  • Keep your neck neutral. Don’t crank it up. Your gaze should stay on the floor.

Calories Burned in 15 minutes

  • Weight 100lb:75
  • Weight 120lb:90
  • Weight 125lb:94
  • Weight 150lb:113
  • Weight 175lb:131
  • Weight 200lb:150
  • Weight 250lb:188
  • Weight 300lb:225

  • Calories Burned in 40 minutes

  • Weight 100lb:200
  • Weight 120lb:240
  • Weight 125lb:250
  • Weight 150lb:300
  • Weight 175lb:350
  • Weight 200lb:400
  • Weight 250lb:500
  • Weight 300lb:600

  • Calories Burned in 45 minutes

  • Weight 100lb:225
  • Weight 120lb:270
  • Weight 125lb:281
  • Weight 150lb:338
  • Weight 175lb:394
  • Weight 200lb:450
  • Weight 250lb:563
  • Weight 300lb:675

  • Calories Burned in 1 hour 15 mins

  • Weight 100lb:375
  • Weight 120lb:450
  • Weight 125lb:469
  • Weight 150lb:563
  • Weight 175lb:656
  • Weight 200lb:750
  • Weight 250lb:938
  • Weight 300lb:1125

  • Calories Burned in 1 hour 30 mins

  • Weight 100lb:450
  • Weight 120lb:540
  • Weight 125lb:563
  • Weight 150lb:675
  • Weight 175lb:788
  • Weight 200lb:900
  • Weight 250lb:1125
  • Weight 300lb:1350

  • Calories Burned in 2 hours

  • Weight 100lb:600
  • Weight 120lb:720
  • Weight 125lb:750
  • Weight 150lb:900
  • Weight 175lb:1050
  • Weight 200lb:1200
  • Weight 250lb:1500
  • Weight 300lb:1800

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