When it comes to positive mental health habits most medical professionals agree that yoga is one of the best ways of slowing down the mind to combat anxiety, depression and catastrophizing. But along with the mental health benefits, the practice of yoga is also good for the body – increasing flexibility and strengthening muscles and joints. Recently, Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) posted stunning pictures of soldiers practicing yoga in higher altitudes. The personnel are bare-bodied while performing yoga, despite the freezing temperatures. Social-media users has been buzzing with compliments for the personnel from praising their amazing fitness level to saluting their sacrifice and dedication for the nation. Photographed against the picturesque Himalayan ranges, the breath-taking photos are a fine example of their strength and fitness levels. These photos of the personnel, who are also popularly known as Himveers, are breaking the internet.
Check out the amazing pictures below:
And Tweeple couldn’t stop talking about the gallant soldiers.
In 2016 summer, on International Yoga Day, the border guarding personnel performed yoga at 14,200 feet in Ladakh.
On this Republic Day, the Himveers hoisted the national flag in the Himalayas, take a look:
Indo-Tibetan Border Police also known as ITBP is one of the five Central Armed Police Forces of India, raised on 24 October 1962, under the CRPF Act, in the wake of the Sino-Indian War of 1962. The ITBP was intended for deployment along India’s border with China’s Tibet Autonomous Region.