How to lose weight doing yoga

Yoga Poses for Weight Loss

Being overweight poses a lot of health problems. Losing weight is another big issue, but there are specific yoga poses for weight loss than are very effective and may help you to lose weight without exerting your body.

Yoga is a powerful form of exercise. You need to be consistent and patient while practicing yoga poses for weight loss. You should being your yoga session under expert guidance to avoid injury or an adverse effect. 

THE 4 WEIGHT LOSS POSES

1. plough pose (Hala asana)

Hala Asana helps to improve flexibility of the spine and it reduces weight around the waist and abdomen. Lie down on your back. Inhale deeply and gradually lift your legs up to 30 degree, 60 degree and then 90 degree. Place your hands in lower back for support and take your legs over the head while lifting your back. Your shoulders should stay firmly on the ground. Your feet may touch the floor behind you. Breathe normally and stay in this pose for 30 second. Slowly come back to starting position. Be careful not to push yourself too hard, you may not be able to perform complete Hala Asana immediately.

 

2. Camel POSE (UStra ASANA)

Hala Asana helps to improve flexibility of the spine and it reduces weight around the waist and abdomen. Lie down on your back. Inhale deeply and gradually lift your legs up to 30 degree, 60 degree and then 90 degree. Place your hands in lower back for support and take your legs over the head while lifting your back. Your shoulders should stay firmly on the ground. Your feet may touch the floor behind you. Breathe normally and stay in this pose for 30 second. Slowly come back to starting position. Be careful not to push yourself too hard, you may not be able to perform complete Hala Asana immediately.

3.  Forward Fold Pose (paschimottan ASANA)

This yoga pose helps to strengthen the spine and lose weight. Sit down or stand with your legs stretched in front of you. Keep your shoulder, neck and head upright. Take a deep breath and raise your arms, slowly bend forward and bring your head to touch the knee. Hold your big tow with your index finder and thumb. Keep your knees straight. Hold the pose for 30 seconds in the beginning and gradually increase the holding time to 3 minutes. Exhale and slowly come back to starting position. Relax in Shava Asana for 1 minute.

4.  The boat POSE (nauka ASANA)

This yoga pose helps to strengthen the intestines, stimulates the digestive system and lose weight.  Lie down straight on your back. Place your hands on the thighs with palms facing downwards. Take a deep breath and lift your head, neck and shoulder. Lift your legs and hands. Your head, feet and hands should fall in straight line, focus your gaze on the toes. Hold the pose for 3-5  seconds and then come back to starting position. Repeat to complete 3-5 rounds.

 CAUTION

Maintain a gap of at least 1-2 hours after meals before doing  yoga.

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