Remember how yoga can make you feel like a master of the ‘peace valley’ even in your most stressful days? Well, more good news for you! You can now use yoga to lose weight in 10 days!
Yes, you heard it right. We all know that yoga practice can calm your mind and build body awareness. But a lesser-known fact is that you can use yoga to lose weight and to keep your body fit. And the best thing about yoga is that it has no evil side effects like other weight loss methods. With yoga, you can calm your mind and lose weight at the same time. In this article, we have hand-picked the best yoga exercises to reduce your belly fat and to shred the extra pounds.
1. The Warrior pose (Virabhadrasana)
The warrior pose tones your legs, arms, and lower back to make you a powerful warrior. It also builds stamina which further aids in doing strenuous yoga to lose weight. To get the most out of the posture, try to bend your front knee so your thigh is parallel to the floor. The longer you can hold this position, the tighter your quads will get.
Difficulty of the Warrior pose: Very easy.
Benefits of practising the Warrior pose: Builds stamina, improves circulation, respiration, burns fat.
2. The triangle pose (Trikonasana)
The triangle pose is an instant belly fat burner. The twisting motion of trikonasana helps to improve digestion and reduce the fat deposits in your belly. It is a yoga pose that engages the muscles of the legs, arms, and belly at the same time. This way, you can lose belly weight while strengthening your legs and arms.
Difficulty of the triangle pose: Medium.
Benefits of practising the triangle pose: Strengthens muscles, improves metabolism, relieves stress.
3. The Downward Dog pose (Adho Mukha Svanasana)
Longing for the perfect summer body? Then Downward dog it. The Downward dog pose tones your total body to help you lose weight. This asana goes from a resting pose to a radical way to strengthen your arms, back, and thighs. This twisty, bendy asana will give you the perfect summer body.
Difficulty of the Downward Dog pose: Easy.
Benefits of practising the Downward Dog pose: Calms mind, energizes the body, burns fat.
4. The Bridge pose (Setu bandha Sarvangasana)
The bridge pose is not only a great pose to lose weight but also to improve your metabolism. Pressing down your feet and head while lifting your body makes your chin gently massage your thyroid gland which produces metabolism-regulating hormones. And remember, Fast metabolism = Less fat!
Difficulty of the Bridge pose: Medium.
Benefits of practising the Bridge pose: Rejuvenates tired body, strengthens the body, improves metabolism.
These are some of the best yoga poses to reduce belly fat. Do these exercises regularly in the early morning and in the evening and see your excess fat go away in just 10 days!
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