Yoga Poses for Weight Loss

Yoga has been an ancient tradition of Indian culture. People have been practicing Yoga since ages when Rishi Muni used to perform it. Though Yoga is considered only for poses it has many other benefits and points to be considered. The benefits of Yoga are not only limited to the physical body but also at the mental and spiritual state too. Yoga can help in reducing weight naturally. If you are a beginner in yoga, then you can perform the following poses to reduce weight:-


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One of the great Yoga poses for the complete body is Surya Namaskar. You should try to do this early in the morning for the maximum benefits. This covers almost all the poses of yoga. To begin with, you would need to stand straight on the mat and join hands like the prayer position. Next is the raised arm pose, lift your arms up and back, stretch as much as you can, then bend forward to touch your feet while standing, which is standing forward bend. Now while breathing in, you need to push your right leg back, as far back as possible. Now keep the right knee to the floor and lookup. You should now take the left leg back and bring the whole body in a straight line. Slowly you need to bring your knees down to the floor and exhale. Push your hips back slightly, slide forward, rest your chest and chin on the floor. Raise your posterior a little bit. Then form the cobra pose and slowly return to the same position by repeating the poses.

Tree Pose

The most straightforward pose in yoga with many benefits. You would need to stand straight with your feet and hands joint to the body. Bend your left knee and place it on your right thigh and now stretch your arms overhead, forming a post that looks like a tree. You need to join your palms together to create a Namaste position over your head. This pose gives strength to muscles of arms and legs; it also reduces the belly fat and
thigh fat.

Bal pose

It helps in reducing weight quickly. One of the most straightforward yoga practice that beginners can do easily. Which helps in relieving fatigue and also beneficial to the spine. It is suitable for stimulating digestion and elimination. To perform this pose, you would need to sit on your heels on a yoga mat; you may keep your knees together or apart and slowly bend forward till your forehead touches your knees or floor. You should keep your arms alongside the body and make sure palms are facing up. Hold in this position for 45 seconds or more and slowly come back.

Pawanmukt PoseĀ 

This asana is very easy for the digestive system. The pose is beneficial to the stomach, waist, and legs. Food is digested quickly, and fat is reduced from belly, hips. For this posture, lie down and press the right leg on the abdomen, lift the neck and apply the head with the knee and take the breaths in. Then, while exhaling, straighten the leg and head. Then put both knees on the stomach and press the head from the knee.

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