THE JOURNEY OF LOSING WEIGHT DOES NOT NECESSARILY BEGIN IN THE GYMS. IT BEGINS WHEN YOU DETERMINE, MEDITATE, BE PATIENT AND CHANGE YOUR LIFESTYLE………
Everybody wants to look perfect and fit. And this definition of looking perfect and fit begins with the perfect body shape and weight. Nobody likes to get the extra kilos as it makes the person look chubby and fatty. But what if someone gets that extra kilos? Clothes don’t fit, nothing suits, confidence shatters, and nothing looks good. Ultimately in some cases, it also leads to depression. Also, to shed these extra kilos, a person skips the food, rushes to the gyms, and starts consuming chemical products that deteriorate the health.
Especially in today’s time when everybody is locked at their homes due to the worsening situation of pandemic and following the protocols of work and learn from home. These lockdowns have increased weight gain issues as everything is being done just by relaxing and sitting in front of the laptops and PCs. Most of the people are facing the problem of gaining weight and are worried about their look. Yoga exercises can prove to be a great solution to this major issue. Some yoga exercises can help to lose weight without going anywhere.
IF YOU ARE IN THE SEARCH OF WAYS AND WANT TO LOSE WEIGHT, TRY OUT THESE YOGA EXERCISES AND LEAVE EVERYBODY NUMB WITH YOUR WEIGHT LOSS TRANSFORMATION!
So here are the best Yoga for losing weight
VIBHADRASANA (WARRIOR II POSE)
Virabhadrasana, the variation of warrior pose, helps to lose weight and helps flatten the abs. It is one of the effective yoga exercises to lose belly fat in the toning of the muscles. The method to perform this asana stretches the abdominal and stomach and helps achieve a better body shape and look. It also gives a good stretch to the ankles, legs, and shoulders.
HOW TO DO IT- Start with the extension of the legs so that it looks more straightened. Make sure that the knees do not bend. Gradually place the heel of the behind leg to the ground. Try to balance and hold the posture. Now try to twist your upper part of the body to appear like you are facing sideways. Now raise your hands on either side and maintain the same position. Now while staying in the same posture, take long, deep breaths and breathe out. This will help in increasing the flow of blood in the body. Also, remember that your palms should not be facing the sky it should be facing the ground (downwards).
KONASANA (ANGLE POSE)
This yoga exercise is easy to practice and, at the same time, is very effective in losing weight. It helps in stretching the body parts and tones the muscles, arms, and legs. It also helps in relieving back pain.
HOW TO DO IT- First of all, stand straight, maintaining the distance between the feet as much as there within the hips. Keep your arms alongside the body. Now start breathing in a while, raising the left hand upwards such that the fingers face the ceiling. Now gradually repeat the same procedure with the right hand and then join both of them. Now start bending towards the left from your torso, making sure that your body is straight and hands are joined. Now repeat the same process for the other side too.
BHUJANGASNA (COBRA POSE)
Bhujangasana or cobra pose is also one of the most effective yoga exercises to lose weight. At the same time, this yoga exercise is good for reproductive health and the heart. It helps in attaining a good body shape too.
HOW TO DO IT- Start this pose by lying down. Now place the hands on the ground such that the hands come directly under the shoulders. Don’t lift the body now. Only put your hands straight such that elbows stay straight and at the sides. Keep the body straight and, for a moment looking down on the ground. Anchor the pubic bone to the ground. Now breathe in and lift the chest off the floor. Ensure that the elbows do not move and stay fixed. Stay in the posture and look neutrally on the ground. Now while breathing out, take your neck backward such that your eyes face the sky. Continue doing the same.
TRIKONASANA (TRIANGLE POSE)
Trikonasana or triangle pose helps in losing the belly fat and helps build the muscles and improve digestion.
HOW TO DO IT- To begin with this pose, just keep your body and legs straight while standing. Now, keep your feet apart and the hands straight parallelly to the ground. Now slowly start bending towards the left so that the left hand can touch the left foot. After touching the left foot with the left hand:
- Take a break of 15 to 20 seconds and come back to the previous position.
- Repeat the same process of bending towards the right.
- Continue the exercise for some time.
BALASNA (CHILD POSE)
This asana is of great help when it comes to losing weight. It is easy to perform and does not require any extra effort and care.
HOW TO DO IT- To start this asana, sit down in the Vajrasana and make yourself comfortable. Now lower down your neck to look at the ground and rest your belly on your thighs. Now try to touch the ground with the head. Don’t panic and push yourself to touch the ground if you are a beginner and can’t do it.
PHALAKASANA (PLANK POSE)
Plank pose or Phalkasna is one of the most effective yoga exercises to lose weight and maintain perfect body shape and posture.
HOW TO DO IT- Just lie on the stomach and relax. Now gradually lift the body from the ground with the help of hands’ pressure. Ensure that the body stays straight and the shoulders right above the wrist. The pose will resemble the posture of push-ups. Also, make sure that the feet stand on toes. Stay in the posture for some time and then relax.
To shred the extra kilos from your body, do try out these yoga exercises as they will give a positive result. Also, make sure that you follow a healthy diet and avoid junk food to get more effective results.