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How to Lose Weight With Yoga?

How to Lose Weight With Yoga?

If burning fat or losing weight is your ultimate aim, it’s important that you form long-term wellness and health habits for yourself. Even if diets have their advantages, maintaining a healthy weight and reducing body fat requires regular exercise. If you’re searching for a low-impact exercise that can help you focus on your mental health in addition to helping you lose weight and gain more strength and flexibility, yoga is a great choice. It burns calories, much like other workouts, to help you lose weight. Yoga can help you burn up to 180–360 calories in an hour if you do it correctly, probably in weight loss yoga classes! Yoga accelerates the metabolism by stimulating the endocrine glands that regulate it, which is another scientific explanation for why it helps people lose weight.

Yoga Asanas to lose weight

There are many yoga asanas for different purposes and only a good and certified yoga instructor from yoga in Castle hill can teach you all asanas correctly. Below are some Yoga asanas which help with weight loss while effectively building strength and flexibility.

1. Chaturanga Dandasana or Four Limbed Staff Pose

Chaturanga Dandasana or Four Limbed Staff Pose

Benefits of Chaturanga Dandasana pose are:

  • strengthens the abs, wrists, and arms
  • enhances back muscles and is advantageous for people with back issues.
  • Enhances stability, balance, and flexibility
  • Makes your biceps and triceps stronger
  • Makes your wrist muscles stronger
  • Helps build the core while toning the abdominal muscles

2. Urdhva Mukha Svanasana or Upward Facing Dog Twist

Urdhva Mukha Svanasana or Upward Facing Dog Twist

Benefits of Urdhva Mukha Svanasana or Upward Facing Dog Twist are:

  • improves posture
  • strengthens your wrists, arms, and spine
  • aids in stretching the muscles in the shoulders, abdomen, lungs, and chest
  • expands the lungs’ ability to breathe

3. Kali Asana or Crow Pose

Kali Asana or Crow Pose

Benefits of Kali Asana or Crow Pose are:

  • Helps in opening your chest, legs, and hips
  • Strengthens your knees, abdomen, calves, and legs
  • Helps open up the groin muscles and stimulate the pelvic floor and uro-genital system.
  • Works your inner and outer thighs and aids in strengthening and stretching the shoulder joint

4. Utkatasana or Chair Pose

Utkatasana or Chair Pose

Benefits of Utkatasana or Chair Pose are:

  • enhances endurance and lung capacity
  • enhances the strength of your ankles, legs, shoulders, and arms
  • aids in strengthening the back and chest muscles
  • enhances and maintains the body’s balance, which leads to better posture

5. Dhanurasana or Bow Pose

Dhanurasana or Bow Pose

Benefits of Dhanurasana or Bow Pose are:

  • Stimulates the reproductive organs by stretching the abdomen and its organs.
  • Helps make the muscles in the neck, backbone, shoulders, groins, chest, and abdomen stronger and more flexible.
  • Helps you burn fat and lose weight, particularly around your abdomen; tones your arm and leg muscles
  • Enhances the functions of the kidneys, liver, digestive tract, and reproductive system by stimulating the nerves in the navel area.
  • Improves vascular circulation
  • Helps with rheumatism, gastrointestinal issues, and dyspepsia (obesity).

6. Trikonasana or Revolved Triangle Pose

Trikonasana or Revolved Triangle Pose

Benefits of Trikonasana or Revolved Triangle Pose are:

  • Helps in strengthening the lower body, especially the buttocks, thighs, and calves.
  • Stimulates our brain system and aids in the relief of acidity, gastritis, and indigestion.
  • Aids in maintaining the shoulders and spine’s alignment
  • Trikonasana in the triangle stance helps to release lower back tension while simultaneously engaging the core muscles.
  • It provides stability and equilibrium to our bodies.

7.Parsvakonasana or Extended Side Angle Pose

Parsvakonasana or Extended Side Angle Pose

Benefits of Parsvakonasana or Extended Side Angle Pose are:

  • stretches the muscles in your groin, hamstrings, and lats (latissimus dorsi, the back muscles that support your spine).
  • makes your ankles, knees, and legs stronger
  • helps to strengthen your pelvic floor and abdominal muscles
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