Often people like to go to the gym to lose weight, but do you know that you can also take the help of yoga to lose weight. Yes, regular yoga practice starts showing its effect in a few days.
Be it a relative’s wedding coming up or you need to focus on your fitness, we all take up the weight loss challenge at some point or the other. But most of us start running on the treadmill for this. Also, get your diet plan made. Then whether you can implement it or not. Consistency is very important in the weight loss journey, but why are people unable to do so? Reason – When your body is not used to a lot of physical activity, suddenly joining a gym and doing weight training can be overwhelming. So, in such a situation, you can take the help of yoga. Here we are going to tell about those yogasanas, which can help you achieve your weight loss challenge.
People may be less aware about it, but yoga is more effective in reducing weight than any exercise. At least 30 minutes of yoga activity every day is effective to keep you healthy and reduce your weight.
So let’s know some yoga exercises, which can help you lose weight fast (Yoga for Weight Loss).
1 Utkatasana (Chair pose)
Stand straight with your feet slightly apart from each other.
Without bending your elbows, extend your arms in front of you with your palms facing down.
Now bend your knees and push your pelvis down as if you are sitting on an imaginary chair.
Then move your hand upwards in such a way that your fingers point towards the ceiling.
Lengthen your spine, look ahead and try to relax in this position.
Wait for some time and in this position breathe and leave.
2 Trikonasana (Triangle Pose)
Stand straight on the ground and keep your feet at a distance of 2 feet.
While inhaling, raise both your hands to the sides to bring them in line with your shoulders.
Your hands should be parallel to the ground and your palms should be facing down.
Exhale, twist your torso to the right, then hinge from the hips to reach your right arm down and touch your right foot.
Raise the left hand towards the ceiling and look up.
Stay in this position for 10-20 seconds, then return to the starting point. Repeat the same on the other side as well.
3 Bhujangasana (Cobra Pose)
Lie down on your stomach and keep your feet close to each other and stretch your arms upwards.
Join both the legs and rest your forehead on the ground.
Bring your hands under your shoulders, keeping your elbows close to your body.
While inhaling, raise the upper half of your body.
Exhale and stay in this pose for some time.
4 Virabhadrasana (Warrior Pose)
Stand on the ground with your feet hip-width apart and your arms at your sides.
Exhale and take a big step to your right.
Turn your right toes out and bend your knees at a 90-degree angle.
Turn the left leg inward at 15 degrees. The heel of your left foot should be in the center of the right foot.
Raise both arms out to the sides to bring both of your arms up to shoulder level. Your palms should be facing upwards.
Take a few deep breaths in this position, then turn your head to your right and gently push your pelvis as low as possible.
Hold for a few seconds, then return to the starting position. Repeat the same on the other side as well.
5 Dhanurasana (Bow Pose)
Lie on your stomach with your feet hip-width apart and arms at your sides
Bend your knees upward and drive your heels toward your butt.
Hold the ankles of both the feet with your hands.
While inhaling, raise your chest and legs above the ground.
Keeping your face straight, stretch your legs as far as possible. Your body should be as tight as a bow.
Hold for 4-5 breaths, then return to starting position.