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5 Yoga Poses that Helps in Weight Loss

While we all know that yoga leads to weight loss, we are uncertain how to begin the regime. Which yoga poses to try so that our weight is controlled and cropped in a healthy manner. Of course, weight loss through yoga is time consuming and requires dedication. Attending a local yoga instructor is the best way to get results. Yet, considering your busy schedule if you are running out of time to spend so much on yoga, then here are five simple poses that you can practice at home and its sure to bring in a difference. The outcome of these yoga poses has been confirmed by young adults who had been suffering from weight issues for long.


The Half Moon Pose (Ardha Chandraasana)


In yoga, Ardha Chandraasana is a basic stretch pose that impacts your lower body specially the abdomen.

How to do:

Stand straight with your feet together side by side. Clasp your hands and raise them above your head, as high as you can. Keeping hands and feet together, now try bending side wise. Exhale when you are bending, and inhale back when you retain to the first standing posture. Ardha Chandraasana can be performed back side as well, where you bend your body to the back. However, do not do this moving your body forward as it can harm your stretch muscles. Do avoid this pose if you are having spine injury or digestive problems. Cobra Pose (Bhujangasana)


Integrally a part of Padma Sadhana and Surya Namaskar, this one resembles the pose of a hood raised snake or cobra. Bhujangasana impacts the toning of your abdomen, improving blood circulation and reduces stress.

How to do:

To do Bhujangasana, you should lie flat on your tummy on the floor with legs together. Keep your hands along the sides and your chin should touch the floor. Now when the movement starts, you should bring your arms forward straight way and also pull up the upper part of your body till you can. Put pressure on your hands and keep moving upward keeping your novel in direct contact with the floor. Go back to the first position from here and repeat. This one is very tiring and you should do till your body permits. Tree pose (Vrksasana)

This balancing act yields results to your arms and thighs, if practiced over a long period of time. It might sound simple to do but to continue this for a long time is the challenge.

How to do:

Stand straight and put your entire balance on one of the legs, which you you feel is comfortable. Now life the other leg, bend it in a manner that you place its foot on the opposite inner thigh as close to the pelvis possible. Initially you might trip and fall to do this, but try holding your balance for longer span of time. Do not take support of another person, chair or furniture to do this yoga pose as it decreases its impact. Forward bending pose (Uttanasana)


When it comes to weight loss, for both men and women the tummy or the abdomen is a major concern. If you along practice the Uttanasana for a considerable span of time, you will find a noticeable change on your bulge. How to do: Stand straight with your feet close and legs aligned to each other. Now put your hands on your waist and start bending forward. As you half bend, move your palm to touch the ground. Finally both your head and hand should be downward. The ultimate of Uttanasana is when palms touch the ground and head is as down as possible. However, beginners take a lot of time to achieve this. A yoga mat is a must to practice Uttanasana. Butterfly pose (Titali asana)


Titali asana is easy to do and is directly related to ones digestive system. It also helps in strengthening the back of your body, How to do: To do titali asana, you have to first sit straight on your spine. Now, bend the legs in a way that soul of your feet face each other. Put your feet close to your pelvis, for faster results. Now, use your hands to hold each of the feet and move your thighs fast, in up-down motion. This exactly resembles a butterfly and should be continued for good results. Flexibility for titali asana improves over time.  
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