Tummy fat reduction Yoga

(November 10, 2010)

yoga postures that will increase my metabolic rate so i can reduce tummy fat.


Yoga is one of the most effective holistic disciplines for a better and healthier lifestyle. Although the discipline has been around for centuries, the benefits of the practice have only grown in popularity over the last few years. The many yoga asanas help tremendously in maintaining and increasing the efficiency of a number of muscle groups in the body as well as increasing other factors such as agility, durability, endurance and the readiness of the mind. Because of the fact that the world is becoming increasingly focused on ensuring that one looks aesthetically pleasing, it is easy to understand why some people would be interested in using yoga for tummy reduction. Yoga for tummy reduction is one of the most effective natural methods of weight loss and the fact that yoga helps substantially exercise the concerned muscle groups means that it will also ensure that the abdominal muscles are well toned and retain good shape. Yoga for tummy reduction is also highly recommended in such cases as post cesarean birth as it will help develop the abdominal muscles to a healthier state. However, when attempting to use yoga for abdominal reduction in conditions like these, it is highly recommended that you first consult your doctor to ensure that the muscles in the concerned area have had enough rest before you start in order to avoid any kind of damage.
Considering that a lot of the yoga for weight reduction poses can tend to be a little complicated, it is important to make sure that you perform the warm up exercises properly. This will help relax the muscles and tendons within the body - thereby also making the poses significantly more effective. The cobra pose is considered to be one of the most effective poses when it comes to yoga for belly reduction. All you need to do to perform this yoga for tummy reduction asanas is to lie flat on your stomach and lift your head along with your trunk and support the upper part of the body with your hands while inhaling rather deeply. Hold your breath for a few seconds before you exhale and then allow your body to relax. The free wind posture is another effective member of yoga for tummy reduction asanas and can be performed by lying flat on the ground and bending the right leg from the knee and bringing it towards your head. Proceed to hold this leg with your hands and lift the head and shoulders a little and retain this pose for some time while continuously inhaling and exhaling to allow for full effect on the body.

Submitted by A on November 10, 2010 at 05:56

The ancient practice of Yoga has been used for centuries, to improve a person’s overall health and sense of well being. In the recent years, this practice has gained immense popularity in Western countries like the United States and the United Kingdom. Different forms of yoga exercises are recommended for people of all ages, right from children to the elderly. One of the biggest advantages of yoga is that it can help you lose weight on various parts of the body and at the same time, it can help you tone up. Therefore, there are many weight loss and fitness centers that offer special yoga for weight loss classes, as an integral part of their weight loss programs. There are certain exercises and poses that can be regarded as yoga for tummy fat reduction, as they help in burning the fat that has accumulated in the abdominal area.

Yoga for tummy fat

Some of the most common exercises that can be regarded as yoga for flat belly are:

Bhujangasana (The Cobra Pose)

• Lie down on a flat surface, preferably on a yoga mat, while your forehead touches the ground
• Slide both your hands beneath your shoulder and raise your body from the shoulder, using your back muscles.
• Raise your head as high as possible, without feeling uncomfortable.
• You can keep your hands on the back of your hips or on the ground.

Pawanmukhtasana (The Wind Relieving Pose)

• Lie down on your back, preferably on a yoga mat
• Folding your left leg at the knees, use your left hand to bring the leg closer to your abdomen
• Raise your body and bend your neck, in order to touch your nose to your left knee
• Hold this position for about 20 seconds, while you breathe normally
•  Exhale while you return your left leg to its normal position
• Repeat the entire exercise with the right leg, using the right hand for help
• Continue practicing these exercises, till you complete 5 sets for each leg, one at a time.
• Finally, practice this pose, folding both your legs together and using them at the same time.

In order to make sure that the yoga for tummy fat exercises are effective, they need to be practiced everyday.

Certain light yoga for tummy tuck exercises are also recommended to patients who have recently undergone such a surgery. Yoga can help post surgery healing, if it is practiced after a suitable duration and subsequent to receiving a “go ahead” from the doctor. In any case, before practicing yoga to lose tummy fat, it is best to check with a doctor.

Submitted by A on September 21, 2010 at 05:33

Tummy fat reduction Yoga

You can increase your metabolic rate with the help of yoga exercise which will in turn help you to decrease your body fat and tone up your muscles. Focus to decrease your overall body weight, when you lose the overall fat you will notice that the fat around your tummy will also decrease. Besides the following yoga asana will also specifically help to lose your tummy fat and make it look slim –

  • Bhujangasan or cobra pose – lie on the floor or on yoga mat on your stomach with forehead touching the ground. Slide your hands under the shoulder. Raise your body from the shoulders with the help of your back muscles. Also raise your head as high as you can and you feel comfortable. You hands can remain on your back of your hips or on the ground.
  • Pawanmuktasan – this asana can particularly help you to reduce your tummy fat. To perform this asana lie on your back on the floor or on a yoga mat. Fold your left leg at the knee and with the help of your left hand bring the leg neat the abdomen. Raise your body and bend your neck to touch your nose to the left knee. Hold in this position breathing normally for 20 seconds. Exhale and place the left leg back to its normal position. Now fold the right leg at the knee and with the help of right hand place it on the abdomen. Raise body from shoulders and try to touch your nose to the knees. Again hold for 20 seconds breathing normally. Exhale and relax to normal position. Perform this pose using both the legs at a time 5 times each. Then fold both the legs together in the similar way and perform this pose. This pose when done regularly with cobra pose, bow pose and Paad-pashchimottanasan will help you to reduce your tummy fat considerably. 

Submitted by S M on June 18, 2008 at 07:34

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