Have you decided to lose weight and want to try yoga to lose weight? Practicing yoga to practice relieves back pain, and increases flexibility.
Firstly, performing flow like yoga movements is known as vinyasa provides a full-body workout. Secondly, yoga provides a full-body workout by incorporating weight loss asanas. Thirdly, regular yoga practice can increase the effect of weight loss and increase one’s mindfulness.
Does Yoga Burn More Calories?
When compared to performing high-intensity workouts, it burns only a few calories. Practicing this can increase one’s mindfulness and makes one aware of their surroundings. Moreover, yoga asanas if practiced regularly can tone and strengthen your muscles. You can start your weight loss journey through yoga by incorporating a routine at least 4 to 5 times a week.
In this article, we will see weight loss yoga workout to help you lose weight. For instance, bending, moving and stretch your body to melt the fat away.
Yoga Sun Salutation
Sun salutation is a perfect way to stretch and warm-up your muscles. Follow the following steps to perform the sun salutation yoga workout.
Stand with your feet together firmly planted on the ground. Inhale and exhale gently, bring the palms together to the center of your chest.
While breathing in, lift your arms up, lean back with your outstretched arms.
Exhale gently and bend forward from the waist. Bend down and exhale completely while bringing your hands to the floor.
Now breathe in, push your right leg back to the extreme back, bring your right knee to the floor and look up to the floor.
Breathe in and bring your left leg back and align your whole body in a straight line.
Gently bring your knees to the floor and gently exhale. Lift your back slightly and move forward and rest your torso on the floor.
Gently slide forward and raise your chin up to the floor to mimic the cobra pose. Keep your elbows bent and lift your face towards the ceiling.
Again breathe out, lift your hips and your body to form an inverted ‘V’ position. Breathe in, bring your right foot forward and your left knee towards the floor.
Finally, breathe in and pull your belly towards the spine. Bring your hands up and bend backward. Push your hips and come back to the standing position.
A perfect asana for strengthening your abdominal muscles. Firstly, stand in an upright position with your feet shoulder-width apart. Secondly, bend towards your left and try to touch your left foot with your left hand. Hold this position for a few seconds. Thirdly, bend towards your right and try to touch your right foot with your right hand.
Firstly, lie flatly on the ground and place your hands on the sides of the body. Secondly, slowly lift your torso and your legs simultaneously to form a ‘V’ shape. Thirdly, keep your hands outstretched and upright, keep it parallel to the ground. Finally, hold the position for 20 to 30 seconds and repeat again.