Yoga Exercise For Weight Loss
The Best Way To Lose Weight

Are you looking for some specific yoga exercise for weight loss? Here are given some exercises which can ensure satisfactory weight loss. These exercises must be done in conjunction with various other asanas and pranayama for better results. Ensure you follow the principles of yoga diet.

 

Leg Cycling Pose

This is an effective yoga exercise for weight loss and ensures faster weight loss.

Preparation

Lie on your back on the floor and look upwards. Keep both the arms straight close to your body and palms touching the floor. Place feet close to your buttocks, heels and toes touching each other.

Steps

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  • Take deep breath and hold. Bend the knees. Bring left feet close to the buttock and right leg fully extended at an angle of 30 degree. Now bring right feet close to the buttock and left right leg fully extended at an angle of 30 degree in a circular manner. You will move both your legs as if you are doing cycling.
  • Carry on till you feel comfortable.
  • Take rest in shava asana. Repeat once or twice. Tip : Mentally keep a count on number of rotations of each leg to monitor your progress.

Leg Rotation Pose

This is another effective yoga exercise for weight loss.

Benefits

  • Ensures faster weight loss.
  • Reduces fat around the abdomen, thighs and buttocks.
  • Helps strengthen abdomen muscles.

Preparation

Lie on your back on the floor and look upwards. Keep both the arms straight close to your body and palms touching the floor. Legs should be straight with heels and toes touching each other.

Steps

Leg Cycling Single Leg Rotation

  • Lift your left leg and without bending, and rotate it in a circular fashion. Try to make a big circle without touching the ground. Keep the right leg straight on the floor without bending it. Rotate left leg clockwise 5 times.
  • Rotate left leg anti-clockwise 5 times. Take rest in shavasana.
  • Similarly, rotate right leg clockwise 5 times.
  • Rotate right leg anti-clockwise 5 times. Take rest in shavasana.
  • Now join both feet, heels and toes together. Keeping your legs and feet together rotate your legs clockwise 5 times and anti clockwise 5 times. Take rest in shavasana.

Both Leg Rotation Both Leg Rotation

Practice

You can start with 5 rotations. Take rest and repeat once initially. After 2 to 3 weeks of practice increase the number of rotations and try two to three repetitions. Whenever you feel tired take a few moments rest in shavasana.

Benefits

  • Ensures faster weight loss.
  • Reduces fat around the abdomen, thighs and buttocks.
  • Helps strengthen abdomen muscles.

Leg Rolling Pose

Preparation

 Lie on your back, hands by the side of the body. Place feet close to your buttocks.

Steps

Take deep breath and hold. Bend the knees. Bring both feet together, heels and toes together. Place your feet close to the buttock and then extend the leg fully at an angle of 45 degree. Again bring feet closer to the buttock moving the leg in such a fashion so as to make a circular motion of feet. This movement resembles as if you are cycling.

Practice

 Do it five times. Take rest. Then repeat the same exercise in opposite direction. Take rest whenever you feel tired. Caution People with hernia, heart trouble and back pain should not do this asana with both legs.

Benefits

  • It is ideal asana for fast weight loss, by 5 to 10 minutes of practice.
  • Shapes up the abdomen, activates intestines and cures constipation.

Sarp Asana For Weight Loss

Sarp asana is easy to do asana and suitable to be branded as effective yoga exercise for weight loss.

You have to remember that difference between normal workouts and yoga exercise for weight loss is that yoga exercises are carried out slowly, taking adequate rest whenever required. Yoga asanas are the best way to lose weight.

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