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Yoga and Weight Loss

Yoga and Weight Loss

Yoga is very effective for losing weight as well as maintaining right weight. Read on to find the benefits of choosing yoga for weight loss regimen. You will also find information on top 10 yoga postures which are beneficial for losing weight quickly.

Weight gain is one of the biggest problems people are facing these days. Plenty of trial and error methods are being used to lose those extra kilograms but most of them are in vain. People have forgotten the age old formula of staying fit and keeping away the fat getting rid of the flabbiness. Some people are skeptical. They want to know is yoga that effective or not on fat deposits. Well, the answer is yes and you will come to know how here.

Yoga is a key to healthy life and helps lose weight without side effects. Above all it is a natural way of losing fat and you do not even have to go on crash diet or go through muscle cramps or pulls that is felt when you will join a gym for weight loss. The best thing is that it can be done by anyone regardless of age, gender and location. You do not need heavy and expensive equipments to perform yoga. 

Reasons to Choose Yoga for Weight Loss

Have a quick look at the benefits of practicing yoga for weight loss.

Improves Overall Health: Yoga helps condition the internal system and organs as well. You get rid of the excess fat and at the same time have improvements internally that helps boost your metabolism and immune system also. Along with losing weight you will find that you are becoming fit and healthy as well.

No Side Effects:  If you have tried weight loss pills, crash diets or other programs, you must have seen that they have one or more side effects on your health. However, if you choose yoga for weight loss, you will find no side effects.

Permanent Weight Loss: The best thing that you will find in choosing yoga for weight loss is that you will never gain those kilograms that you have lost. You simply have to be regular and consistent in doing the yoga asanas.

No Investment Required: You do not have to spend any money on this form of weight loss. If you are new, you can simply watch video or take training from a yoga guru.

Intense Exercise not Necessary:  You can lose weight with the help of some simple yoga asanas and pranayamas that are breathing exercises. You do not have to undergo any extreme or vigorous exercise training.

Top 10 Yoga Postures for Weight Loss

  1. Bhujanga Asana
  2. Single leg rotation or Chakra Padasana
  3. Pashcimottasana
  4. Uttanasana
  5. Adho Mukha Svanasana
  6. Virbhadrasana
  7. Trikonasana
  8. Vrkasana
  9. Ardha Matsyendrasana
  10. Savasana 

There are many yoga centers that can teach you the right way of doing these asanas. When you start doing yoga poses you need to learn the right way of performing because the time and way of breathing is very important in each and every yoga posture. In addition to yoga asanas suryanamaskar is extremely effective in losing weight. Pranayamas also have positive effect and helps one maintain overall health and at the same time lose weight also.

Yoga adds up energy, strength and flexibility to the body and at the same time helps in healing of different health ailments also. Along with weight loss you will get manifold benefits of yoga on your health in general. Along with physical benefits you get the emotional advantage also as yoga helps keep stress under control and improves concentration and awareness. 

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Do you want to lose weight? Do you practice yoga for losing weight? Which are the top 10 yoga postures for losing weight quickly?
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Yoga is very important for weight loss. There are many exercise in yoga by which you lose your weight.....
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U have a point that weight is going to reduce and everything, but if we leave practicing yoga because of time issue and all, weight doubles......
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Mohan Mohan
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