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5 Yoga Exercises to Lose Weight

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5 Yoga Exercises to Lose Weight

 

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Today’s sedentary lifestyle and work do not let many of us live a healthy lifestyle. Junk food and stress-filled environment adds to our misery, resulting in a lot of flab around our belly and thighs. Yet, how many of us have the time or the energy to sweat it out in the gym after a long hectic office schedule? BoomNews brings some easy yoga exercises that you can do in your living room in minimal time. All you need are some comfortable clothes and a yoga mat and you are good to go.

So, start your holistic weight-loss journey today with the show Lose Weight In 4 weeks, anchored by yoga expert Shammi Gupta, brought to you by Home Yoga Channel in association with Ping Network.

 

Surya Namaskar
Surya Namaskar (Salutation to Sun God) is the surest exercise for a healthy body and a peaceful mind. Surya Namaskar is best done early morning on an empty stomach. Surya Namaskar is a set of 12 powerful yoga asanas (postures) that provide good cardiovascular workout. It is a full body workout that has a deep effect in detoxifying the internal organs through copious oxygenation and has a deep relaxing effect.
To do Surya Namaskar, watch the videos here:

 

 

Bhastrika
This yoga is all about inhaling and exhaling so that the body gets maximum amount of oxygen. There are seven variations to Bhastrika. Bhastrika pranayama helps to throw out toxins and cures illnesses of the respiratory track. It also boosts the supply of oxygen, purifies blood and helps increases warmth and prevents common cold.

 

To do this exercise click the link below

 

Purvottanasana
Purvottanasana (Upward Plank Pose) stretches the chest, shoulders and biceps, and is a good exercise to strengthen the wrists, arms and hamstrings. The best for weight loss, this pose can be therapeutic for fatigue and depression.
Check the video here:


Walking on the wall
If the name is scaring you away, let us assure you that this exercise is not as difficult as it sounds. All you need is little patience and some practice. Perform this exercise for four times, and hold the posture for ten seconds each time.
Watch how to do walking on the wall:


Utthita Trikonasana
In Sanskrit, “utthita” means extended, “trikona” means three angle or triangle, and “asana” means pose. This exercise is beneficial to strengthen the legs, feet and ankles. It also opens the chest and shoulders and aids in strengthening the back, neck and abdomen. Utthita Trikonasana is therapeutic for people suffering from stress, anxiety, infertility, flat feet, neck pain, osteoporosis, sciatica and symptoms of menopause.

 

To do Utthita Trikonasana

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