Best yoga postures for weight loss

In the today’s fast and endless running life, the diet of ordinary being is enough to grow his tummy out of his shirt, and make him feel 5-6 years older than real age. According to internet sources, more than 10 million cases are seen every year of obese peoples, which is quite a health siren for us.

Here we are going to view some yoga postures which can help you to gain a slim and less fat body. However, I must advise that these postures may or may not be friendly for everybody. Therefore, take a caution and perform these under the supervision and after doing the basic ones.

Lion Pose (Simhasana)

If the double chin is spreading over your neck like a car tire, lion pose is the killing blow on that. It helps you to have a healthy spine and let vanish that extra meat from your body.

Lion Pose (Simhasana)
Lion Pose (Simhasana)

First, sit in the Lotus position, and then slowly move forward, place your hands on the floor. Bend your legs and knee in opposite direction while remaining in the lotus position. This way your upper body position can be viewed as Cobra position, and lower body is upside down of lotus posture. Now Pull out the tongue and make the sound of “HAA”. Do this process for about 2-3 min. After that come to the original lotus position slowly and then feel relaxed.

Chair Pose (Utkatasana)

Chair posture reduces thigh and lower body portion fat, and it also strengthens the muscles of this portion. You may feel pain and ache in your legs for some days so in starting to try to do it for 1-1.5 min. After some time trying to increment in time.

Chair Pose (Utkatasana)

First Stand up straight and then move your hands towards the roof. Then slowly bend your knees and then stop in half. Your Lower body portion will look like a left angle bracket (<). Remain in this position for some time and then come back to original standing position.

Cobbler Pose (Baddha Konasana)

Cobbler pose is the easiest one and long-lasting yoga position on our list. It treats depression and anxiety and stretches thighs, legs, and knees.

Cobbler Pose (Baddha Konasana)

 

At first, you will not able to let your legs near to your back-ends so try in few days to let it close to your buttock. Sit on the mattress while your legs in a straight direction, now bend the legs towards the back end so that both legs heel will join together. Now Press the feet with your hands for some time.

Downward Dog Pose (Adho Mukha Svanasana)

Downward dog is the brilliant way to reduce the fat on the hands and legs. Due to its situation, it increases the power of the arms and foots. This position helps in back pain but for the beginners and those who have the recent back the injury should take a precaution.

Downward Dog Pose (Adho Mukha Svanasana)

 

Lie on the mattress on your stomach. Place your hands ahead in the direction of your head. Now Move your hands and legs toward each other and simultaneously pull your buttock in an upward direction. Your body will look like a triangle. Remain for about 1-2 min. in this position. If you feel that opposite of your knees or palms is aching, then moving them a little bit will reduce that.

Plow Pose (Halasana)

This pose got its name to the shape of the old Indian plow; similarly the performer of this pose seems to look like a plow. This posture correct metabolism and a good shape to your spine.

Plow Pose (Halasana)

 

Lie down on the mattress on your back. Place your hands on the floor in the straight direction. Now pull slowly your legs to the upper direction and then take your feet over the head and place it above your head. Remain in for some time and then slowly came back in your original position.

Basic yoga poses for beginners

Although yoga is a beneficiary practice for all ages groups still it isn’t so easy to perform each one of them. It is commonly seen that many online magazine and journal says that many postures are very easy for newbie’s but they only lead the beginner ones in the leg locked funny and painful experience. There is a must for some beginner yoga poses you must do before reaching the next level. And here are some easy and base building yoga postures for newcomers.

Half Lotus Position (Padmasana)

Half Lotus Position is the startup for the Lotus position. As If you may have thought for once that you can also perform it easily, but a wrong practice will only ache your legs badly. Half lotus position will help you to make your body comfortable for the Lotus position.

First of all, sit on the mat while stretching your legs in the straight direction and spine remains the same, now close your left knee and place your left foot on the right lap.

Half Lotus Position (Padmasana)

 

And close your right leg and fold it below the left lap. Now stretch again the closed knee to the original position. After performing this, do the same thing with right knee and place your right foot on the left lap and place the left leg on the right lap. Maintain the breath continuously during the pose.

Mountain Pose (Samasthiti)

It is the best posture for the teen kids for the height growth. It is one of the base postures which will help you to master your body to perform other Yoga’s standing difficult positions.

Stand up straight on your mattress. Now Move your Hands up in the air and straight in the direction of the sky.  Stay in this position for 3-5 min. Then slowly lower down your hand and relax.

Mountain Pose, Tadasana (Samasthiti)

If you have a headache and lack of sleep problems, then you must avoid this asana. If you are also a low blood pressure patient, then it is not advice able to perform it. Perform this posture with an empty stomach.

Table Pose (Bharmanasana)

Ancient Yogic text describes this simple position as helpful in stimulating vishudhakya (throat) chakra (one of the seven energy chakras). So the practitioner is said to strengthen his communication skill and expression power by this position. It also is helpful in boosting the sense of balance and energizes the mind.

Table Pose (Bharmanasana)

 

Place yourself in a position same like an animal stands like a bull or cow. Place your fingers facing forward and your knees and hips apart. Look down between the palms and allow the back to be flat. Now you may look alike a table. Feel relax and remains in this position while holding your breaths for 1-3 min. If you had faced recently or chronic injury to the waist or knees, then avoid table position till you recover properly.

Cobra Pose (Bhujangasana)

Cobra posture signifies the characteristic of the cobra snake. This posture increases body heat and kill diseases. It also stretches the chest; strengthen the spine, shoulder, abdomen, and buttocks. As per for beginner, it may not be easy to hold for 2-3 min, So in starting you can do it for 1-1.5 min.

Cobra Pose (Bhujangasana)

Lie with your body on your stomach. Move your palms to the chest and pull your upper portion of the body in the roof direction. Meanwhile stretch your palm a little also. Remain in this position for some time and then come back to your original position.

This posture brings pain to the neck and lower back. So to avoid this, gaze toward the floor and focus to move the shoulder area and back.

Tree Pose (Vriksasana)

This posture strengthens thighs, calves, ankles, and spines. Due to practitioner’s standing on one leg for some time, it also improves the balance.

Tree Pose (Vriksasana)

 

Stand straight on your feet and then slowly move your any leg and place that leg’s foot on another leg’s thigh. Now slowly move your hands in the upper direction and join them together. Remain in this position for 1-2 min.

Corpse Pose (Shavasana)

However I somewhere doubt that a simple thing like lying on your shoulder doing nothing can be a yoga posture or not? But trust me, friends, this simple posture is the dessert after the main course.

Corpse Pose (Shavasana)

Lie down on your shoulder and calm down your body. Close your eyes and take the breath in and out.