Are you struggling to lose weight? And if even thinking of rigorous exercise and crash diet gives you chill. We have something for you to meet your weight loss goals in Just 7 Days. Yes, you heard that right! And all this with just a few simple and easy yoga poses that you will need to practice for only 30 minutes a day. Yoga Asanas for Weight Loss is a healthy way to lose weight and can be practiced by any age group. In addition, no equipment, diet pills or diet plan is needed along with to lose weight effectively.
7 Easy Yoga Poses For Weight Loss In Just 7 Days!
Day 1 Yoga Pose for Weight Loss (Swaying Tree Pose)
This yoga pose is also called as Tiryaka Tadasana. Do this gently that helps in muscle stretching of your entire body. Practice this on regular basis to reach lower on each side. [READ: 10 Juices To Lose Your Weight In A Healthy Way]
The lower you go is the sign of how much weight you have lost. This yoga pose changes ‘fat cell memory’ initially and helps in loosening fat around your waist, above chest and abdomen. Therefore this is also considered a best stretching practice to start a yoga fitness session. Start doing this slowly, initially and repeat 2-3 times.
Day 2 Yoga Pose for Weight Loss (Angular Pose)
You have already prepared your waist and back with the first yoga asana for weight loss. And now is the turn to squeeze out the extra body fat with the help of the angle pose/Konasana. This yoga posture gives three movements: twisting, forward bending, & abdominal compression. This asana is also considered best for hands, back, belly fat and core. You need to practice this without bending the knees, which gives more pressure on your hamstrings to make them stronger. It is a very simple yoga for weight loss for beginners and will even benefit the advanced yoga practitioners. Make sure to perform this slowly initially to avoid any hamstring pull.
Day 3 Yoga Pose for Weight Loss (Dynamic Squatting Pose)
The first two asanas will help your body moving & start to work by loosening the body fat. Druta Utkatasana also known as Dynamic Squatting Pose is a bit intense and focuses on the cardiovascular movement. This increases the heart rate and leaves you feeling like some strength training. Your entire body is getting worked out with this and thus initially may leave your feeling strained. This provides the maximum workout to the lower back, legs, core muscles, & arms. This yoga also helps in eliminating body toxins.
Day 4 Yoga Pose for Weight Loss (Warrior Series)
This combines there postures and is known as Virbhadrasana. This asana can be a bit taxing initially, especially on the thighs, chest, arms, and back area. You will need to Practice all the 3 variations three times each to reach 9 rounds. Begin with just one round and increase gradually over time. And each time you try to make sure to stay in every pose for even a longer duration. Initially, you can Start with just 10 seconds & increase it to even 30 seconds. After the first 4 asanas, you can sit down & relax and drink few small sips of water.
Experts depict that this asana is a revitalizing pose that assists to build stamina while stretching all the muscles below your hips. So, all you need to get your weight loss planner and stick with this pose to get rid of excess flab. Also, this yoga asana will help you to stimulate the abdominal organs and improves digestion. But, remember that you should have to avoid this asana if you have chronic knee pain, arthritis, diarrhea, or high blood pressure. If you are on the weight loss journey, then you also should have an idea about your calorie intake, try this weight loss calculator to know how much calories you have to consume to reach your healthy weight loss goals corresponding to your weight loss chart.
Day 5 Yoga Pose for Weight Loss (Working the Grinding Mill)
Till now we learned all were standing yoga asanas, while this is a seated one known as Chakki Chalasana. It is known to be the best weight loss yoga exercise. You will need to practice this carefully and slowly as it can be bit tiring. Take care of not slouching or curving your back to avoid any back problems. Initially, you can Start with just 5 rotations on each side and repeat it 3 times. Slowly increase to 20 rotations on each side for about 7-8 times. Chakki Chalasana is a good fat burning yoga to target stubborn fat on your body areas like hips, stomach, thighs, and waist.
Day 6 Yoga Pose for Weight Loss (Rotating Legs Pose)
This is also known as Padachakrasana. Raise your knees and legs without bending the knees only until you are comfortable. This pose gives a lot of pressure on the thighs muscle, core, lower back, hamstrings, abdominal muscles, & hips. Start very slowly initially and don’t forget to be cautious. Also, make sure not to raise the head or balance the body weight on the shoulders. [READ: For How Long Should You Wear A Posture Corrector? ]
Day 7 Yoga Pose for Weight Loss (Conscious Relaxation)
Conscious Relaxation is an intense session that needs to be done for about 15-20 minutes. You can also start doing it for a longer duration after more reps. beware of injury and thus you need to increase it very gradually in the weight loss yoga routine. Now relax completely consciously relax letting your body work on its own. You can also relax with Savasana/corpse pose for minimum of 10 minutes. [READ: Diet After Bariatric Surgery]
These 7 step weight loss yoga program will also help you become stronger & heal any ailments like pains and aches. Slowly you will also observe your shooting energy levels throughout the day. This also changes the body metabolism in just 90 days helping one to burn more fat. Just be focused!
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Disclaimer: Patients with high blood pressure, chronic illnesses, diabetes, heart ailments, orthopedic problems, & expectant mothers must not perform this program. Before starting any weight loss yoga program always consult your general physician.