Yoga

Ancient Indian workouts for effective weight loss

Obesity has been one of the growing health concerns today. Working for hours in gym and dropping sweat is not just enough for effective lose weight. Most of the people work out regularly but not able to see the targeted results. Consuming junk or unhealthy food can ruin your health and cause harm to your body. In such case, some regular workouts, healthy diets and exercises can help you lose your weight. This enhances your body’s metabolic rate, accelerates energy flow, and decrease the level of cholesterol in the body. This helps in achieving healthy lifestyle change. Following some effective diet plans can help in losing weight, and lead a comfortable life.

According to ancient research and methodologies, there are several ways to lose weight effectively. Without any confusion, the world prefers ancient yoga as traditional method of exercise. But, have you even wondered that Yoga and associated exercises can help you to lose weight?

Yoga

yoga_ladiesYoga is an ancient Indian system of aerobic exercise that stands for spirituality. It is mainly based on the principle of ‘sound mind in sound body’. In fact, yoga includes all the practices that benefit your overall mind and body. It has a number of physical and mental benefits in humans with spiritual beliefs. It is regarded as the best exercise and practiced by the people of all ages. This can be equally beneficial for adults, teenagers and older persons. It can also benefit athletes and pregnant women. It is mainly associated with obesity, and considered the best way to keep your body fit and get desired result. Yoga is more beneficial than strength training and gyms.

When it comes to effectiveness, various recent researches show that it is highly effective towards weight loss. This enhances the rate of metabolism and lowers the level of cholesterol present in the body. It enhances your overall health and keep you mentally fit. It alters your physical and mental capabilities for long-term health. In fact, the merits of yoga is countless.

Some of the top Yoga poses include:

  1. Half Crescent Moon Pose (Ardha Chandrasana)
  2. Suryanamaskar
  3. Chair Pose (Utkatasana)
  4. Wind Relieving Pose (Pawanmuktasana)
  5. Plank Pose
  6. Cobra Pose ( Bhujangasana)
  7. Bow Pose (Dhanurasana)
  8. Tree Pose (Vrksasana)

Benefits of Yoga

a)      Effective weight loss

b)      Relief from stress

c)       Overall fitness

d)      Mental peace

e)      Enhanced immunity power

f)       Increased energy

g)      Flexibility and posture

h)     Maintains blood pressure

i)       Improves sleep

j)       Enhance memory

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