yoga poses (asanas) for weight loss

by sabitha 2014-04-25 17:00:28

1.Standing aasanas
1.Ardha Chandraasana
This pose is great to tone your buttocks, upper and inner thighs.If these are your problem areas, this is the pose for you. You will feel the strongest stretch along the side of your stomach and back.
Stand on your yoga mat with your feet together and hands by your side. Now extend your right leg forward and keep your left leg extended backwards. Now, gently bend your right knee so that you get into the lunge position. Twist your torso to face your bent right leg. Slightly turn your left foot
o perform this pose, stand straight. Raise your hands from the front to above your head as you inhale slowly. Then bend forward completely pushing your buttocks back till your palms touch the floor and your forehead touches your knees
Lie flat on the floor on your back with your feet flat on the floor. Place your arms by your side and bend your knees so that your feet are flat on the floor. Now, slowly raise your legs from the hips. Place your hands on your hips as you raise it and use them as support. Now slowly bend your legs at the hips and try to touch the floor behind your head with your toes and straighten your hands so they are flat on the floor
If you suffer from liver or spleen disorders, hypertension, have diarrhoea, are menstruating or have suffered a neck injury, avoid doing this pose.
Stand with your legs together. Now put most of your weight on one leg and a little weight on the other leg. Now raise the leg with the least weight such that your foot is facing inwards, towards your opposite knee. You can hold your ankle to help you pull up the leg. Place the heel of your foot on your inner thigh of the other leg, as close to the pelvis as possible

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