5 Simple Yoga Exercises to Reduce Belly Fat(Video)
5 Simple Yoga Poses to Reduce Belly Fat – Easiest way to get a flat stomach.
Pontoon posture (Naukasana)
Lay on your back with your legs straight out and your arms on each side of your body. Breathe in and raise your legs but keep them straight with your body (Don’t bend your knees). Now raise your legs as high as they can go. While in this position try to reach for your toes to make your body into a 45° angle. Try to stay in this position for 15 seconds. Repeat this exercise five more times and take a break after every repetition for 15 seconds.
Benefits – stimulates liver, kidney, ovaries and uterus, improves digestion, soothes headaches and anxiety, therapeutic for infertility and insomnia.
Wind Easing Posture (Pavanamukthasana)
Lie down on your back with your legs stretched out and arms at the side. Your feet should be stretched out with your heels touching one another. Then bend the knees and slowly bring them toward the chest. Use your thighs to put pressure on the abdominal area. Clasp your hands underneath the thighs to hold your knees properly. Stay in this position for 90 seconds. Repeat the exercise 5 more times with a break of 15 seconds between each turn.
Repeat the same for 3 sets.
Benefits – stretches legs and lower back, baances pH levels, and cures constipation Setu Bandha
Start by lying on your back. Exhale as you push off the floor with your feet.
Raise your body so that your buttocks and back are off the floor, but your neck remains down Push your hands down on the ground for additional support. Hold the position for as long as you can.
Benefits – stretches chest, neck and spine, rejuvenates tired legs, reduces anxiety fatigue insomnia, therapeutic for high blood pressure.
Bhujangasana (Cobra Pose)
Start by getting into a normal push-up position, but with your feet spread slightly wider than shoulder-width apart, and your hands shoulder-width apart. Raise your pelvis into the air, while keeping your arms, legs, and back straight. You should look like an upside-down ‘V’. This is your starting position, and it’s the position you’ll return to after each push-up. When coming down, point your elbows out to the sides while bringing your pelvis down into a normal push-up position. Now shift your weight to your arms and push your shoulders up while keeping your pelvis on the ground. Once your shoulders are all the way up, use your abs and glutes to bring your buttocks back into the air and return to the starting position. The exercise should be done smoothly and without delay between each part.
Benefits – helps relieve stress and fatigue, therapeutic for asthma
Balasana (Child’s pose)
This is an excellent pose for healing and relaxation. Grab a mat, kneel on it, your bottom should be resting on your heels. Lean forward and make sure that your legs support your chest. Place your forehead on the mat. Place your arms by the sides, with the palms facing up. Take a break and make sure to breathe deeply.
Benefits – gently stretches hips thighs and ankles, relaxes neck and shoulders, increases blood circulation to the head to relieves headaches.