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Top 6 Beginners Yoga Poses For Weight Loss

By Rojer @healthxwellness

Yoga is an excellent technique to relax the body and raise flexibility. It’s also great for toning muscles, and increasing strength and balance. If you’re looking for some beginner information about yoga poses for weight loss, this blog will give you five basic positions and best positions for weight loss. Beginners of yoga poses should use a yoga mat or carpeted area for their poses.

Many beginners in yoga classes are there to lose weight. If you are hoping to find a regimen that will not only help you reach your weight loss goals, but will also help you make peace with your body and find balance in your daily life, I believe yoga poses is the perfect place for you to begin your weight loss. Many of my clients who have gained unwanted weight created a subconscious disconnect to their physical body they purposely avoided looking at their bodies because they were disappointed in their appearance.

Beginners Yoga Poses For Weight Loss

Beginners Yoga Poses For Weight Loss

Best Yoga Poses For Weight Loss

Bridge Pose

This gentle backbend helps to release tension from the front side of the body, moves the head above the heart for a mild inversion which relaxes the arasympathetic nervous system and improves digestion. Lay on your back with knees bent, feet on the floor, with the distance of about 5 inches between your feet and your knees.Lift your hips up to the sky leaving weight in your feet and shoulders to support you. Press your chest toward your chin to open your upper back and breathe calmly. Hold for 30 seconds then slowly release your back down to the floor.

Mountain Pose

This is a bit like the standing version of corpse pose. Stand with your feet hip distance apart, with a straight spine, and your hands by your side facing forward. Breathe. I like to try lifting my toes up in this yoga pose and trying to put each toe down separately it really helps you find the four corners of your feet.

Chair Pose

Chair pose makes you fire up all of your leg and gluteal muscles as well as open tight shoulders. Stand with your feet together and arms at your side. Bend your knees like you are sitting down as if there were a chair behind you (not a tall barstool!) Gently hug the inner thighs together and reach your arms up holding your biceps close to your ears. Hold this yoga pose for 30 seconds to 1 minute.

Pigeon Pose

Pigeon Pose Start in a push-up position, your palms under your shoulders. Place your left knee on the floor near your shoulders with your left heel by your right hip. Press your hands to the floor and sit back with your chest lifted. You can also lower your chest closer to the floor for a stretch.

Pigeon Pose

Pigeon Pose

Crow Pose

Get into downward facing dog position. Then walk your feet forward until your knees touch your arms. Carefully, bend your elbows and lift your heels off the floor. Rest your knees against the outside of your upper arms. Keep your abs engaged and legs pressed against arms.You can leave your toes on the floor or if you’re a pro, lift them off and hover. To do this, try to keep tucked tight, with your heels close to your butt. When you’re ready, push your upper arms against your shins and draw your inner groins deep into the pelvis to help you with the lift.

Camel Pose

The Camel Pose or Ustrasana is the best yoga poses for weight loss because it targets the tummy, back and thighs – the three most difficult part of the body with stubborn fat. It also helps in opening up the chest and lungs, improving the flexibility of the chest, abdomen and neck, stimulating the thyroid gland and strengthening the back muscles. Sit on your feet with your knees and calves close together.

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