Flatten Your Belly With These Best Yoga Poses
Trying to lose the belly fat but need an option better than hitting gym? Here are the best yoga poses that can help you get a slimmer belly without breaking a sweat in gym.
Belly fat is the first fat that is deposited in the body and can be very harmful. Since it is easily deposited, this fat is really difficult to rid. FYI, belly fat is usually the first sign of an unhealthy lifestyle. Although this fat can be hard to get rid of, it appears to be that with the help of certain aerobic exercises, getting rid of it is possible. The key to reducing belly fat is to practice exercises that would mainly stretch and exert pressure on your stomach. And of course, yoga is undoubtedly the best way to get rid of it. Here are some easy, but extremely effective exercises which can help you reduce belly fat and strengthen the abdominal and lower back muscles.
Best Yoga Moves for Reducing Belly Fat:
Although squeezing your glutes might seem natural in this pose, try instead to focus on firing up your core. Squeezing your inner thighs together will help to send your hips higher and give your abs a better workout, while pressing your feet firmly into the earth will give you stability and additional lift.
Rock Up To Standing
Simply lay on your back keep your both knees at your chest, slightly rock back and forward from your shoulders to your hips. Try to get the momentum while rocking back and forward, when you get the right momentum move it to your feet and stand up. This yoga exercise needs a lot of power, however you can use your hands in order to push yourself to the upside.
Forearm Side Plank
Lay on the floor, placing your right forearm on it, directly under the shoulder. Your left foot should be on the top of your right foot. Lift your hips away from the floor, so that you push away the floor using your forearm and foot. Do this for 30 to 60 seconds on each side. This exercise will strengthen your hips, waist and shoulders.
Twisted Core Pose
Lie on your back with the legs spread hip-width apart. Tie your legs with a strap, the strap should be placed at your ankles. Start extending the legs towards the ceiling, continually pulling the strap taut with your legs. You should exhale in the moment you take your legs to the right and try to turn your belly button to the left. Inhale as you bring the legs back up. Do this exercise from one side to another, repeating the procedure 5-10 times on each side.
Side Plank Push Ups
Take the same forearm side plank position as you did for the first move. The difference is that you should exhale when you let your hips slowly drop down 2-6 inches toward the floor. While inhaling, lift the hips back up. You should do this exercise 5-10 times on each side.
High boat, low boat
Sit upright on the floor, then lean back, extending your arms straight in front of you and lifting your legs together off the floor. This is high boat (A). Hold for three breaths, then lower your back and legs towards the floor without letting them touch it. This is low boat (B). Hold for three breaths; return to high boat. Repeat 10 times.
Easy Spinal Twist
Keep your both knees together roll down onto your back, now touch your knees with chest and massage your back by rock side to side. Move your left leg straight out to the floor, keep touching your knee into your chest. Start taking deep breathing during these yoga moves.
Keep your knees together lay on your back. Keeping your arms straight on the floor yours hands should be parallel to your shoulders and keep your neck and head in straight position. Take deep breaths and lower your legs to the left and right side. Now it’s time to hover the legs nearly 3 inches from the floor. Keep taking deep breathing.