Do These Simple Poses To Melt Fat
Belly fat can be one of the most difficult and stubborn areas of your body to burn off. Moreover, abdominal fat is closely linked to heart disease, type 2 diabetes, insulin resistance, and even some forms of cancer. Besides making you feel better in a bikini, getting rid of belly fat improves your overall wellness.
These 5 poses, or asanas, fire up your abdominal muscles, but work double duty by strengthening your back (a key component in overall core strength), stimulating your digestive system, and massaging your internal organs to wring out toxins. Try adding these to your daily activity routine, or at least squeeze them in three times a week to reap the benefits.
1. Cobra Pose (Bhujangasana)
Cobra pose is a great posture to strengthen the abdominal muscles and to reduce belly pooch. This pose will strengthen the back, abdomen and entire upper body. It also makes the spine flexible and strong.
2. Bow Pose (Dhanurasana)
Bow pose is the best postures to strengthen the abdominal core. To reach its full potential rock back and forth while holding the pose. This motion gives your abdomen a full massage and activates the digestion system. This pose fights constipation, while also increasing strength and flexibility of the spine.
3. Boat Pose (Naukasana)
This pose is excellent for fighting fat around the waist and it is very good for the stomach as well as strengthening the back and leg muscles.
4. Plank Pose (Kumbhakasana)
This is one of the most effective poses in yoga to eliminate belly fat. Not only does it reduce belly fat, but it strengthens and tones your arms, shoulders, back, buttocks and thighs. It’s basically a whole body workout in one pose!
5. Wind Relieving Pose (Pavanamuktasana)
This yoga pose massages colon, regulates acid levels of the stomach, cures constipation and improves metabolism, relieves lower back pain, firms and tones the muscles of abdomen, thighs and hips.
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