24 Best Yoga Poses To Lose Weight Quickly And Easily

Oct, 20th 2019 8:43 am, Article Recommended by Dr. J. Smith

24 Best Yoga Poses To Lose Weight Quickly And Easily Pratima Ati Hyderabd040-395603080 October 10, 2019

If youre like anything like me, your conversations revolve around Nothing works!, I need to lose weight., or I want to lose weight badly! I have tried myriad forms of diets, traipsed through bountiful videos, and buried my head under never-ending listicles. Guess what? None of them worked, and I am glad that they didnt, for I wouldnt have turned to yoga. And, in the process, wouldnt have made it a way of living. And, yes, I lost weight tons of it.

Like they rightly say about yoga,

Lets now talk about a few yoga asanas that help build your muscle strength, tone your body, and help you lose weight.

Given here are the effective yoga asanas for each body part:

A. For Facial FatB. For The ArmsC. For The Shoulders And Upper BackD.For The MidriffE. For The ThighsF. For Calf Muscles/ HamstringsG. For The Hip

Also Known As Lion Pose

This asana is known to tone the facial muscles and is a good stress buster too. It is a basic pose, and anyone can do it, irrespective of their age. When you sit in the Lion Pose and stick your tongue out, your facial muscles, along with the thorax and spine, are stretched.

There are absolutely no potentials risks. If you have trouble sitting in this pose, sit on a chair and do the asana.

To know more about the asana, click here: Simhasana

This asana is known to tone the facial muscles and is a good stress buster too. It is a basic pose, and anyone can do it, irrespective of their age. When you sit in the Lion Pose and stick your tongue out, your facial muscles, along with the thorax and spine, are stretched.

If you have any breathing issues, do this bandha under the supervision of a certified yoga teacher. Retain your breath if you suffer from high blood pressure or heart disease.

To know more about the asana, click here: Jalandhara Bandha

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Also Known As Downward Dog Pose

The Adho Mukha Svanasana is a weight-bearing pose. You need to position the upper body on your hands. It is an excellent way to tone your arms and biceps.

Do not do this asana if you suffer from carpal tunnel syndrome.

To know more about the asana, click here: Adho Mukha Svanasana

Also Known As Four-Limbed Staff Pose, Low Plank Pose

This pose requires you to stay off the ground by supporting the body on your hands and keeping the core intact. It not only tones your arms but also strengthens and tones your biceps and triceps.

Do not attempt this if you have a shoulder or hip injury. Work with a certified yoga instructor who can help you with variations.

To know more about the asana, click here: Chaturanga Dandasana

Also Known As Dolphin Pose

Your arms become the base for balancing the entire upper body while you try to stay afloat. This asana helps strengthen and tone the biceps, triceps, and arms.

It is a simple asana that can be done by everyone. However, you need to be careful if you have neck or shoulder injuries.

To know more about the asana, click here Ardha Pincha Mayurasana

Also Known As Upward Facing Dog Pose

This asana involves stretching the arm muscles and balancing the body weight. It is a powerful and efficient way of toning your arms, biceps, and triceps.

It is best to avoid this asana if you are pregnant or have wrist injuries.

To know more about the asana, click here: Urdhva Mukha Svanasana

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Also Known As Seated Twist Pose

The asana involves a deep twist and is an intermediary level pose that anyone can easily master with practice. It improves the natural flexibility of your upper body, improves digestion, and increases shoulders flexibility.

Be careful if you have issues with the knees, hips, or spine.

To know more about the asana, click here: Bharadvajasana

This pose requires you to move your shoulder, neck, and spine in unison. The intense twist (one side at a time) helps in toning the sides, the upper body, as well as the abdominal muscles.

Be careful if you have problems with the back or spine.

To know more about the asana, click here: Ardha Matsyendrasana

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Also Known As Boat Pose

Think of a see-saw or a boat when you think of this asana. It works in the same way, and the midriff becomes the base for balancing the body. If you have trouble losing that stubborn belly fat, here is something that will give you visible results. With a little practice, you are well on your way to achieve toned abs.

Do not do this asana if you are suffering from insomnia, hernia or spinal injuries.

To know more about the asana, click here: Naukasana

Also Known As Fish Pose

It is all about stretching your lower body (and organs) like the thighs, intestines, hips, and abdominal muscles.

It is best to avoid this asana if you have blood pressure, hernia, or migraine.

To know more about the asana, click here: Matsyasana

Also Known As Vishnus Couch Pose

This pose tones and firms the abdominal muscles. The focus shifts to both the sides of the body while you stretch. This asana improves blood circulation and digestion.

If you experience a discomfort or stiffness in the neck or hips, consult your doctor before doing this asana.

To know more about the asana, click here: Anantasana

Also Known As Cobra Pose

A pivotal pose in the Surya Namaskar, this is an elegant asana that works on your upper body. . It gives the abdominal muscles a rooted stretch.

Do not attempt this asana if you are pregnant or suffer from a hernia.

To know more about the asana, click here: Bhujangasana

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Also Known As Cobbler Pose

The Cobbler Pose works on the inner and outer thighs. An interesting variation of this pose is to flutter the legs like a butterfly a reason why it is also called the Butterfly Pose. It is easy, straightforward, and relaxes your lower body.

Avoid doing this if you have knee injuries.

To know more about the asana, click here: Baddha Konasana

Also Known As Garland Pose

A posture that counters the effects of sitting all day and accumulating fat in the lower part of the body. It stretches the thighs, groin, and hip muscles. It improves flexibility and tones the inner/outer thigh region.

Avoid this asana if you suffer from knee or hip pain.

To know more about the asana, click here: Malasana

Also Known As Crescent Pose

This pose is all about the lunge it stretches the legs, hamstrings, and thighs, thereby helping in toning the muscles from the hips to the ankles. It releases tension and gives you great flexibility.

If you have knee injuries or heart problems, you might not practice this asana.

To know more about the asana, click here: Anjaneyasana

Also Known As Half Frog Pose

The Half Frog Pose is one of the most challenging poses, but it gives you remarkable results. It stretches and strengthens the hips, quadriceps, and the hamstring muscles. You will feel energized as it stimulates blood circulation.

It is best to avoid this asana if you have neck, shoulder or lower back pain.

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Also Known As Big Toe Pose

A pose that fully stretches the hamstrings and tones the calf muscles. It strengthens your thighs, legs, and back while stimulating the functioning of the kidneys and liver.

It is one of the most basic poses and can be done by anyone. However, for beginners, it might take a while before they can fully bend and stretch.

To know more about the asana, click here: Padangusthasana

Also Known As Pyramid Pose

It is also called the Intense Side Stretch Pose as it involves deep stretching of both the sides of the body. It strengthens the quads, calf muscles, and hamstrings as you extend into the final posture. An easy way to tone and strengthen your legs.

This pose is not advisable for pregnant women and anyone with hamstring issues.

To know more about the asana, click here: Parsvottanasana

Also Known As Warrior 2 Pose

The Warrior 2 Pose is a revitalizing pose that helps you build stamina while stretching all the muscles below your hips. It is the second level of the Warrior Pose that comes with a lot of benefits apart from just toning and strengthening your legs. It relieves sciatica like magic.

Avoid this asana if you have chronic knee pain, arthritis, high blood pressure or diarrhea.

To know more about the asana, click here: Veerabhadrasana

Also Known As Wide Angle Seated Bend Pose

Think of it like doing a split while dancing, except this is seated. The deep stretch releases the tension in your torso and hip muscles and tones the hips.

This is an advanced pose that does not have any potential risks. However, use a soft cushion or blanket under your torso if you have lower back pain.

To know more about the asana, click here: Upavistha Konasana

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Also Known As Eagle Pose

The Eagle Pose is a convoluted pose that engages your thighs, legs, and arms while pushing the torso outside the body. The balancing act helps you find stability and, in the process, strengthens your core and hip muscles.

Avoid this asana if you have knee, shoulder, or ankle pain.

To know more about the asana, click here: Garudasana

Also Known As Happy Baby Pose

This one is a great pose as it stretches the entire lower portion of your body. The focus is on the hip bone as it goes perpendicular to the floor. The inner thighs, groin, and hamstrings are also toned and strengthened in the process.

Avoid this pose if you have diarrhea. During pregnancy, the pose should be adapted.

To know more about the asana, click here: Ananda Balasana

Also Known As Pigeon Pose

The intense stretch of the legs, spine, and chest strengthens the hip muscles. In this asana, the entire body is in the front, and the hip is the only organ that pops out at the back of your body. Hence, it thoroughly works on your hip muscles.

Even though this asana is profound and compelling, it is best to do it under the supervision of a certified instructor, especially if you have tight thighs or hips.

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