Role of yoga in obesity and weight loss

Of the many medical conditions we face due to our stressful lifestyles, obesity is probably one of the most harmful conditions. It is defined as a condition where excessive fat accumulates in the body leading to increased health risks such as heart attacks.

How does diabetes happen?

Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs when the body is unable to use blood sugar (glucose) properly. During this the human pancreas does not produce enough hormone – insulin, or the body cannot use insulin properly.

Cause of obesity

How to reduce obesity?

If you are unsure about how to overcome obesity, you are at the right place. To work towards reducing your obesity, it is important to avoid the things that are harming you and stick to the things that are good for your health. For starters, make sure you are following a healthy diet plan and getting some physical exercise. If going to the gym is not convenient for you, then choose yoga as your natural option.

Every effort you make to reduce obesity can be effective if you adopt a good lifestyle overall. Apart from practicing yoga, your weight loss efforts can be accelerated by following an Ayurvedic lifestyle.

Yoga asanas for weight loss

Chaturangadandasana: Chaturangadandasana is the best way to strengthen your core. As simple as it sounds, its benefits are as many. It is only when you are in the pose that you start feeling its intensity on your abdominal muscles.

Virabhadrasana: The more you hold this pose, the better results you will get. With just a few minutes of Virabhadrasana, you’ll get tighter quads. Warrior III pose is designed to tone your back end, legs and arms, as well as improve your balance. It also helps to tone your stomach and helps you to flatten your stomach if you contract your abdominal muscles while maintaining the position.

Trikonasana: Trikonasana helps in improving digestion as well as reducing fat stored in the abdomen and waist. It stimulates and improves blood circulation throughout the body.

Sarvangasana: Sarvangasana provides many other benefits from increasing your strength to improving digestion. But it is known to boost metabolism and balance thyroid levels.

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