Best Power Yoga Poses For Weight Loss At Home

Posted On Feb 14 2018 by

"Power Yoga" is a more challenging version of yoga as it is a combination of Hatha and Vinyasa yoga. The good thing about this kind of yoga is that you can easily do it at home. Moreover, it helps you remain healthy and enhances your balance, strength, stamina and muscle tone.

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Following are the best poses recommended by Thailand fitness retreat professionals that you can practice at home for weight loss:

1. Surya Namaskar

This pose is also known as “sun salutation" and is not a single pose. In fact, it has sequence of asanas that are exceptionally beneficial for losing weight as they include different backward and forward bending asana. In fact, you can work out your whole body just by doing this Surya Namaskar. It is also very helpful in detoxifying all internal organs. This pose also helps in making you feel relaxed and calm.

2. Badhakonasana

This pose is also called "Cobbler pose" and is especially used for getting rid of fat from the inner thigh. This pose helps in strengthening groin muscles, lower back, knees and spinal cord. It further helps in improving the digestive system and reducing menstrual discomfort. For best results, it is recommended to keep your legs closer to the pelvis. 

3. KapalBhati Pranayama

It is also called "skull shining breath" and helps in oxygenating the whole body. Moreover, it helps in strengthening muscles in the abdomen and stomach. People who want to have a flat tummy should practice it regularly. It also helps in improving the digestive system. If you have a hernia, high blood pressure or heart disease do not practice this asana. 

For fast weight loss, you can also do Ardha Matsyendrasana or Ardha Chandraasana.

Last Updated on: February 14th, 2018 at 12:00 am, by

Written by Katherine K. Vaca

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