5 Simple Yoga Exercises to Reduce Belly Fat


These are the 5 yoga exercises that will help you reduce the stomach fat that you detest so much:

  1. Paschimottanasana (Seated Forward Fold) 

    Begin by sitting down with your legs straightened out. Both your hands need to be placed above in namaskar position. Slowly bend your body and touch your hands on the feet. Gently, bend the head downwards and rest your face on the legs. Repeat the exercise 3 times.

Benefits that you get from this exercise include stimulating the kidney, liver, uterus, and ovaries, soothing headaches and anxiety, improves digestion, and is an excellent therapeutic for infertility and insomnia.

  1. Supta Padangustasana (Reclining hand-to-Big-toe Pose)

    Start by laying on the back with your legs stretched out. Fold your knee by lifting your right leg and bring the leg closer. Hold the right toe of the leg with your right hand and lift both the leg and hand in the air. In this position, your hand and leg will be perpendicular to the floor. Slowly, move the leg and hand down and repeat the same motion with the opposite side, repeating both for 3 sets.

This exercise gives you the following benefits: stimulate the prostate gland, stretches hips, groins, and legs, helps cardiac condition recovery.

  1. Setu Bandha Sarvangasana (Bridge Pose)

    Start by lying on the ground on your back with your legs bent. Move your body up from the lower back by balancing on your upper body and feet. Your hands need to be brought straight under. Hold the hands in that position and stretch for a few seconds.

Doing this exercise will help stretch your spine, neck, and chest, reduce anxiety, insomnia, and fatigue, rejuvenates legs from tiredness, and is very therapeutic for high blood pressure.

  1. Bhujangasana (Cobra Pose)

    Start by lying on the floor with your face down and your arms sideways to the chest. Slowly, raise your body by resting the palm on the floor. This mimics the motion of a cobra rising up. Keep your body in that position for some time and come back to starting position.

Benefits that you get from this exercise are relieving fatigue and stress. This exercise also helps people with asthma.

  1. Balasana (Child’s Pose)

    Begin in vajrasana position by kneeling down and sitting on your leg’s inner side. Keep your hands up front, leaning forward. Rest your head on the floor facedown and stay in the position for a while.

The exercise helps your neck and shoulders relax, stretches your ankles, hips, and tights, and relieves headaches by increasing blood circulation to the head.

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