We all know that belly fat is the hardest fat to get rid of. Women have tried everything from going to the gym to slimming oils. However, getting a toned stomach can be very difficult. Luckily, there’s an easier way to lose belly fat, and these incredible yoga asanas can help.
Here are the 4 yoga asanas that will help you melt belly fat:
1. Pontoon Pose (Naukasana)
This exercise will help you reduce the fat around your waist and strengthen your legs and back. Lie on your back with your arms at your sides. Inhale. Slowly raise your legs, trying not to bend them. Raise them as high as possible. Extend your arms to touch your toes. Form a 45 degree angle and hold for 15-30 seconds. Repeat five times with 15 second breaks.
2. Cobra Pose (Bhujang Asana)
This exercise strengthens the upper body and back. It also increases flexibility of the spine and reduces fat in the abdominal area. Lie on your stomach with your legs straight. Place your palms under your shoulders. Inhale and slowly lift your chest. Pull your chest back as far as possible. Hold for 15 to 30 seconds. Repeat 5 times with 15 second intervals.
3. Knees-to-Chest Pose (Pavanamukthasana)
This exercise relieves back pain and tones the hips, abdomen and thighs. It will also help you overcome constipation, increase your metabolic rate and balance the pH of your stomach. This asana helps to get rid of that stubborn muffin top. Lie on your back with your feet straight and your heels touching each other. Slowly bend your knees until they touch your chest. Put pressure on your stomach with your thighs. Keep your legs in this position and place your hands under your thighs. Maintain this position for 30 seconds. Repeat 5 times. Watch the video below to learn how to burn the stubborn belly fat.
4. Bow Pose (Dhanurasana)
This exercise strengthens your abdominal muscles and also helps with constipation. Lie on your stomach and place your hands on either side. Bend your knees and hold your ankles with both hands. Breathe in deeply and slowly. Hold this position for 15-30 seconds. Repeat five times with 15 second breaks.
Yoga is not only a great way to slim your waist, but it also works on the rest of your body. So grab a yoga mat and start doing the asanas!