If you do not like a workout, try yoga it will help stubborn belly fat and keep the waist thin.
Belly fat is something almost everyone struggles with at some point in their life. Even with a balanced diet and regular exercise, getting a flat stomach can take longer than we’d like.
Don’t despair! Fortunately, here are some yoga exercises that we will teach you to get rid of stubborn belly fat more easily and achieve a flat stomach.
If you want to accelerate your metabolism, we recommend that you perform this exercises series in the morning. And for quick results, repeat these postures 3 days a week, for 3 to 5 times a day.
1. Cobra Pose (Bhujangasana)
This pose not only helps to make the abdomen flat, but also strengthens the abdominal muscles. The exercise generally strengthens the upper body, and the back becomes stronger and more flexible.
The pose is not recommended for patients with ulcers, hernias, back injuries and pregnant women.
Lie on your stomach, stretch out your legs and lean on your palms (they should be directly under your shoulders).
Your chin and toes should touch the floor.
Slowly breathing in, lift your body onto your hands. Arch your back as far back as you can.
Depending on how you feel, hold this position for 15-30 seconds.
Slowly exhale and return to the starting position.
Repeat the exercise 5 times with short 15-second intervals.
2. Bow pose (dhanurasana)
The pose strengthens the central part of the abdomen. To get good results, try to rock slowly back and forth during the exercise. It improves digestion and trains the flexibility of the whole body.
Lie on your stomach, bend your knees, lift your shins up, put your hands behind your back and grasp your ankles from the outside.
Breathe in, and as you exhale bend down as much as possible, lifting your pelvis and chest off the floor. Your head should be as far back as possible.
Try to hold this pose for 15-30 seconds and watch your breath.
As you exhale, return to the starting position, extending your arms and legs.
Repeat the exercise 5 times in 15-second intervals.
3. Boat pose (naukasana)
An excellent pose for removing fat from the waist. In addition, it is beneficial for the appetite and strengthens the leg muscles.
Lie on your back, stretch out your legs and put your hands next to your body, palms up.
Inhale and slowly lift your legs, trying to keep them straight and not bend at the knees.
Reach to your toes and try to lift your legs as high as possible.
Extend your arms and try to reach your toes; keep your body at a 45 degree angle.
Breathe evenly, hold the pose for 15 seconds.
Take a deep breath.
Repeat five times, 15 seconds apart.
4. Plank (Kumbhakasana)
Kumbhakasana is one of the easiest poses in yoga, yet very effective for burning fat. Planka tones and strengthens the shoulders, arms, back and buttocks.
The exercise is contraindicated for people with high blood pressure and those with back or shoulder pain.
Kneel down and put your hands in front of you.
Pull your legs back and lift up on your toes as you would do a push-up; lift up on your hands.
Take a deep breath, stretch out your neck and look straight ahead; your back should be straight, you will feel a slight tension in your abdomen.
From your head to your heels your body should resemble a straight line.
Hold this position for 15-30 seconds; if you feel strong, try to do it as long as possible.
Repeat 5 times with short pauses.
5. Wind release pose (pavanamuktasana)
In addition to reducing back pain and strengthening the abdomen and hips, this asana has many other benefits. For example, wind release pose improves bowel function, normalizes acidity levels and speeds up metabolism.
Lie on your back, stretch out your legs, arms extended parallel.
Extend your legs, keeping your heels together.
As you exhale, bend your knees and slowly raise them to your chest.
To maintain the correct position, clasp your knees with your hands.
Breathe deeply and hold this pose for 1-1.5 minutes.
As you exhale, lower your feet and hands to the floor.
Repeat this exercise 5 times with breaks.