Daily practicing yoga has some immensely beneficial effects in our lives. Practicing yoga keeps the person calm, relieves stress, helps in fighting depression and many other mental health benefits. Yoga undoubtedly keeps the fit and happy. Do you know that there is a disguised benefit of yoga? there are postures that can help you lose weight too. Some of them are:
This may look very easy but holding up all your body weight just on your palm and toes is not an easy task. Lay on your belly then stiffly place your hand on the ground and start lifting up your body. Hold up in the air as long as you can and then slowly lower yourself down.
- Boat Pose
To do this pose sit with your knees bent. Keep your spine straight lean slightly towards the back and then lift your legs straightening your knees. Then stretch yourself up keeping your spine straight and extend your hands facing each other from the sides. Boat pose helps in strengthening your back and improves digestion.
Stand with your legs apart and arms open. Then open your right foot a little so that your toes point towards the top. Lean towards your right, try touching the ground with your palm forming a 90-degree angle. As your right-hand touches, the ground keep your left-hand straight in the air and you also look towards the sky. Trikonasana improves not only physical health but also mental health.
- Sun salutation
To perform sun salutation lay on your stomach and lift your upper body with the help of your hands. Sun salutation helps in toning the muscles and improves the blood flow. It helps in trimming the waist and improving metabolism.