Category Archives: Weight Loss Yoga

Yoga Asanas for Reducing Abdominal Fat

The most dangerous fat lies around the organs, deep within the belly. The fat in the abdominal area functions differently than fat elsewhere in the body. It has a greater blood supply as well as more receptors for cortisol, a stress hormone. Cortisol levels rise and fall throughout the day, but when you’re under constant stress, the…

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Yoga to Boost Your Metabolic Pathway

State of relaxation achieved as a result of regular yoga practice seems to be involved with energy metabolism pathways, specifically mitochondrial function, in the test subjects. A study from investigators at the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind/Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) finds that elicitation of the relaxation response —…

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Yoga Poses for Sculpted Inner Thigh

With warm weather around the corner, are you ready to bare your legs? The inner thigh muscles are quite relevant as they initiate the alignment of the hips and lower back and as such they play and important part in every group of poses, ranging from standing poses, backbends, forward bends etc. to keep the…

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Minimizing Cellulite With Yoga

Yoga seems to offer innumerable health benefits along with a cellulite-busting routine that targets the butt and thighs, the areas most prone to dimpling. The cottage cheese appearance or dimpling skin caused by excessive fat bulging out of the connective tissues is referred as cellulite . The upper leg is one of the most common areas…

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The Yoga Workout For Flat Abs

Yoga works your whole body-mind, body, and spirit. These poses will engage your abs as well as help you feel relaxed and renewed. Stretches that elongate your abdominals will help create that strong, lean middle. Doing yoga regularly will improve your flexibility, posture, and strength, while giving you that fringe benefit you’re looking for-sculpted abs muscles.…

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Hot Yoga: Myths And Risks Unveiled

Hot Yoga has now become very popular in the US and Europe. The proponent of practice of ‘hot yoga’ are concerned to know the risks associated with performing the same. Women Fitness brings to you a complete resource to understand this concern. Hot yoga is a huge craze at the moment. It’s getting more difficult…

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Practicing Yoga On Stairs

Unless you live in a bungalow, you will find yourself going upstairs and downstairs many times a day. You may have to carry your baby or piles of linen and clothes, moss basket, carry cot or baby seat. This sequence will help you to protect your back and also to stretch your spine as you go up and down.…

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Essentials of Dynamic Yoga

Dynamic yoga is a creative style of Hatha yoga, principles of Astanga and lyengar. Dynamic yoga is not only meditative but also physically challenging. Correct breath control is essential to creating a seamless flow of postures. Dynamic yoga draws on the bandhas (inner energy locks) to help extend the breath. This form of yoga is very safe…

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Yoga To Help Teenage Girls Develop A Healthier Body

Regular practice of yoga, promotes the mind-body connection and is potentially successful way for girls to develop a positive body image. This connection not only improves body image but also promotes better posture and alleviates stress. Teenage girls’ are insecure about their bodies and this is quiet apparent through their thoughts about food. Most girls falling within the healthy weight range, do not…

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Yoga For Slimmer Outer Thighs

Yoga is a good exercise form to tone and lengthen your body. There are specific yoga exercises can tone and tighten your muscles, resulting in slimmer thighs. Many exercises work the large leg muscles, such as the quadriceps on the front of the thighs and the hamstrings in the back. But bulging inner thighs or saddlebags on the outside of your…

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Understanding The Weight Reduction Potential Of Yoga

Putting on weight,  is mainly due to result of  heredity or a change in our lifestyle that is conducive to storing energy (calories) in the form of fat tissue or heredity. These changes can include moving from an active lifestyle to a more sedentary one, changes in diet, increased consumption of fats, sugars and other foodstuffs…

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Yoga Asanas To Chiseled Arms

[ad_1] The triceps, biceps and deltoids are the most visual muscles in the arms. Biceps run along the front of the upper arms and help you bend your elbow; triceps run along the back of the upper arms and help extend the elbow; and deltoids, the outer layer of the upper arms, allow you to lift…

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