Yoga for weight loss

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Here's a yoga exercise to try out. Do it regularly. you might like to search on the internet or on video sites for video representations for what this pose looks like.

When losing weight, you need to get comfortable with your body feeling and looking differently, you will behave differently, move differently. You need to get comfortable with a different body. Start with holding different postures with your body to get familiar with this.

It will probably feel a bit weird at first. This is good, this is to get to you familiar with the feeling of feeling weird so that it eases off and vanishes altogether.

POSE OF THE MOON (Shashankasa)

Sit on your feet with palms on lower limbs. Close eyes and rest, but keep backbone and head straight.

Inhale all the way in and lift palms above your head, maintaining them straight and shoulder-width apart. As you breathe in and breathe out, extend forward from the hips, maintaining palms and go in an immediate line. Your hands and temple should eventually rest on the earth in front of your feet. Bend your elbows, so that palms are fully relaxed and hold for five mere a few moments.

Then breathe and breathe out in and slowly increase palms and body again to the upright position.

Exhale and return your palms to the top of your lower limbs. Repeat 3-5 times.

MOUNTAIN POSE (Parvatasana)
This is said to strengthen the nerves and muscles in the palms and feet, and stimulates the circulation in the upper backbone.

Kneel on raised heels and stretch your palms forward so your temple is on the earth. Relax and rest for moments. Raise yourself on to your palms and feet, maintaining your feet tucked under and your again flat.

Inhale and push up onto your feet. Increase buttocks and lower between your palms. Your again and feet should form two sides of a triangle.

Exhale, rest your feet on the earth and try to touch the earth with the top of your go. Hold the position for 10 mere a few moments.

There are lots of resources online for yoga and you will find registered and qualified teachers in your area. Ask at the local community centre or gymnasium. Yoga is an excellent exercise for both mind and body and does not need to be thought of as some spiritual discipline. It is possible to practice only the physical aspects of yoga without having to get involved in the spiritual side of things that may not be suited to everyone.

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