How to lose weight with yoga

Yoga may be not the first activity anyone thinks of when they find the activities to control weight. There are controversial views exist about yoga and body wrap. Someone who practicing yoga claim that yoga can help you lose weight easily butdisagreed people still think that it is not that form of exercise which results in weight control as some cardiovascular activity like aerobic or jogging. So the question that is it possible to lose weight by yoga? Let’s find the reasonable answer in the article.

Each form of yoga is used for a different purpose. Some forms may help about strength and flexibility but the other forms as power yoga can accelerate calorie burning. Generally, calories burned during yoga vary widely from 180 to 360 per hour depend on what is type of yoga. That is mean if your poses are tougher and harder, you can burn more calories as well. By choosing the right form, you can lose weight by yoga.

A popular form of yoga for body wrap is hot yoga. Hot yoga composes of 26 poses executed continuously in a room with 37 – 40 degree Celsius. This type of yoga, body wrap is made easier because your muscles can be warmed and can burn fatmore efficiently. The other benefits are detoxifying the body and having a healthy circulatory system, increasing heart rate, helping many of your bodily systems and functions – digestion which your appetite will decrease and lose all your cravings for unhealthful foods.

Whoever gains too much weight may begin to lose weight by yoga. Hatha yoga has low impact exercise, low impact in nature. Although it does not burn as much as highimpact exercise like aerobic activity, you will notice a higher degree of strength and flexibility. When the muscles are sufficiently improved, more calories are burned.

Gentle yoga is also a good way to start slowly, if you are new to yoga. To avoid injuries from practicing, you should begin from easy routine and follow by the instructor strictly. However, if you decide to lose weight by yoga you must be patient because it will not help you losing weight as fast as exercising by some cardiovascular exercise. Eating healthy food and getting enough sleep are the important factors to control your weight also. [Read more...]

Yoga is a Safe Solution to Weight Control

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One more study tells the world, that Yoga can help with weight control and weight loss. The latest study was held by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington.

The study involved 15,500 healthy, middle-aged, men and women. This is a group that typically has difficulty with weight loss, since the number of calories needed declines, and the energy levels needed to burn calories, is not what it used to be.

Unfortunately, this is a fact that I have become painfully aware of during the past few years, and cutting back on food was my unwanted last option. Although, I cross train almost daily, it took me one year to lose 16 pounds of extra weight. [Read more...]

Yoga and Obesity solution

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As per one report nearly 14 percent of British youngsters are clinically obese. The cost of Obesity to the NHS is about £ 1 billion a year. By 2010 the number of overweight and obese youngsters in the European Union nations is expected to hit 26 million. An estimated 20,000 obese youngsters will have type 2 diabetes as per another report.

Obesity puts strain on the heart, respiratory and eliminatory system. It also increases the chances of diabetes, hypertension and heart diseases. Generally it is seen that obese people are also lower in vitality.

Obesity occurs in mostly two types of people. In stressful people who eat very fast and in excess and secondly in household person who eat from boredom. As the people put on weight they tend to become less happy because of their appearance and become more frustrated. Some people think by taking insufficient food can help in reducing weight. But when they start dieting, body starts to slow down in order to conserve energy and boost its chances of survival. This is why weight loss tends to slow down as we continue to diet. So in a way dieting is not the good method for reducing weight. [Read more...]

Using Yoga For Weight Loss

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Yoga can be put to good use for taking off excess pounds through the power of creating a state of mental and physical well being. The basic tenets of Yoga promotes a healthy lifestyle and when combined with a calorie reduction can help to speed up your weight loss. It will increase your metabolism by increasing the caloric burning process. All weight loss is based on using more calories than you take in. It will also allow you to increase your ability to concentrate and focus.

Your thyroid regulates your metabolism and is responsible for the chemical processes that transform food into energy. Yoga uses a series of twisting poses that will help to stimulate the work flow of the internal organs. This will cause your metabolism to increase and burn more calories which will eventually cause you to have a lower body weight. Another side effect is that it will help to improve your circulation and increase your energy level. [Read more...]

The Most Important Yoga Pose When You are on the Go:

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With over 84, 000 poses in yoga to choose from for practice, yoga enthusiasts and practitioners might be left confused on just which ones are the most important.

With our daily demands and commitments, most of us might not have the time to perform so many poses therefore we should focus on the one that is of the most benefit for daily practice and that is the Shoulder-Stand (known in Sanskrit as Savangasana).

It is my recommended favorite of the inverted poses. Its ease and reminder that as a kid, you tried it before, makes it one that I emphasize even more so than the Headstand you might be familiar with as they share almost if not all the same benefits without the fear of standing on your head.

Inverted poses reverse the action of gravity on the body. Instead of everything being pulled towards the feet, the orientation shifts towards the head. On emotional levels the Shoulder Stand turns everything upside down throwing a new light on old patterns of behavior. [Read more...]

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