- Boat Pose
The Boat Pose a complete power packed pose and works out completely for your entire body. It not only helps to burn stubborn abdominal fat, but also tones your arms, abs and legs, strengthens the thighs, abdominal muscles and back.
It also balance the functioning of thyroid, liver, lungs, pancreas and kidney, while regulating the blood sugar level and improving blood circulation.
- Sit on the pose with your knees bent, your hands beside your hips, feet on the floor and fingers in the direction pointing towards your feet.
- Breathe in deeply, pressing on your palms and lengthening your spine, and then slowly pull yourself back remaining on your hips.
- Inhaling deep breaths, lift off your feet from the floor and bring your shins with level of the floor.
- Now extend your arms to the front and parallel to the floor holding this position for some time.
- Keeps your legs straighten in order to form a ‘V’ shape of your body, holding on to this position for 4 to 5 breaths.
- Breathe out, with your knees bend and hugging them tight.
- Again breathe in, extending your spine and touching your forehead to the knees.
- Now take a few long deep breaths.
- Breathe in and raise your hands up, then breathe out and cross your legs.
- Repeat this exercise for 4 to 5 times.
- Cobra Pose
The Cobra Pose is another great pose to burn belly fat and strengthen the abdominal muscles. It is a part of series of yoga postures in Sun Salutation or Surya Namaskar.
Moreover it also strengthens the entire upper body and back and also adds flexibility to your spine. Plus, it helps to improve blood circulation in your body and even relieves fatigue and stress.
- On your stomach, lie down, and stretch out your legs.
- Now place your palms under your shoulder and your fingers pointing forward.
- Close to your torso, place your elbow. Then place your chin on the floor and the toes touching the floor.
- Breathe in and then slowly raise your chest upward, and then backward as much as possible without using the strength of your arms.
- Hold on to this position for few times approx. for 20 to 30 minutes depending on how much comfortable you are.
- Now breathe out and slowly land down, relax finally and take few long deep breaths.
- Repeat this exercise at least 4 to 5 times, taking an interval of 15 seconds after each round.
- Finish off with the child pose at last and relax for 5 minutes before standing up.
- Wind Relieving Pose
Wind Relieving pose helps not only to strengthen the muscles of your thighs, abdomen and hips, but also tones the entire body. This pose actually helps the body to pass the gas which gets blocked in your intestine.
Furthermore, it also helps to treat constipation, gives relief from lower back pain, regulates acid level in stomach and improves metabolism.
- Lie down on your back with your feet together and arms beside your body.
- As you breathe out, bend the right knee and then bring it towards your chest.
- Now pull your thighs towards your abdomen with hands clasped. And keep your left leg straight.
- Breathe in, raise up your head and shoulders off the floor and then try to touch your nose to the right knees.
- Hold on to this position for few seconds and take long deep breaths.
- Breathe out slowly and lower your body and then come to the starting position.
- Now repeat this exercise with left leg and after that with both the legs.
- At a time, do only 3 or 4 rounds of this pose.
- Standing Forward Bend
Standing Forward Bend pose is a pose during which abdomen occurs with complete compression, which results in burning stubborn belly fat. And from the head to the heels, it stretches all the muscles of the backside of your body.
It is also very effective at increasing blood supply to the brain and relieving digestion problems such as constipation. Besides, it helps to fight stress, fatigue, insomnia, anxiety and mild depression and also helps to calm your body as well as mind.
- In a standing pose, put your legs straight and close together with heels touching each other.
- Place your hand on either side of your body.
- Breathe in deeply and then slowly lift up your hands straight up over your head.
- Breathe out and bend forward from the hips with your legs straight.
- Keep your hands on the floor placing tour fingertips in line with toes and then wrapping your fingers under your feet. If you are unable to reach the floor, then wrap your hands around the back of your legs.
- Now bring your head close to your knees and then keep your neck relaxed.
- Hold on to this position for 1 to 2 minutes taking deep long breaths.
- Repeat this exercise 8 to 10 times and take an interval of 15 seconds between each round.