5 Simple Yoga Poses to Reduce Belly Fat – Easiest way to get a flat stomach
Paschimottanasana (Seated forward fold) –
Sit down with legs stretched out straight. Place both hands above in namaskar position. Bend slowly and touch the feet with hands. Now gently bend the head downwards with face resting on the legs. Repeat this 3 times.
Supta Padangustasana (Reclinging hand-to-Bigtoe Pose) –
Lie on your back with legs stretched. Lift your right leg fold at the knee and bring the leg closer and to hold the right toe with right hand, now lift the leg and hand together up in the air, the right leg and hand will be perpendicular to the floor. Now slowly bring the leg and hand down relax and repeat this with the left side. Repeat the same for 3 sets.
Benefits – stretches legs, hips and groins, stimulates prostate gland, helps recovery from a cardiac condition.
Setu Bandha Sarvangasana (Bridge Pose) –
Lie on your back with legs bent at knee. Raise your body from the lower back and balance with your feet and upper body on the floor. Bring your hands straight under and hold them and stretch, stay in this position for a few seconds.
Benefits – stretches chest, neck and spine, rejuvenates tired legs, reduces anxiety fatigueinsomnia, therapeutic for high blood pressure.
Bhujangasana (Cobra Pose) –
Lie on the floor with face down, place both palms on the floor sidewards to the chest. Gently raise the body up resting the palm on the floor like a cobra rising up. Stay in that position for a while and resume previous position with face down.
Benefits – helps relieve stress and fatigue, therapeutic for asthma
Balasana (Child’s pose) –
Sit in vajrasana, kneeling down and sitting on the inner side of your leg. Your hands in the front leaning forward, now rest your head on the floor facedown. Relax and stay in position for a while.
Benefits – gently stretches hips thighs and ankles, relaxes neck and shoulders, increases blood circulation to the head to relieves headaches.