When it comes to the best body in the industry, Shilpa Shetty has no competition. Her abs look phenomenal even post her delivery. She credits her post-delivery weight loss and toned torso to yoga. Shilpa swears by yoga and never does a day without practising it. She has also released a set of yoga videos called Shilpa’s yoga. She concentrates on yoga poses that keep her abs flat, and her butts lifted and tight. In this video, the actress demonstrates the steps of Setubandhasana or the bridge pose that works on your entire body and helps keep your back looking great and in shape.
Since this pose requires you to hold your core against gravitational force, the resulting force acts on the muscles of your core and burns belly fat. It also tones thighs, improves flexibility and strengthens the shoulders muscles. It is also an excellent yoga pose to relieve neck pain release tension from the back and shoulders. The pose also improves your circulation, helps keep your blood pressure under control, improve your digestion and relieve the symptoms of menopause in women.Perform setubandhasana to improve your bone strength and prevent osteoporosis. Osteoporosis affects your hips the most and this pose helps strengthen the muscles around that area.
Contraindication: If you have a knee or back injury, avoid doing this asana.
So play and learn the steps of the pose from Shilpa Shetty. Also, learn the steps of ardha halasana from Shilpa Shetty to get a flat belly.
Image & video source: Shilpa’s Yoga/YouTube
Published: February 22, 2016 10:32 am