With the drastic change in the number of hours we spend working, resting and travelling there is often very little time to keep a check on what we eat, pushing us to choose foods that are easy and convenient to come by. An unhealthy lifestyle and weight gain are closely linked and habits like not getting enough sleep, not exercising and eating unhealthy foods make you gain weight easily. Here’s where yoga can help. Not only does it help regulate your hormones, but also boosts your metabolism so that your body does not store unwanted fat. Although yoga does not burn calories at a rate at which a cardio exercise routine might, the weight loss effects of yoga are more long term.
The series of yoga poses in this video can help you lose inches and tone your body. Poses such as bhujangasana, salamba sirsasana and utthita hasta padangusthasana can help you build lean muscles, giving you a toned and slim look. Performing these poses with your partner, can help you better balance your body and get into the poses easily while you support each other. Practising yoga with your partner can also help improve your sex life.
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Published: May 4, 2015 5:23 pm | Updated:June 11, 2015 6:32 pm