When you think about weight loss, chances are yoga isn’t the first thing that comes to mind.
After all, it certainly doesn’t feel like you’re doing the same high-intensity training as you would with a cardio or weight-lifting workout, right?
But the truth is, yoga can play an integral part in your ability to shed fat a number of different ways,
Boosting Metabolism, Which in turn will help you burn more calories.
Strengthen Your Core, Yoga will not only help you to strengthen your core but will help improve your posture. Both of these things will help you complete workout routines properly.
Helps You Maintain a Healthy Diet Since yoga is effective at helping you manage stress-eating, you’ll be able to stay on track with your diet. And much more.
Here’s a powerful pose to help you get started:
Upward Plank Pose
Step 1: Begin by sitting with your hands placed a few inches behind your hips with your fingers pointing forward.
Step 2: Bend your knees and place your feet flat on the floor, big toes turned inward and heels placed at least a foot away from your buttocks.
Step 3: Begin with a deep exhale, then press your inner feet and hands down against the floor.
Step 4: Lift your hips until you come into a reverse tabletop position, with your thighs and torso parallel to the floor.
Next we’ll take a quick look at 2 other poses that you should work towards incorporating into your daily routine in order to boost energy and peace of mind.