Fitness of the body requires a balanced lifestyle. Many illnesses are prevented when we lead a balanced life. Prime reasons for diseases are imbalances in our food, sleep, thought and other habits. Besides balanced lifestyle, there is a need to daily practice yogasanas. This will keep practitioners fit, disease free and lively. There is no need for expensive medicines, which sometimes have side effects. In this series, we are going to explain you some yogasanas to reduce weight. Daily practice of yoga can help one reduce weight and lead an active life.
Drututtan Padasana – Lie down on your back keeping both your hands sideways at the ground. Now raise both your legs slowly up to 90 and then downwards, without touching the ground. Raise both the legs jointly up again and down. Do this exercise till you feel tire. It reduces excess fat and strengthens stomach muscles. It is helpful helpful in proper digestion and healthy lungs. If you have backache, high blood pressure, or heart problem, do this exercise by one leg only.
Ekpad Vrittasana – Lie down straight. Now raise your left leg and move it clockwise in a circular way like a zero, as bigger as possible. Practice this for 8-10 times, Then move it anti-clockwise. Now do it with your right leg in similar way. This removes excess fat from hip and thighs. Hip muscles become more flexible and strong. If you have backache, high blood pressure, or heart problem, do not practice it.
Chhakichalan – Stretch both your legs in your front in a seating position and keep them apart as far as possible. Keep your hands joined by fingers crossed in each other: Now bending forward, move your hands in a semi-circular way touching your left and right feet in clockwise. Do this exercise anti-clockwise also, for 8-10 times. This will give you the much-desired V-shape for your upper body. Do not practice this if you have back and neck pain.