You might imagine Yoga different from calorie-burning, sweat-inducing workout as bootcamp workouts or cardio routines. But don’t be fooled that it is an easy practice as yoga’s deep breathing and slow poses can seriously trim and tone your body. At the same time, yoga can also work on your mind and spirit to help you get healthier overall.
In this article, you will understand how.
GO BEYOND THE BURN
You can burn from 180 to 360 calories per hour practicing yoga depending on the type you practice. Vinyasa, Ashtanga, power yoga and yoga fusion workouts can greatly accelerate calorie burning, strength and flexibility, especially by mixing it up with dance or kickboxing.
During a typical 90-minute session, the deep breathing techniques heat you up inside, helping to flush out toxins and water weight and boost performance of the lymphatic system and organs.
SOMETIMES, LESS IS MORE
Gentle and restorative yoga poses can help lose weight by kicking on the parasympathetic nervous system, which regulates breathing, digestion, hormones rebalance, and injuries repairing. All of which can aid weight loss,
Furthermore, Yoga helps body to slow down mentally sothat you can distinguish between the actual hunger and the urge to eat to quell our feelings. Yoga can help us discern what we are truly hungry for and make better food choices.
Gentle yoga is also a good way to familiar your body with physical exercise and to avoid injuries that could immobilize you and blow all hopes for weight loss.
BROADEN YOUR GOALS
Yoga devise related goal as you move forward. Yoga inspire a person to see the big picture, considering not only the physical body, but also the inner spirit, self-image, energy, relationship with other and so on. For example, if at first the only thing you care about is loose some extra weight then stop, you will be motivated to continue to improve your health condition such as strength your lower back by practicing yoga.