Does Yoga Help You To Lose Weight

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Does Yoga Help You To Lose Weight?: 1 Does Yoga Help You To Lose Weight?

Yoga is probably one of the safest options of exercising as it ensures no side effect. But does yoga help you to lose weight?:

Yoga is probably one of the safest options of exercising as it ensures no side effect. But does yoga help you to lose weight? 2 Let see the other weight loss options: If you are taking to weight loss pills for example,it may affect you adversely when taken the unregulated way. Even a reasonable dosage of weight shedding pills is sure to give you some side effects. On the other hand yoga won't only help you in shedding weight without side effects; it would also help you in attaining permanent physical fitness and flexibility.

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3 In case you are taking up yoga exercises as a solution to your obesity, you must know that yoga won't give you immediate result. Yoga will help you to lose weight ,you need to be patient . This gradual weight loss process would last from two weeks to six months. If you happen to be making your maiden tryst with yoga, you should better take up easy postures at first. And once you get the comfort level, you can opt for rigorous yoga workouts.

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4 Apart from directly burning calories to help you shed your excess weight, yoga also has indirect weight loss benefits. For one, it tones and strengthens your muscles, and this improves your metabolic rate. So, you will end up burning more calories even while you are at rest. Besides, by reducing your stress levels, improving your sense of well-being and making you connect with and understand your body much better, it also helps you control and regulate your appetite.

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5 So, you are less prone to over-eating. This is why yoga is known to be so effective for people who have already reached a near-perfect weight and want to keep those excess pounds off.

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6 Another answer to 'does yoga help you lose weight' can be Hatha Yoga. This type of yoga is also known as mat yoga. It is a very common type of yoga that can help you lose weight if you are consistent in taking at least one class per day.

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7 Hatha yoga also helps muscles to become more flexible and toned. It is observed that a one hour class of Hatha yoga burns 100 calories. Though this yoga is still not comparable to other cardiovascular exercises, it still plays a significant role in reducing weight and keeping the weight constant.

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8 The National Cancer Institute conducted a research that showed practicing yoga one hour a week helps you lose 5 pounds over a 4 year period. When this data was compared to the data of those people who did not practiced this, it was seen that the people who did not practice gained a weight of 14 pounds over the same period.

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