Obesity

Yoga Poses for Obesity

Pranayama
Pranayama

Kapalbhati, Bhasrika & fast breathing can be practiced by people suffering from obesity with good effects; these Pranayama techniques increase lung capacity and help to burn fat.

Bhujangasana (Cobra Pose)
Bhujangasana (Cobra Pose)

This asana is concerned with the spinal cord and the muscles of the stomach and helps in obesity. Due to the stretching the efficiency of the digestive organs increases. To some extent back problems are reduced as the blood circulation is improved.

Dhanurasana (Bow Pose)
Dhanurasana (Bow Pose)

This asana strengthens the abdomen, especially around the navel, and the chest muscles. It improves the flexibility of the arms, shoulders, thighs, legs, lower back and abdomen. The spine also becomes healthy and strong. It is good for relieving flatulence, constipation and menstrual irregularities. It also prevents sterility.

Paschimottanasana
Paschimottanasana

Paschimottanasana is a fine stretching exercise of the body. In one continuous movement, almost all the posterior muscles get fully stretched and relaxed. This helps to improve the functions of the abdominal organs and sets right respiratory disorders. It also helps to improve memory.

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