Yoga is one of the best ways to get in shape. If you have a hard time working out you should definitely try it because the highly defined movements get you doing just that, active and moving around for once! It’s low impact, yet at the same time demanding on your body and energy, so as you work through the poses you’ll feel it.

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It should be remembered that these Yoga Poses should be practiced every day to get best results. In addition to practicing Yoga Poses, you should also take care to focus on proper and nutritious diet to reduce your lower belly fat considerably.

1. Bow Pose:

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This pose strengthens the base of the abdominal and helps reduce belly fat. To fully take advantage of this pose you should rock back  and forth while holding this position to massage the abdominal area. This puts the digestive system to work and fights constipation as well as stretches the whole body, especially the rear.

How To Do:

  • Start by pushing in your stomach with your legs straight and arms at each side of the body.
  • Then bend your knees and bring your arms back to the ankles or feet.
  • Inhale and lift the head and begins to bend back while trying to lift legs as high as possible.
  • Try to keep this position for 15 to 30 seconds while breathing normally.
  • When you begin to exhale, return to the original position with legs outstretched and arms at side.
  • Repeat this pose at least 5 times and give yourself time to relax for at least 15 seconds between each time.

2. Standing Forward Bend:

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The abdomen gets completely compressed while bending forward that leads to burning of fat. Thus, the compression helps in toning down the tummy. This yoga asana to reduce belly fat can be practiced as follows:

How To Do:

  • Stand in Tadasana with your hands on either side of the body while feet rest together, heels touching each other. Keep your spine erect.
  • Inhaling deeply, lift your hand upwards.
  • As you exhale, bend forward in such a way that your body is parallel to the floor.
  • Inhale and then exhaling, bend forward completely, body falling away from the hips.
  • Try to touch the floor, with palms straight on the floor, without bending your knees.
  • Beginners can try touching the toes or just ankles to start with, working your way to the floor.
  • Holding your breath, tuck your tummy in, and hold the position for 60 to 90 seconds.
  • Exhaling, leave your toes, and lift your body to come back to Tadasana.
  • Repeat the asana 10 times, leaving an interval of 10 seconds between two repetitions.
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