5 Yoga Poses to Sculpt Your Waist

5 Yoga Poses to Sculpt Your Waist

Getting into a fitness routine to contour your waist can be daunting at first. There could even be instances when you decide nothing works and would want to quit. However, with the right amount of energy and passion, you can get the desired body shape with yoga!

Using yoga for waist training is one of the best solutions out there, not only do you reduce your waistline, but also feel more relaxed. Strenuous training sessions at the gym can affect your mood and increase anxiety levels. However, yoga ensures that you get the best of both worlds.

Add any of these yoga postures to your yoga routine and soon you’ll see how your waist starts shaping to give you a great figure and lots of mindfulness at the same time.

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1. Boat Pose

To effectively shape your waist, nothing comes close to the boat pose. It gives one of the best results in the shortest span of time. In a boat pose, your midsection is subject to great force while you lift your legs. The technique is easy to follow and only requires working out for a few minutes each day for rock solid abs.

Even if you cannot lift your legs entirely, the benefits of this pose are not diminished, which means you can still achieve results. Mastering the perfect posture might require a considerable amount of experience given the difficulty level, but with patience, you’ll get there.

2. Star Planks

Planks can help you get the much desirable hourglass body. Plus, they keep your waistline in control. Star Planks, however, require a certain level of mastery to balance your posture.

Once you get the balance figured out, the technique is easy to follow and puts your lower abs and obliques on fire. In a Star Plank, you follow the same posture for a side pose, but there are few extra movements to give your waist training an added edge. The benefit of a star plank is that you would notice your muscles burning the extra fat from the first workout. A few minutes of Star Planks a day can get your waistline back in shape sooner than you think.

3. Bird Dog Pose

For people looking for more serious workout sessions and quicker results, a sequence of Bird Dog will be of significant help. This strenuous pose would burn your abs and would blast the extra fat around your tummy.

The technique requires balancing on one hand and leg while stretching out the other leg and arm to increase pressure on your abdomen. Remember, the longer you can maintain the pose, the higher the benefits. Breathe normally to increase the time you can hold the pose.

4. Warrior III

The warrior pose is another yoga pose that delivers splendid results for your waist. One primary challenge in a Warrior III posture is that you balance your entire body on one leg while leaning forward with arms stretched straight and one leg stretched behind. The technique puts an increased burden on your muscles and promotes quick weight-loss. Mastering the technique will take some time, but it is worth trying it!

5. Knee-To-Arm Plank

Now, this may sound like a typical exercise that can be done easily. And while the pose seems easier compared to others, it puts a lot of strain on your abdominal region and helps you achieve your desired body shape. If you have a serious intention to cut off the extra fat and contour your waistline, then you need to add knee-to-arm planks to your workout routine.

Why Yoga?

When you are trying to switch from fitness routines to yoga, it could be challenging to add complex twisted yoga moves at first. This is because we want quick results and taking the easy way out is all that matters. What you need to remember is that yoga is a complete lifestyle. And the best part about yoga is that it still holds meditation principles, which will help you overcome stress and anxiety.

About The Author

James Crook – James is a passionate blogger who loves to write on health and fitness related topics. Currently, he is a working as a blogger for a telemedicine app ‘Mend Family’. James is also a contributor at BookYogaTeacherTraining.com.

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