Yoga is an effective way of losing body fat and toning your muscles. Sedentary lifestyles, high stress levels and unhealthy eating habits are some of the key reasons of gaining weight or growing body fat. And, hips, tummy and thighs are the major areas where you are more likely to gain fat.
So here are 5 yoga poses to practice if you want to get your abs, hips and thighs in good shape.
1. Parivrtta Trikonasana (Revolved Triangle Pose)
This is a type of standing and twisting yoga pose. Practicing this pose on a daily basis helps you in getting rid of fat on hips, thighs and abdomen.
2. Chakki Chalanasana (Mill Churning Pose)
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This yogasana is very beneficial for reducing belly fat. The movement in this pose is similar to how you churn raw grains on a flour mill using your hands. Do 10 sets of this yoga pose in both clockwise and anti-clockwise direction.
3. Setu Bandhasana (Bridge Pose)
This is a truly effective yoga pose to get a flat belly. It also helps in making your hip flexors and backbone stronger.
4. Utthishta Parshva Konasana (Extended Side Angle Pose)
This a type of standing pose and all the body muscles come into action while performing this yoga pose. It helps you get rid of excess fat on abdomen, hips and thigh regions. Utthishta Parshva Konasana is also beneficial in the cure of arthritis.
5. Bhujangasana (Cobra Pose)
This pose is highly beneficial for toning tummy and hips. It is also very effective for relieving the problem of backache.