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If yoga can achieve serenity, calm and peace, some postures also have something to say about the silhouette. Here are some postures that could help you reach your weight loss goals.
These exercises are to be done after your postnatal rehabilitation
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Slimming Yoga: The elongated triangle
The elongated triangle
The elongated triangle tones the spine and stretches several muscles of the body: the lateral muscles, the thighs, the legs. An ideal pose to keep his thinness.
When standing, spread your legs widely. Turn the right foot end out and the left foot is turned slightly inward.
When inhaling, open the arms and extend them parallel to the floor.
When exhaling, bend the right knee very slightly, gently tilt the pelvis to the right, extending the right arm as far as possible and touch the right foot with your right hand.
When descending, keep the spine well long, and make sure to align your right ear with the right foot on the ground.
And gently open your left arm to the sky and breathe slowly. Look upward, bringing the chin back to the left shoulder. Do not drop the head backwards.
Stay on this posture for 30 seconds to 1 minute (about 5 expirations and 5 breaths).
To return to the initial position, relax your toes, look to the right leg, slightly bend the right knee by pushing gently and at the same time bring the bust upwards. Repeat the movement on the other side.
Slimming Yoga: The torsion on the ground
The torsion on the ground
While lying on the back, legs bent, feet together and well placed on the ground. Leave the arms extended, slightly apart from the body. Stretch your spine and keep the alignment of the head and back.
Gently lift the pelvis to deposit the buttocks a little to the left of the body.
Join your legs and knees well and take them to the right. Raise your knees facing the navel and be sure to keep the alignment of the axis of the head and spine. Open your shoulders well.
Then turn your head to the left (the side opposite the knees).
Stay on this posture for 1 minute and stretch the spine, thighs and contract the belly button.
Slimming Yoga: The Chaturanga
The posture of Chaturanga does not only allow to relax and overcome stress; it is also a recommended posture to refine his silhouette and work his abs. This posture essentially solicits the muscles of the arm, the abdominal belt, and the legs.
Start putting yourself on all fours, resting on your hands flat on the ground, your knees and the tips of your feet. Align the wrists of your hands to your shoulders and spread your fingers well.
Spread the knees very slightly at the same level as the hips.
While inhaling, gently lower the bust towards the ground; by bending your elbows and taking support and strength on your knees and hands. The elbows must be glued to the body.
Now, you are lying on the floor, your elbows bent at 90 °, (that they remain stuck to the body but do not spread them). By inspiring, contract your abs, push your hands on the ground and climb the whole body, while keeping the alignment of the head, spine, buttocks and heels (because you are in support of the tips of the feet).
Stay in this posture for 30 seconds and return to the ground. Repeat this up and down movement 3 to 5 times.
Slimming Yoga: The posture of the boat
The posture of the boat
The boat's posture will strengthen the spine, hips and lap belt.
In sitting position on the floor, buttocks flat on the floor, knees bent. Place your feet flat on the floor and joints.
Place your hands behind your knees, then point your toes on the floor.
Bring the bust gently to the back of the bones of the glutes, do not arch the back, hold it straight and long. In this posture already, you will feel the contraction of the thighs.
Gently lift the legs off the floor and extend them. You will take support on the buttocks and take strength at the hands below the knees. Then, when you are in balance, extend the arms on each side.
Stay in this posture for 1 minute then release. Repeat the movement 3 to 5 times.
Slimming Yoga: The posture of the camel
The posture of the camel
The posture of the camel will open the entire front of the bust, and solicits the muscles of the psoas, the muscles of the thighs and ankles. It also helps strengthen the back muscles.
In a kneeling position on the carpet, knees slightly apart from the width of the hips. Put the big toes on the floor.
Put both hands on your lower back.
When inhaling, and resting on your hands, gently bring your head back and look to the sky, keeping your hips well above your knees.
Then, following the same movement, catch your heels with your hands and bring the hips forward.
In this posture, open your shoulders, do 3 to 5 breaths. Then gently bring your but on the lower back and return to the original position.