DOES YOGA HELP WITH WEIGHT LOSS & WEIGH MANAGEMENT ISSUES?
Most definitely. There are a number of factors involved. Firstly, some of the asanas ( Postures) stimulate sluggish glands to increase their hormonal secretions. The thyroid gland, especially, has a big effect on our weight because it effects body metabolism. There are several asanas ( Postures) such as the shoulder stand and the fish posture, which are specific for the thyroid gland. Fat metabolism also increased, so fat is converted to muscle and energy. This means that, as well as losing fat, you will have better muscle tone and a higher vitality level.
Secondly yoga deep breathing increases the oxygen intake to the body cells, including the fat cells. The causes increased oxidation or burning up of fat cells . yogic exercise induce more continuous and deeper breathing, which gradually burns, sometimes forcefully, many of the calories already ingested. Thirdly, yogic practices that reduce anxiety tend to reduce anxious eating. When under nervous strain we tend to gulp our food without attaining much genuine satisfaction . We end up in eating more. If, on the other hand, we approach our meals with greater calmness of mood, whether produced by habits which have calmed our life or by yoga ( like a pause for prayer before a meal ), we tend to be less likely to overeat in a frantic effort to quit our midday anxieties.
Lastly, yogic aids may be employed between meals whenever one becomes tempted to search for a snack. One may deliberately turn to yoga, rather than to the icebox or snack bar, when feels the need for a life or reef from restless nervousness . practicing yoga may make you aware of your weight problem that may also act as a deterrent from overeating .
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