10 yoga positions to help lose belly fat

2. Wind Easing Posture (Pavanamukthasan)

The wind easing posture is a great pose for soothing lower back pain, strengthening your core, hips, and thighs. It has even been used to promote healthy pH levels and increase metabolism. 

How to do it:
Step 1: Lie on your back with your legs stretched out with your heels touching each other and your arms at your side.
Step 2Breathe out as you bend your knees as you move them toward your chest.
Step 3: Hold your knees as you pull them closer into your body
Step 4Tighten your thighs and apply pressure to your abdominal muscles as you hold the position.
Step 5: Hold the position for 60-90 seconds as you breathe deliberately and deeply. 
Step 6: Breathe out and release the knees as you allow your arms to rest on your side.
Step 7Repeat 5 times with a 15-second break between each pose. 

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