When it comes to targeting stomach fat, practicing this 2 yoga asanas can be beneficial for strengthening the core muscles and improving overall body flexibility.Here are the two most effective yoga poses that can help you engage your core and potentially contribute to stomach fat loss.
- Boat Pose (Navasana):
- Sit on the mat with your legs extended in front of you.
- Bend your knees and lift your feet off the ground, balancing on your sit bones.
- Straighten your legs, forming a V shape with your body.
- Keep your spine straight and engage your abdominal muscles.
- Extend your arms parallel to the ground, or for an extra challenge, reach your arms forward.
- Hold the pose for 30 seconds, do this for 5 counts.
Benefits: Boat pose strengthens the abdominal muscles, improves digestion, helps tone the core area and reduces upper and lower belly fat.
- Plank Pose (Phalakasana):
- Begin in a push-up position, with your hands directly under your shoulders and toes tucked under.
- Engage your core muscles, keeping your body in a straight line from head to heels.
- Hold the position, focusing on maintaining a strong and stable core.
- Aim to hold the pose for 30 seconds, gradually increasing the duration as you build strength.Do this for 5 counts.
Benefits: Plank pose targets the entire core, including the abdominal muscles, and also strengthens the arms, shoulders, and back.