Yoga for Weight control
Yoga has ability to reduce weight. Through different asanas of Yoga we can easily reduce extra fat from our body. Some of the asanas stimulate sluggish glands to increase their hormonal secretions. For example, the thyroid gland has a big effect on our weight as it affects body metabolism.
Asanas like shoulder stand and the fish posture are particular for the thyroid gland. These asanas increase fat metabolism thereby converting fat to muscle and energy, and you will not only loose fat but also have a better muscle tone and vitality.
Yoga deep breathing helps in increasing the oxygen intake to the body cells, including the fat cells. This results into burning up of fat cells.
Another amazing aspect of Yoga is that it reduces anxiety. Yoga plays an important role in making us more calm and cool.
The knowledge and power, from Yoga also makes us aware of problems like obesity, which may prevent the individual from overeating. Such is the magic of Yoga that you tend to attain a balanced weight i.e. if your weight is normal, it will remain the same where as in case of underweight, you will gain weight.
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