Yoga is considered as ancient form of exercise which focuses on mind, body and soul. It is known as holistic practice from ancient years. It is derived from the Sanskrit Word “Yug”. It aims at cleansing the body from outside and inside.
Now a days, people are conscious about their health. There are instances in which there is tremendous increase in metabolic disorders such as cancer, diabetes. Hence, this has created awareness among the people who are giving priority to health and now having fitness regime and tailor made diet plan.
If one adopts the yoga for daily routine, one can feel the difference which is mentally, physically as well as spiritually. Plus, one can have weight loss also. Yoga has basic some of the breathing techniques which aims at cleansing and rejuvenating our inner organs. The basic breathing exercise and Asanas helps to increase heart rate and metabolism in our body.
Once the person is healed from inside then the focus is towards the outer body. Yoga involves twisting,forward, backward bends, poses which helps to work on muscles and hence have considerable weightloss.
What is Surya Namaskar?
Surya Namaskar is one of the most well known and practiced asanas which means salutation to sun. It comprises twelve different which emphasis focus on various parts of body. The whole surya namaskar is having huge impact on weight loss as it involves different poses into one such as prayer, forward bend and bhujangasana. It helps in strengthening the whole body and keep it active by exercising all parts of body. It also helps to ease stress and anxiety.
Steps of Suryanakaskar->
1 : Pranamasana (Prayer pose)
2 : Hastauttanasana (Raised Arms pose)
3 :Hasta Padasana (Hand to Foot pose)
4 : Ashwa Sanchalanasana (Equestrian pose)
5 : Dandasana (Stick pose)
6 : Ashtanga Namaskara (Salute With Eight Parts Or Points)
7 : Bhujangasana (Cobra pose)
8 : Parvatasana (Mountain pose)
9 : Ashwa Sanchalanasana (Equestrian pose)
10 : Hasta Padasana (Hand to Foot pose)
11 : Hastauttanasana (Raised Arms pose)
12 : Tadasana
How much time it takes to practice Surya Namaskar?
One round of Surya Namaskar takes about 4 minutes so one should daily do it for 40 minutes which one can do six days per week. But, one should be aware of the fact that you need to stick
to the schedule. If you are having trouble and feel less motivated so try to practice surya namaskar while listening to some soft music.
You need to perform surya namaskar at a slow and steady pace with your breath in relaxed mod.
If you are a beginner so it takes nearly two weeks to practice Surya Namaskar to build enough strength in body to complete the 12 rounds in each session.