Obesity as a disease/epidemic has doubled its figures in the past couple of decades, with almost one-third of the world now battling/facing obesity. Obesity is now the primary cause for day-to-day lifestyle problems, including more serious issues like hypertension, diabetes, cardiac disease, respiratory problems, digestive problems, ulcers and many more. While also increasing the rate of death due to the disease, the quality of life of people suffering from it starts to deteriorate very rapidly.
Yoga is a very ancient form of exercise and style of living that focuses primarily on benefitting your mind, body and soul. It’s a holistic practice that can reap rich rewards for individuals of all ages. The word ‘Yoga’ has been derived from the ancient Sanskrit language, the times from when the practice started. ‘Yug’ is a word which refers to the joining of the individual consciousness to the consciousness of the universe that we live in.
Yoga is referred to as a science, and not just as a practice. It is considered to be the science of integrating the body, the mind and the soul into a single consciousness. Yoga aims at cleaning and revitalizing the body from within. Regular practitioners of Yoga are able to see the mental, spiritual and physical improvements in themselves within not too long of taking it up.
Some of the most common causes for putting on weight are poor eating habits, imbalanced diets, and inefficient functioning of various organs and body functions. Yoga consists of very simple, basic breathing techniques and practices, which is aimed mainly at rejuvenating the inner organs of our bodies, and optimizing their functions, so as to make sure that all bodily systems are performing at the most efficient levels required.
Yoga for weight loss at cultfit as a practice aims primarily at toning muscles, strengthening the core, and improving flexibility. CultFit aims at bringing about a general decrement in the number of sicknesses in the participants of a carefully devised Yoga regime that also aims at increasing the general metabolism of the human being, making them feel better from the inside out.
Nowadays, people who feel the need to reduce weight are willing to take up any means possible to do so, ranging from weird and wonderful to the downright absurd. There also exists the fact that there are a lot of dangerous methods being advertised, which includes consumption of various kinds of supplements, that end up being detrimental for the health of the individual.
Curefit has taken up the concept of Yoga for weight loss in earnest, wanting to provide a completely holistic and life-changing method for people to reduce weight, while also keeping in mind their general health, and improving other aspects such as flexibility, and aiding in a better metabolism, which is one of the most important keys to a healthy path to weight-loss.
Some of the best asanas to practice consistently for weight loss are:
- Adho Mukha Svanasana
- Ardha Matsyendrasana
Check what Wikipedia is written about Yoga and how it began and to take a look at our very carefully planned out yoga training regime, aimed at not only providing weight loss as a reward, but also generally to make our customers feel and look better from the inside out.