Simple Diet to Lose Belly Fat

December 2013 by

The Lose Belly Fat Diet is the easiest way to burn up to 4 pounds of abdominal fat and increase lean muscle. The simple secret isn’t exercise or calorie counting, it’s safflower oil, according to a study from the Ohio State University. Safflower oil is inexpensive and…

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Weight Loss Plateau Help

December 2013 by

YAY!!! You hit a weight loss plateau! Hitting a weight loss plateau typically signals you’re following a successful weight loss plan, so give your self a big hug and don’t get discouraged. This frustrating pause in your weight loss journey is common.

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Integrative Weight Loss with Kripalu Yoga

May 2013 by

Despite trying a multitude of diet and exercise programs, folks typically experience only short-term success and often gain back more than they lost. Frequently overlooked as a component of weight loss success is the importance of psychological well-being. Kripalu yoga offers a non-dieting approach.

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Good, Better & Best Fat-Burning Yoga Moves

January 2013 by

In yoga there are good fat-burning moves, better fat-burning moves and the best fat-burning moves. If you’re trying to lose weight with yoga, you’ll want to add some of these poses to your self practice or yoga class. Each category has poses suitable for beginners and experienced yogis.

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Women Who Do Yoga are Healthier

December 2012 by

Women who do yoga are healthier than those who don’t, according to a study from Northcentral University published in a 2011 issue of the International Journal of Yoga.   While the previous statement has been my long-standing personal opinion, a new yoga study found this to be true. In many yoga studies, the prescribed yoga session includes meditation, leaving us to wonder if the benefits of yoga are attributable to the meditation, the yoga asanas, or a combination of the two. In this yoga study, separate meditation sessions were not included in outcomes. The Yoga Study Participants Researchers examined data from 211 female yoga practitioners, let’s call them yoginis, between 45 and 80-years-old. The yoginis completed an online survey to assess the effects of practicing yoga asanas has on body mass index and the amount of...

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Reduce Your Risk of Chronic Disease with Yoga

December 2012 by

You’ll feel great, when you do yoga to lose weight and prevent chronic disease. In fact, the following yoga research study shows people with chronic disease risk factors lost a significant weight when they practiced yoga regularly. If you want to help someone you love…

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Cardiovascular Benefits of Surya Namaskar

December 2012 by

Doing Surya Namaskar increases your heart rate enough to produce significant cardiovascular health benefits. By the time you complete two rounds of Surya Namaskar, you can reach 80% of your age-predicted maximum heart rate.

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How to Do Surya Namaskar to Lose Weight

November 2012 by

Here is the step-by-step program to do Surya Namaskar to lose weight without changing your diet. In fact, people lost weight by simply completing 12 rounds of Surya Namaskar per day, six days per week. Contraindications for Surya Namaskar include…

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Yoga to Burn Calories: Surya Namaskar

November 2012 by

Doing Surya Namaskar is one of the best ways to burn calories with Hatha yoga. What is Surya Namaskar? Also known as sun salutation, this series of yoga poses burns a considerable amount of calories because it’s a cardiovascular exercise.

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Hatha Yoga Poses that Burn Over 3 Calories per Minute

September 2012 by

Add Hatha yoga poses that burn over three calories per minute to your class or home practice routine if you want to do yoga to burn calories. These poses are the back bend known as bow pose, an intermediate variation of the plow pose and the series sun salutation.

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Yoga to Burn Calories: Poses Over 2.5 Calories per Minute

September 2012 by

If you want to use yoga to burn calories, add Hatha yoga poses to your class or home routine that burn over 2.5 calories per minute. Interestingly enough, all these poses burn a significant amount of calories while lying on the floor.

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Yoga to Burn Calories: Poses Over 2 Calories per Minute

September 2012 by

You can do yoga to burn calories by adding yoga poses that burn over 2 calories per minute to your yoga class or home routine. Many people ask, “Can you lose weight with yoga?” The answer is, yes. Especially when you perform yoga poses…

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