Exercises for weight loss

You can lose your weight not only with exercises for weight loss but also by taking weight loss diet. If you want to make your goal to lose weight, then focus on burning more calories than you consume. In recent researches it has been found that exercising for more than 250 minutes per week has resulted in significant weight loss, i.e., you have to workout for 45-60 minutes for 6 days in a week. You can also follow tips of weight loss.

Many studies demonstrate that when a person diets, they lose 75% fat and 25% muscle. As muscle is lost, your body's ability to burn and use calories efficiently decreases. The most beneficial method of weight loss is a mixture of moderate exercises and calorie restriction. When you first start doing exercise after a long span of time without any habit of exercising, you may feel hungry. Exercise pulls stored calories in the forms of glucose and fat out of tissues so that blood glucose level stay even and you don't feel hungry. Pranayama helps a lot in weight loss. It supplies oxygen to the brain, which in turn burns fat. After performing exercises for weight loss, one must do pranayama as it naturally increases energy. Below are few exercises for weight loss given which you may practice to start burning calories.

Spot running

Regular practice of this exercise helps to burn calories, thereby reducing weight.


This exercise exerts pressure on the whole body which in turn may result in weight loss.

Side bending

By this exercise our waistline does not become smaller or reduce it, but it gives it a shape.

Sit up

If you practice this exercise in the proper way and your heart starts pumping faster, you tend to burn extra calories, thereby resulting in weight reduction.


Improves strength and reduces abdominal fat and strengthens abdominal muscles.


Reduces the stomach fat and strengthens the thigh, waist and hips.


This asana is practiced by bending and contracting the abdominal muscles by which the muscles are massaged and this helps in circulation and burning up of excess fat.


One of the most fruitful yoga asanas to reduce fat from abdomen and is beneficial for women after child birth to get their shape back.

Suryaved pranayam

This pranayam aids in maintaining an erect demeanor and is beneficial for both physical and psychological fitness


Stay calm and relax in this posture.

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A Word Of Caution:

Exercises given here are for otherwise healthy patients. If you have multiple medical conditions please be cautioned that some exercises may not be suitable at all. Consult our Yoga Doctors for a routine customized to your medical condition.

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