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How Yoga Can Appetite Control And Weight Loss (7 Best Yoga Poses)

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7 Best Yoga Poses To Curb A Binge

Best Yoga Poses For Appetite Control And Weight Loss

What does yoga have to do with overeating? Research shows that yoga can diminish binge eating by 51%. Experts suspect that yoga may help by increasing body awareness, so you’re more sensitive to feeling full and less likely to mindlessly stuff yourself.

The next time you feel a binge coming on, try this flowing yoga routine, developed by Laura Madden, a yoga instructor and fitness director of the Scottsdale Resort and Athletic Club in Arizona. Hold each pose for 3 to 5 breaths, unless otherwise directed.

1. Warrior II

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Stand with feet together. Take a long step to the right. Bend the right knee into a lunge, right knee over the ankle and toes pointing to the right; Point your left foot forward. Extend your arms out to the sides.

2. Lateral range

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From Warrior II, resting his right forearm in the thigh and left arm reaching overhead, lengthening the spine.

3. Plank

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Side Reach, place hands on the floor, one on each side of the right foot. Move right foot back beside left one. The hands should be directly under the shoulders; body in a straight line from head to heels online.

4. Looking down with dog

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From Plank, reach hips up, body bent in a reverse V. Press your heels toward the floor.

5. Cobra

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From Downward Facing Dog, bend your knees and lower body to the floor. With your hands under your shoulders, lift the chest floor. Keep your shoulders down. Palmas press, hips and upper feet on the floor.

Moves Repeat 1 to 5:
Cobra, press up on his knees, then feet. Roll up one vertebra at a time you head out past as it stands. Repeat series, darting left to Moves 1 and 2. Once you have completed the five movements, movements Ending 6 and 7.

6. Tree Pose

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Place the left foot against right calf or inner thigh, no knee. Lift the chest to lengthen the spine, and bring hands to prayer position. Hold and repeat with the other leg.

7. Goddess Pose

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Lie down with the soles of your feet together and so close to the hips as comfortably as possible, stretching the inner thighs. If this is too intense, straighten your legs. Breathe deeply in this position for 2-5 minutes.

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