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Yoga after Pregnancy to reduce Tummy and for Weight Loss

Vyaghrasana (Tiger Pose) in YogaGiving birth to a child is the most memorable moment in a woman’s life.
But, most mothers spend all their time in taking care of the baby and neglect their own health.

The most neglected part is their tummy, which was stretched during 9 months of pregnancy and doesn’t go back completely.
There are few Yogasanas, which can take you back into your pre-pregnancy form.

Check with your physician and start practicing these asanas 3 months after delivery.

Yoga Asanas to reduce tummy and fat after delivering a child

  • Tiger Pose (Vyaghrasana) :

    Come down to all fours on yoga mat.
    Fold one leg in crouching position (with knees bent and upper body forward and downwards). Now, straighten the leg and then bring it back in the folded position.
    Repeat this process by folding other leg.
    On each leg, perform this Asana 10 times.
    Benefits of Vyaghrasana : It helps in toning the lower body (below waist)

  • Trikonasana (Triangle Pose) :

    Refer to Trikonasana article and practice it 10 times.
    Benefits of Trikonasana : It removes fat deposits from the waist and hip areas.

  • Bhujangasana (Cobra Pose) :

    Refer to Bhujangasana article and practice it 10 times.
    Benefits of Bhujangasana : This cobra pose cures back pain caused by carrying weight during pregnancy and also strengthens spine.

By practicing the above yogasanas everyday, new mothers can regain their body shape back within a month or two.
Most important is that they don’t have to go on a crash diet to reduce post-pregnancy tummy and fat.
They can take all nutritious food needed for their recovery and baby’s milk and still lose fat.
These asanas even help tighten the skin and remove post-pregnancy stretch marks (singular stria).

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