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How to Get Six Pack abs using this Six Yoga Asanas

Locked down in the house and cannot go to the gym? And due to lots of sitting, sleeping and very less activity your stomach muscles have also gone into relaxation mode. Don’t worry, these 6 yoga poses help you get those elusive 6 pack abs. so let’s get started.

  1. TADASANA (Mountain pose)

Even if this is essentially a warm-up pose, which has various health benefits, and can help tone your abs.

Directions:

  1. Begin by standing in the middle of your yoga mat.
  2. Bring your feet together and keep your heels one inch apart.
  3. Flatten your soles.
  4. Your hands should be at the sides of the body.
  5. Fix your gaze forward.
  6. Remain in this position for 3-5 minutes.
  7. Rest and repeat.

2. ADHO MUKH SVANASANA (Downward Dog Pose)

Strengthens your legs, hips, spine and abs.

Directions:

  1. Get down on your knees.
  2. Bend forward and place your hands under your shoulders.
  3. Keep your toes pointed inward and raise your hips.
  4. Your heels should be raised from the ground.
  5. Keep holding this position until you feel a stretch in your hips.
  6. Rest and repeat.

3. VIRABHADRASANA (Warrior Pose)

Tones your core and strengthens your legs.

Directions:

  1. Place your right foot in front and bend the knee.
  2. Turn the left foot 90 degrees to your right leg.
  3. Raise your arms by the sides, so that they are parallel to the floor.
  4. Gaze ahead and remain in the position for 60 seconds.

4. HALASANA (Plow Pose)

Tones your abdominal muscles, shoulders, back and legs.

Directions:

  1. Lie down on your back (you can use a yoga mat, or a carpet).
  2. Raise your legs so that they are above your stomach.
  3. Proceed to bend your legs towards your head and keep going until they fold over your head and your toes are placed just beyond the shoulder.
  4. Remain in this position for around 20-25 seconds.
  5. Rest and repeat.

5. BALASANA (Child’s Pose)

Tones your abs and strengthens your back.

Directions:

  1. Get down on your knees.
  2. Keep your spine erect.
  3. Raise your arms.
  4. Proceed to bend forward at the torso so that your chest touches your thighs.
  5. Keep bending forward until your forehead is in contact with the ground.
  6. Hold this position for around 15-20 seconds.

6. PHALAKASANA (Plank Pose)

Best low-impact exercise for toning your abs.

Directions:

  1. Begin by getting into a push up position, arms under the shoulders and legs straight.
  2. Tense and tighten your abdomen, thigh and posterior muscles.
  3. Raise your legs on your toes and hold this position for around 45-60 seconds.
  4. Rest and repeat once.

So there you have it. 6 yoga poses for your 6 pack abs. Now get started.

 

 

 

Chetan Uniyal

I love to write, love to read and explore the different interesting things happening around the world. I always had a curious and inquisitive mind.

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