“Towards perfect body, naturally”.
Shape up your body and lose those extra inches naturally, with most powerful techniques of yoga.
Did you know that over one billion worldwide todays are overweight? Obesity is the most common nutritional or metabolic disorder. The obesity is related both to dietary factors and secondary lifestyle. This aspect is considered important because it is associated with increase mortality, predisposes to the development of fatal diseases and diminishes the efficiency and happiness of those affected. It is a disease common to the present day sedentary lifestyle in larger number of cases.
Obesity is defined as an excess of adipose tissue due to enlargement of fat cell B.M.I (Body Mass Index) is used to determine obesity of people. (Measures a person’s height and weight).
Disease risk associated with overweight by BMI.
|Weight Category||BMI (kg per m2)BMI = body mass index||Level||Disease Risk|
|Underweight||<18.5||Low (but risk of other clinical problems may be increase)||—|
|Normal||18.5 to 24.9||Normal||No Risk|
|Overweigh||25.0 to 29.9||Increase||High|
|Obesity Class I||30.0 to 34.9||High||Very High|
|Obesity Class II||35.0 to 39.9||Very High||Very High|
|Obesity Class III||>40||Extremely High||Extremely High|
Obesity is caused by a combination of both genetic and environmental influences.
Excess fat accumulation may be due to imbalance between the energy intake and energy expenditure. There are no specific causes as such but factors influencing area.
Yes, it’s a rising epidemic, caused by:
Obesity adds to the burden of an already long list of chronic diseases and disabilities:
More worrisome is the rapid increase in child obesity caused due to:
YOGA MANAGEMENT FOR OBESITY
Obesity is a life style disorder of this generation but there is a cure within our reach, proven and time tested over 5000 years. There is enough evidence and research to prove that practice of yoga can indeed help in efficient management of obesity and help bring down stress levels in our modern day-to-day life. Thus it is little wonder that physicians of modern medicine prescribe yoga as a therapy for leading a healthy, stress-free better quality of life.
Yoga is not a quick-fix, temporary weight loss therapy; it’s a permanent solution for a life time.
PROPER EXERCISE – ASANAS
Yoga Asana or yogasana is physical exercise. Its gentle stretches not only tones the muscles, ligaments, tendons and all body parts but helps improve blood circulation and overall flexibility of the body. Practiced in a slow and relaxed manner, with all attention diverted inwards on the breath, it enhances the spiritual experience. Yogasana is the third limb in the Raja Yoga system.
Need of Asanas:
PROPER BREATHING EXERCISE – PRANAYAMA
The unconscious process of inhalation and exhalation enlivens the body, mind and soul. Inhaling means intake of life element, Oxygen and exhaling is expelling of waste.
Pranayama or proper breathing helps one tap into the storehouse of tremendous energy in the Solar Plexus which is released for physical and mental rejuvenation.
Need for Pranayama:
PROPER CLEANSING – YOGIC KRIYAS
Sodhana kriyas cleanse the internal organ, which in modern parlance is known as detoxification. Removal of impurities through this cleansing process helps every organ and system function as its optimal best.
Need for Yogic Kriyas:
PROPER DIET – SATVIK FOOD
Yogic diet consists of easily digestible, healthy food. It is simple, natural and wholesome with a subtle effect on the mind and astral body. This diet makes one healthy, promotes keen intellect and peace of mind.
Practice of yoga calms the mind thus helping one get over anxiety or binge eating, where we end up eating more, adding to the weight. Practice of yoga inculcates a tendency to eat just enough to live, not living to eat.
Need for Satvik Food:
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