24 Jul 4 Easy Hand Mudras for Weight loss and Reduce Belly Fat
Now we will talk about Effective Hand Mudras to Lose Weight.
Are you tired of that bulging around your tummy and stubborn belly fat? Well, then that’s the matter of abiding concern for you because being overweight and obese leads to serious health issues that may be fatal as you age.
It is believed that the excess weight can be effectively reduced with the help of certain hand mudras which is a natural way to lose weight at home. Mudras comprise of different hand gestures while practicing yoga or meditation that give establishes the energy in your body beneficial for weight loss.
The science behind how mudras can help you reduce weight
It is believed that practicing mudras on regular basis can reap some amazing health benefits for you. Weight loss is one of them. You might be wondering how practicing mudra can help me overcome obesity. Well, for that, you need to understand how mudras work.
When you practice a mudra, it activates a related body part by supplying energy to it. Once the body organs start receiving enough energy, they start performing more efficiently than before. This is how it works.
Now, for the intention of getting slimmer, you will have to perform the mudras that can stimulate the organs that affect your appetite, digestive system, and metabolism. When these three factors are stimulated, you automatically start losing weight faster than before.
If you have normal or little more than normal weight, then you can easily maintain your weight with the help of hasta mudras. But, if you are overweight or obese, only performing the yoga mudras is not going to help you. You must follow a right diet plan with yoga like Surya Namaskar steps & kapalbhati asan to lose fat effectively.
Top Yoga mudras to lose weight
As I mentioned earlier that mudras stimulate certain body parts and if you want to use them for weight loss, you must practice the right mudras that stimulate right organs to make your metabolism and digestive system better.
Therefore, I have listed top 4 hasta mudras that can act as the catalyst in your weight reduction process:
Surya Mudra for reducing belly fat
Surya Mudra is considered to be one of the most effective mudras for weight reduction. This mudra is known for improving your digestive system.
How Surya Mudra helps in reducing weight?
As the name suggests, Surya mudra signifies the fire element and it increases the flow of the fiery energy in your body to increase the vitality and boost your metabolism and your digestive system. It also lessens the earth element inside the body which is considered to be primary element responsible for the fat accumulation inside the body. In this way, Surya Mudra helps you lean down and lose a lot of belly fat.
How to do Surya Mudra?
Your ring finger represents the earth element of your body. Therefore, in order to achieve the Surya Mudra, you will have to place your thumb on your ring finger to cover it completely.
Follow the steps below to practice the Surya Mudra:
- Sit on the floor with your back straight (try to be as comfortable as you can while sitting)
- Put both of your hands on your knees with the palm facing upwards.
- Now place your thumb on the ring finger of your each hand.
- Your other fingers must be straight; only ringer finger and thumb should be bent.
- Exert the pressure on your ring finger. The more pressure you exert, the more fiery energy you will release in your body.
For how long should I do Surya Mudra?
If you want to lose the abdominal fat with the Surya Mudra, then you must practice it for at least 45 minutes. You can divide these 45 minutes into three sessions of 15 minutes each.
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Pitta-kaarak or Kapha-Naashak Mudra
Pitta is related to the body heat to affect digestion and metabolism. Therefore, it is considered to be an effective mudra for overweight people.
How does Pitta-Kaarak Mudra help in weight loss?
Pitta mudra is essential mudra for increasing the Pitta element in the human body and decreasing the Kapha humor. When the Pitta humor in increased, it directly affects the body’s metabolism and digestion.
How to practice Kapha-Naashak Mudra?
This mudra is achieved by placing the little finger and ring finger under your thumb.
Follow the steps below:
- Sit in easy, lotus, or half-lotus position with back straight.
- Place both of your hand on your knees with the palm facing upwards.
- Place the little finger and ring finger under your thumb.
- Exert gentle pressure on both fingers with the help of thumb to activate energy.
- You can also chant Om mantra along
How long should I do this mudra?
You must practice this Mudra for 30-45 minutes a day to get best results. You can also do it in 2-3 reps of 15 minutes each.
Other benefits of Kapha-Nashak Mudra include building enthusiasm & self-esteem, improving the interactivity of the thyroid, improves eye vision, treats skin problems etc.
Gyan Mudra does not have a direct impact on reducing the excess body weight and it indirectly helps for the same.
How does Gyan Mudra help in weight loss?
According to a scientific study, stress is the main reason behind over-eating and becoming overweight. Gyan Mudra is related to stress as it helps in relieving the stress from the body muscles and provides a deep sense of relaxation. This is how it eradicates the most common cause of gaining weight to help in achieving the right body weight.
How to do Gyan Mudra?
The index finger is the main element of Gyan Mudra. It can be achieved by pressing your thumb against your index finger.
Follow the steps below to practice the Gyan Mudra:
- Sit straight making ‘easy pose’ or ‘diamond pose’ as you feel comfortable.
- Place your hands on your knees with the palm facing upwards.
- Cover the tip of your index finger with the help of thumb.
- Apply a little pressure on your tips of your fingers to allow energy flow through your body.
- Chant “Om” mantra for deep relaxation.
How long should I do Gyan Mudra?
You should practice this mudra for 30 minutes daily to reap maximum benefits.
This mudra helps in relieving mental stress, enhance concentration, and lead a positive life.
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Linga is a word from Sanskrit origin that represents male sex organ i.e. “Phallus”.
How Linga Mudra Helps in reducing body fat?
This mudra is known for increasing the sexual drive in men. Just like Surya Mudra, this Mudra helps in activating the fire element in your body and thus boosting the metabolism and improving digestion.
How to practice Linga Mudra?
Thumb is the main element of this Mudra. To achieve this mudra.
Follow the steps below:
- Sit comfortably in half-lotus or easy position.
- lock your both hands except for the left thumb which must be facing upward
- Place your hands on your lap exerting a little pressure on your left thumb.
- Close your eyes and enchant “Om” Mantra
How long should I do this mudra?
Practice this mudra from 30-45 minutes daily to overcome obesity effectively.
Other benefits if linga mudra includes: elimination of negative powers, enhancing sexual power, and release stress.
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All of the above-mentioned mudras are proved to be significantly effective in reducing the belly fat and overcoming the obesity. In addition to that, you must always make sure that you are eating healthy and following a good fitness regime for the preeminent results. These mudras alone cannot do a miracle for you. You can practice all the mudras if you have the time or choose the most convenient one according to your body type. Don’t forget to be regular with this practice as it is going to take a lot of patience to work.
NOTE - Friends, I am not dietitian or Doctor, I write information here on the basis of my own 25 kilo weight loss experience and sometimes from online research. Please take doctor advice before applying any tip, as each and every human body is different.