4 Simple Stretches For Weight Loss
Want to get in shape? You need to get moving! You must have heard this umpteen times but I am going to repeat it once again. Yes, you need to exercise to burn calories. It is well known that along with exercise you should do stretching too. Exercising and stretching are the 2 best things for weight loss.
Now when it comes to the time you need to invest for a fit body, it is not much. Just invest a few hours a day and don’t push yourself beyond a certain limit. This way you will be sorted. Working out at home can be helpful on days when you don’t have the time to go to the gym.
Are you totally clueless about working out at home? Well, you shouldn’t be if you have been reading our blog as we have been posting so much about exercises that you can do without any equipments! However, we welcome the new readers with open arms and present a few stretches that work really well in weight loss.
Here are some stretches for weight loss that you can very well do at home:
1) Stretch hands up and inhale
Stretching your hands up and inhaling is beneficial in 2 ways when done every morning. First, it releases the stress and fatigue present inside you each morning. Secondly, you burn a lot of fat when your hands are stretched upwards and you inhale and then release the breath. Do you know doing so for 20 to 30 times a day will burn more number of calories than an hour long walk will?
2) Stretch legs in different directions
If you want to get rid of thigh fat, there is a stretch for you! This particular stretch involves stretching your legs in different directions as much as possible. You need to hold this for 5 secs and later release. Keep doing this every day 25 times and see the results.
3) Run stretch
Run stretch is the best thing you can do if you want to lose weight quickly. Simply stretch your arms up, tighten your legs and then try to run slowly. Even when you run for 30 mins a day, you will be able to see a huge difference in a matter of a month.
4) Boxing stretch
When you have a lot of fat in your arms and shoulder, you can get rid of it with the help of boxing stretch. The boxing stretch is a sure shot way of losing fat. You need to try boxing with one hand after the other and keep stretching it as far as possible. This way you will surely shed weight from your arms.
So, this was all about the stretches to help you lose weight. These tries and tested stretches have helped a lot of people in shedding unwanted weight. Keep doing them on a daily basis and see the magic. Do let us know how much weight you lost!
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