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Apr 17, 2011

How Yoga Can Help You Stick to Your Weight Loss Resolutions!

Did you know that yoga can be one of the best motivators to help keep you on track to lose the weight you want?
The most common New Year’s resolution is to lose weight and while people may stay motivated for a few days or even a couple of weeks, old habits die hard and slowly but surely they lose motivation and go back to their old eating habits. Weight loss isn’t an easy resolution to keep, but yoga can seriously help you!
Practicing yoga and meditation has proven that it can actually reduce your stress levels, stress that may be causing you to overeat, comfort eat, etc. When you are in a relaxed state of mind, as yoga will make you feel, you can make healthier food choices and be more consciously aware of what you are feeding your body.
That’s not all though because yoga practice can also help you burn fat and build muscle. In fact, did you know that yoga is considered one of the best and fastest methods to burn fat?! Even the simplest yoga postures are able to stimulate and massage muscles in your body and help you improve your digestive system, kidney and liver health, blood circulation among other benefits, all of which work together to help purify your system and burn all that unwanted fat.
  • Meditation & Motivation
Meditation is quote commonly used as a means of creating a sense of relaxation and comfort, in addition to focus. Meditation can help motivate a person and build stronger will power. When we meditate, things suddenly become clearer for us, you can pick out your key motivators and work on them. This is a great way to keep your New Year’s resolution, and it’s also a great way to better achieving any goals you set in life whether a weight loss goal, a career goal or a romance goal—meditation can help you relax, focus and build a new sense of confidence in you that will help you better reach your goal!
The success of your New Year’s resolutions is an almost guaranteed thing when you are practicing yoga. An individual’s ability to manifest what he or she wants is a natural part of yoga—and what you want is to lose weight, it only becomes simpler since the practice of yoga already simultaneously tones the physical body while it is creating a clearer and more relaxed state of mind. These factors make sticking to your plan that much easier.
Having trouble setting out a diet plan that you can stick to? Need some help setting your plan up? Looking for an extra pair of ears or some extra support and motivation? I’d love to hear from you! Let me know how your weight loss plan is going, how many pounds you’ve lose to date, how many pounds you’re looking to lose and anything else you want to share with me. Please don’t hesitate to contact me or leave a comment here with your questions or comments and I’ll get back to you as soon as I can.

Here’s to your weight loss success!  

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