You really want to look like a celluloid goddess but you just can’ step out of your house! Many Indian house wives have to face this problem. They have so many responsibilities that they can’t hit the gym to fulfill their dreams. Even if they happen to have the time they don’t have the equipments needed. If you happen to fall in this category, please do read on!
Walk at home –
Have you heard of Leslie Sansone? Her walk at home DVDs have indeed been a rage. Several people claim to have lost weight with the help of her DVD. This walk at home program has been around for 20 years and it has helped a lot of people. If you can’t step out do it in the comfort of your own home. The moves are not boring at all. It has arm arises, marching at the same place, backward and forward moves.
To do surya namaskar, you will need just a yoga mat. From time immemorial Indians have been doing surya namaskar each morning. It is an integral part of our culture and heritage. If you really want to get fit you should try doing it. Just choose an open space, preferably your terrace or balcony. Make sure that you do it with the rising sun on an empty stomach for maximum benefit. 12 asanas or postures complete one round of surya namaskar. Want to know how it will benefit you? Well, here are the benefits-
- Calms down the mind and helps in relaxing the body.
- Ensures better functioning of internal organs.
- Fights insomnia
- It is beneficial for the menstrual cycle and it eases childbirth too.
- Improves the circulation of blood, stimulating hair growth and preventing hair problems.
- It helps in reducing anxiety and restlessness.
- It improves one’s strength and energy.
Easy exercises without equipment –
There are certain exercises that you can do at the comfort of your own home. If you are new to exercising start with a few from the list below or else you will end up with sore muscles.
Push ups- Push ups tone the shoulders, chest, triceps, abs and the back. It can be a bit difficult. You can try the women’s version of push ups that sue the knees too. They are a lot easier!
Squats- Squats are a very basic kind of fitness exercise. It is known to work at parts of the body simultaneously.
Sit ups- Sit ups strengthen the muscles of the abdomen.
Lunges- Lunges are done by placing one leg forward with a bent knee with the foot flat on the ground. The other leg is placed behind.
Pull ups- Pull ups need to be done to build the upper body that will help you lift object easily. Carrying babies and grocery bags will be a lot easier for you.
Natural remedies to lose weight –
Drinking plenty of water- Drinking water helps in fast weight reduction. Studies have shown that drinking water before meals has really helped in weight loss. It also flushes out toxins form the body.
Consuming apple cider vinegar- Apple cider vinegar has been proved to be effective for weight loss by certain studies. It can be consumed with water. You can add 2 tsp of apple cider vinegar in a glass of water and drink it before every meal.
Drinking green tea- Green tea is not only good for weight loss but for overall health too. It lowers bad cholesterol and increases the level of good cholesterol. It also keep blood sugar levels in check and protects against diabetes.
So, I hope you found this post useful and losing weight at home will be easier now. :-)