Plank pose engages the core muscles, helping to strengthen the abdominal muscles and reduce belly fat. Hold the plank position for 30 seconds to 1 minute, gradually increasing the duration as you build strength.
Boat pose targets the abdominal muscles, including the lower belly. Sit on the floor, lift your legs, and balance on your sitting bones while keeping your spine straight. Hold the pose for 30 seconds to 1 minute, focusing on engaging your core.
Bridge pose not only strengthens the core but also engages the thighs and buttocks. Lie on your back, lift your hips towards the ceiling, and clasp your hands under your back. Hold the pose for 30 seconds to 1 minute, breathing deeply.
This pose helps in digestion and reduces bloating. Lie on your back, bring your knees to your chest, and hold them with your arms. Gently rock from side to side to massage the lower back. Hold for 1-2 minutes.
Cobra pose strengthens the abdominal muscles and improves flexibility in the spine. Lie on your stomach, place your hands beneath your shoulders, and lift your chest off the ground. Hold the pose for 15-30 seconds, gradually increasing the duration.
This seated yoga pose stretches the entire backside of the body, including the abdomen. Sit with your legs extended, hinge at the hips, and reach towards your toes. Hold the stretch for 30 seconds to 1 minute.
Warrior poses, especially Warrior II, engage the core and help tone the abdominal muscles. Stand with your legs wide apart, bend one knee, and extend your arms parallel to the floor. Hold for 30 seconds to 1 minute on each side.