Does Yoga Help With Weight Loss?

Do your friends consistently ask about your yoga-plus-a-healthy-eating-plan secret to weight-loss success, but since you’re so Zen now your only tangible answer is, “Trust the universe”? Since the only moment we have is now, take a pause (hint: that’s one way yoga helps with fat burning) to understand how your practice supports dropping pounds on and off the mat.

Because you’re into yoga, you might have a goal to lose weight mindfully. You’ve taken an honest look at whether or not you feel you need to “get shredded” (tip: track your progress with a comprehensive scale, as women’s bodies fluctuate monthly from hormonal water retention and muscle is about 18 percent more dense than fat) and understand the basic concept of decreasing your energy intake and increasing your energy output.

Excerpted from Pop Sugar

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