Yoga for Abs: 3 Best Yoga Poses to Strengthen Your Core

In this blog of Yoga for Abs, you will get to know about the 3 best yoga poses to firm your abs and strengthen your core.

Can you devolve abs from Yoga?

In short, Yes! Yoga will not only help you to get flexible and relieve stress but also it can help you develop abs.

Certain yoga poses are meant to target your abdominal muscles to strengthen your core and develop abs.

In this blog, you will get to know about 3 such yoga poses that are targeted to strengthen your core and develop abs. So without any further ado, let’s get started.

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Here are 3 yoga poses to develop abs, contraindications and precautions, additional tips, conclusion, and some FAQ’s:

1. Phalakasana – Plank Pose

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Phalakasana – Plank Pose

2. Chaturanga Dandasana – Four-Limbed Staff Pose

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Chaturanga Dandasana – Four-Limbed Staff Pose

3. Makara Adho Mukha Svanasana – Dolphin Plank Pose

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Makara Adho Mukha Svanasana – Dolphin Plank Pose

Contraindications and Precautions

Consult your doctor before doing any of these 3 poses, if you have any serious neck or back, or shoulder injuries or you have gone through any recent surgeries.

Don’t overdo any pose. Stay in a plank position for anywhere between 1-2 minutes, you can rest and then again continue.

‘Long planks do more damage than good’

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Additional Tips

Beginning, ending, and in between every pose, you can rest in Child’s Pose for 30-60 seconds.

Perform all these 3 postures in the morning or an empty stomach or a minimum of 5 hours after your meal.

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Conclusion

So these were the best 3 yoga poses to develop abs and strengthen your core.

You will start seeing results in just 2-3 weeks after consistently following this routine (5 to 6 days a week is enough). Try to do at least 2 to 3 sets for every asana.

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQ)

How much time will it takes to develop abs?

Well, it depends on person to person, but if you follow the given routine you will start seeing results in just 2-3 weeks.

How much time to stay in plank position?

You can stay in a plank position for anywhere between 1-2 minutes, you can rest and then again continue. Note- ‘Long planks do more damage than good’

Can plank type poses burn belly fat?

Yes! Plank type poses are one of the best yogic postures that burn belly fat. Holding a plank pose engages various muscles at once, which benefits the body in many ways including core strengthening and burning belly fat.

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1 thought on “Yoga for Abs: 3 Best Yoga Poses to Strengthen Your Core”

  1. Tbh, till now I was wondering all these 3 plank yoga poses includes in the modern exercise…
    Great Work, Keep it up 🙂

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