Losing weight is not an uncommon thing to want to do. These days everyone is looking for a way to lose a few pounds without sacrificing time and effort.
While you have to exert a little effort to lose some weight, it can be difficult to find the time today. We are all so busy with 40 and 50 hour work weeks that we barely have time to enjoy ourselves. With the little bit of free time we do have, nobody really wants to add an exercise routine in there. If you want to have your body in peak performance and shape you’re going to have to work for it basically all the time. However, there is an easier way to lose weight. Miki Ryosuke, a Japanese actor, discovered an extremely effective way to lose weight naturally – and it doesn’t require crunches or push ups. In fact, all you gotta do is breath!
Miki Ryosuke experienced severe back pain and his doctor recommended that he do this exercise to decrease his back pain. He [performed the exercise for a few weeks, and is back pain was decreased – but that’s not all. Miki lost 28.7 pounds and 4.7 inches off of his waist! All you have to do is stand in this position, take a three second breath, then exhale strongly for seven seconds. It really works too!
Research performed at the Hampton University found that the combination of yoga and deep breathing exercises to help overweight teens lose weight. Sixty high school students were divided into two groups. Group one performed 40 minutes of yoga and deep breathing exercises four times a week for 12 weeks. The second group stayed within their normal routine, and the researchers found that group one lost an average of 6 pounds with no daily caloric intake reduction!
How to Do It:
- Stand with one leg forward and the other back
- Strain your glut muscles while transferring your weight to your back foot
- Slowly inhale for 3 seconds while lifting your arms above your head
- Exhale forcefully but carefully for 7 seconds, while straining all of your body’s muscles