Did you enjoy your Chinese New Year snacks? It’s time to work out and feel that burn!
It’s back to the work for most of us after the first three days of Chinese New Year celebrations! Chances are, most of us may have overindulged a little too much over the delicious festive goodies. It’s alright to indulge once in a while, but now it is time for us to get back in shape! Here are some classes that can help you burn off those calories from your pineapple tart to bah kwa!
Infrared Heat Yoga
Do you know infrared rays can help in digestion and boost metabolism? Within 20 to 30 minutes of Infrared Heat Yoga, you can burn up to hundreds of calories. It has impressive proven results to help you get back in shape by breaking down trapped fat, waste, cellulite and other forms of toxic substances.
Infrared rays are radiated and absorbed by our body cells. It helps to break down stubborn cellulite into a water-soluble substance that can be eliminated through sweating. Furthermore, the infrared heat increases metabolism between the tissue and blood that results in burning calories.
Infrared Heat Yoga also has a therapeutic effect that gently increases your blood flow by expanding the capillaries that carry blood. It provides the deepest level of detoxification. It helps lower blood pressure and blood sugar, oxygenate the organs and get rid of toxins in the body.
Vinyasa Yoga is a series of connected poses resembling a graceful dance.
Do you know that the Sun Salutation sequence in Vinyasa Yoga can burn up to 500 calories? This fast-paced yoga style goes nonstop from start to finish, adding the cardiovascular element you need to really burn calories and lose weight. Vinyasa is a stylistic approach to practising yoga, meaning it links a series of asanas together by flowing from one to the next very quickly. In the realm of asana practice as an athletic endeavour, the body needs speed and intensity to get results for weight loss.
A Vinyasa practice, Power Yoga is a fitness-based workout. It finds its roots in the Ashtanga branch of yoga and shares common qualities and benefits. When you practice Power Yoga, your body builds internal heat and increases your stamina. Power Yoga is becoming increasingly popular around the world as it gives your whole body a good workout. It is, of course, strength building, and also includes the properties of a good aerobics or cardio session.
Power Yoga is a modern form of yoga that is a good fusion of the traditional values of yoga with the need of the hour – fitness and weight loss. Power Yoga feeds the muscles, works on the core and streamlines your body!
The benefits of Pilates goes beyond just better posture! It is a low impact exercise that can help you build lean muscles and toned up. Even though it is low impact, you are definitely getting a total-body workout during every session. While Pilates targets the core, every exercise utilizes all of the muscles in your body. Every movement works strength, flexibility, and mental control over your body, so you can absolutely get in shape with Pilates.
Pilates assists in weight loss by impacting your overall body composition which is increasing the lean muscles in our body which in turn leads to better metabolism. In other words, pilates increases our muscle mass while reducing our body fat ratio. In order to change your muscle to fat ratio, you must perform resistance training in which Mat Pilates uses a series of bodyweight exercises and props to do so.
Barre classes are a favourite amongst beginners, pros, and celebrities! Why is that so? The low-impact conditioning class combines the movement of ballet, the strengthening of Pilates and the stretching of Yoga.
For those who are unfamiliar, Barre It’s basically a super-energising whole-body workout that’s great for everyone from beginners to advanced practitioners. Barre classes work on building alignment, strengthening the core and elongating muscles.
The actual “barre” in class is used as a prop to help you balance, leaving you to focus on isometric strength exercises (small, pulsing movements). While the movements might be small, but trust us—you’ll feel the burn. Not only will you be feeling slimmer thanks to your improved posture and alignment. Your muscles will feel toned, your limbs will look longer and you’ll be standing taller.
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