2 Major Yoga Pose To Loose Belly Fat And Strengthen Core In 2023


1.  Kapal Bhati
In Sanskrit, ‘Kapal’ means skull and ‘bhati’ means ‘shining/illuminating’. Therefore, this kapalbhati pranayam is also known as “skull shining breathing technique”.


  1. Sit in a comfortable pose.
  2. Straighten your back and close your eyes.
  3. Place your palms on your knees facing up.
  4. Inhale normally and focus on exhaling with a short, rhythmic and forceful breath.
  5. You can use your stomach to forcefully expel all the air from the diaphragm and lungs by compressing it.
  6. Inhalation should happen automatically while you decompress your stomach.


  • It strengthens and stimulates the digestive system and abdominal muscles.
  • It strengthens the nasal passages and removes blockages in the chest.
  • It promotes blood circulation.
  • It improves the complexion of the skin and brings a glow on the face.
  • It increases memory power.
  • It gives mental clarity and helps overcome stress and depression
  • It removes any extra fat from the body

2.  Naukasana (boat pose)

Formation of the posture

  1. Lie down on your back.
  2. Lift up your upper and lower body to balance on your sitting bones.
  3. Your toes must be aligned with your eyes.
  4. Keep your knees and back straight.
  5. Keep your arms parallel to the ground and pointing forward.
  6. Tighten your abdominal muscles.
  7. Straighten your back.
  8. Inhale and exhale normally.


  • It strengthens lower back, stomach and leg muscles.
  • It improves the functioning of the digestive system.
  • It tones the waist and promotes weight loss
  • It removes gastrointestinal discomfort
  • It eliminates lethargy.
  • It builds the abdominal muscles.
  • It stimulates circulatory, nervous and hormonal systems.

Breathing Methodology
Inhale as you lift your body off the floor. Inhale and exhale normally if you hold the asana for too long.

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