If you don’t know how to achieve a flat stomach without doing traditional exercises and abdominal exercises at a gym, you will be surprised to learn that breathing techniques can be equally effective at burning your belly fat.
This deep breathing technique speeds up the metabolism and helps to burn the fat on the abdominal muscles.
- Start by lying on your back on a mat.
- If you are a beginner, place your hands on your stomach for better control of your breathing.
- Inhale slowly through your nose so that your stomach expands under your hands.
- Exhale through pursed lips so that your stomach falls under your hands.
- Make sure your chest stays still. Start by doing this for 5-10 minutes.
- You can then increase the time and do this exercise while sitting or standing.
This exercise aims to strengthen your inner abdominal muscles.
- Lie on your back on a mat with your knees bent and feet flat.
- Slowly breathe in as much air as you can.
- Start breathing in as much air as possible, bringing your stomach as close to your spine as possible.
- Hold the pose for 15 to 20 seconds. Try to breathe normally while holding the pose.
- Release the pose with a breath. You can repeat this exercise several times.
- Inhale through your nose and exhale through your mouth while doing the exercise.
skull glowing breath
This technique consists of alternating short explosive breaths and long passive breaths.
- Sit on a mat on your knees or cross your legs.
- Put your hands on your knees. Take a deep breath.
- Then, with each inhale, take a series of strong short breaths, driving your navel towards your spine.
- After a series of short breaths, feel your lungs automatically open for a long breath.
- Do the exercise for 30 to 60 seconds.
Alternate nostril breathing
- Sit on your heels or with your legs crossed.
- Make sure your spine is straight and your shoulders are relaxed.
- Place your left hand on your left knee with your palm facing up.
- Bring the tips of the thumb and forefinger to touch each other.
- Place your index finger and middle fingers of your right hand on your forehead between your eyebrows.
- Place your pinky and ring finger in your left nostril and your thumb in your right nostril.
- Gently press your right nostril with your thumb and exhale through your left nostril.
- Then inhale through the left nostril.
- Press the left nostril with your ring finger and exhale through the right nostril.
- Then inhale again through the right nostril.
- These movements form a cycle of exercise. Do 5 to 10 loops.
- Sit on a mat with your spine and neck straight and your palms on your knees.
- Relax your abdominal muscles and close your eyes.
- Begin to inhale and exhale vigorously.
- Make sure your breathing is deep, powerful and rhythmic.
- Take about one second for each inhale and exhale.
- Do the exercise for 5 minutes.
buzzing bee breath
- Sit on a mat with your legs crossed.
- Make sure your shoulders are relaxed and your spine is straight.
- Cover your ears with your thumbs.
- Put your index fingers on your forehead, over your eyebrows.
- Rest your ring and middle fingers over your closed eyes.
- Inhale and exhale slowly with your mouth closed.
- Make a humming sound as you exhale. Feel the vibrations of the sound with your fingers.
- Take a few breaths and then place your hands on your knees.
- You have now completed one cycle of the exercise.
- Do 5 to 10 cycles of the exercise.
- Sit in a chair or on a cushion on the floor with your spine and neck straight.
- Put your hands on your thighs or knees.
- If you are sitting on the floor, cross your wrists. Close your eyes.
- Breathe normally through your nose for about a minute. Relax your facial muscles.
- Exhale slowly to a count of 4 and draw your navel towards your spine.
- Breathe slowly. Make your inhale and exhale the same length.
- Let go of all your thoughts and turn your attention to your breath.
- Do the exercise for 5 to 10 minutes. If you are a beginner, you can also start with 3-5 minutes of deep breathing.
- You can do this exercise standing up or on your knees on a mat.
- Exhale fully, pressing into your chest and abdomen.
- Take a false breath with your chest, locking your windpipe and preventing air from entering your lungs.
- Relax your stomach. Hold your breath and try to breathe while keeping your stomach relaxed.
- Your upper abdomen now forms a deep depression that runs under your rib cage.
- Stop fake breathing and allow your chest and abdomen to drop and release.
- As you breathe out, equalize the air pressure inside and outside your body with your chest and abdomen.
- Do 3 to 5 cycles of the exercise.