Although yoga is not considered as a popular form of workout for burning calories from the body, but still it has a great reputation for maintaining a sound physical and mental health. It is considered as one of the most well-known exercises around the world; which is focused for creating flexibility, balance and strength in the body.
Yoga is performed through a series of postures, movement, breathing patterns and poses.
There are quite a number of ways to perform yoga. I should not elaborate my discussion on different types of yoga. Rather I would like to explain about the calorie facts by performing this exercise.
Calories burnt from Yoga are not very remarkable since it is practiced for stress relief and proper mental health. But, in course of time it is also being recognized for the weight management as well. It is proved that Yoga can significantly discourage the weight gaining process in human body.
However, Yoga can also help you to burn calories in some extent. There are so many contributing factors make differences in the amount of calories burnt from yoga. These are-
- Type of yoga
- Duration of performance
- Body weight etc.
Regardless of these factors, it is estimated that a person weighing 155 pounds can burn about 130-140 calories by performing yoga for 30 minutes.
I guess you may want to figure out the calorie burning by your workout. To help you find it out, there is a calculator given below.
Last update: October 04, 2016 03:59:48 pm