How Does Bikram Yoga Burn Calories?

Are you one of them who want to know why is London suddenly going crazy for Bikram Yoga? And how effective this so called Hot Yoga or Bikram Yoga is when it comes to burring calories? This write-up by Yoga expert team of Yotopia may help you find many answers. Moreover, you will also come to know if Bikram Yoga is suitable for you or not!

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• Bikram Yoga is the new hot

Bikram Yoga is the trendiest form of Yoga these days and for all the good reasons! One, it is done in a hygienically and properly heated room, thus you will sweat a lot in your 60 or 90 minute of class. This sweating will help you release many toxins and avail exceptional healthy benefits.

• 26 Hatha Yoga postures

A typical Bikram Yoga class includes doing 26 Hatha Yoga postures in an effective sequence. These postures help to increase strength as well as flexibility. And they are as good as cardiovascular fitness regime!

• Calories burnt in Bikram Yoga class

Enrolling in a scientifically designed Bikram Yoga class will give you significant calorie loss. Imagine doing strenuous 26 Hatha Yoga postures in a studio heated up to 105 degrees and humidity going as low as 40%!  To be specific, you can burn anywhere between 500-700 calories easily in an hour. And if you do it for 90 minutes and that too with full gusto and energy, you can burn 100 calories in such a session.

• Other health benefits

Bikram Yoga is very good otherwise as well. Regular practice of Hatha Yoga is a not environment increases muscle strength and improves blood circulation. When done under expert supervision, Bikram Yoga contributes to overall fitness and restoring the health of all joints and muscles. It also helps in building your core strength and helps you fight stress, increased cholesterol level as well as high blood pressure.

• Bikram Yoga tips

Since you will be practicing Yoga in a heated room, do not forget to drink more water during your entire day. Do not forget to discuss your experience with the trainers and the Studio head in case you feel dizziness, nausea or headache owing to excessive heat in the Yoga studio.


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