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Calories Burned With Kundalini Yoga
A calorie is the amount of heat energy needed to increase a mililiter of water 1 degree centigrade, the calorie we talk about in foods is really a kilocalorie, that is the amount of energy needed to increase a liter of water 1 degree centigrade... So if you eat a food that is 500 calories that food if burned completely has enough energy to heat a liter of ...Read more
I'm 19 years old114 pounds 5"3, I do yoga 4times/week. If only consume 700-800 calories per day I won't gain weight but over that I will. Why is that?
Metabolism: Your basic requirement for calories is that 700-800 range. When you go above that level you will gain. ...Read more
How to loose 2kgs per week? I will do 1 hour yoga and 30 mins walking. Planning to follw 1000 calorie diet.
Not recommended: 2 kgs per week is too rapid a rate of weight loss to be safe or sustainable. Most people trying to lose weight should aim for 1 kg or less per week. Most women need at least 1500 calories per day. Before you start a weight loss plan, please talk with your doctor about the details for activity level and calorie intake that would be appropriate for you. ...Read more
I do: Not think so. Depends on intensity.Get a more detailed answer ›
From 500 - 750: Bikram yoga burns about 3 time as much as hatha; and total calories burned depend on bodyweight - the heavier the individual, the higher ther calorie burn. Bikram is more aerobic in its activity than hatha, contributing to the burn. However, running at 6mph burns twice the calories of Bikram in the same time period. ...Read more
I eat 1200 calories a day watch my sugar and carbs intake. I also exercise 5 days a week including hot yoga. Still having trouble losing weight.
I am been practicing ananda yoga but recently started Kundalini yoga. Is it safe and beneficial to practice both?
Hi, i'd like to know what is the significance of 108 in Kundalini yoga? Thanks so much! Philippe roset, nd (montreal, quebec, canada)
Not normally: Since Kundalini yoga (& other types of yoga/ meditation) have been introduced to the west, some individuals have had significant psychological reactions. It isn't really know if they were practicing the yoga incorrectly or not. Normally yoga/ meditation helps to achieve emotional and spiritual balance. ...Read more
Can Kundalini yoga change the electromagnetic frequency of the human body or any particular part of the human body? If so, can this weaken pathogens?
Requires guidance: No studies that I could find but negative psychological effects can occur. Considering your problems, it may not be personally helpful to you. ...Read more
Eastern origins!: Yoga is traced back to ancient hindu philosophy, observation and theories of energy distribution in the body in india and qi gong, derives from ancient chinese philosophy, observation and theories about energy and it's distribution in the body. Both are considered 'alternative' perspectives to the western or greco-roman approach to these things so it's good have a liberal arts education 4 medicine. ...Read more
21 reasons 2 do yoga: #17: Eases cancer recovery. According to one study, breast cancer patients who practiced yoga for up to three hours a week while undergoing radiation had a greater reduction in stress hormones than did patients who simply stretched or did neither. Ref. AARP, 5/2017. ...Read more
Body and mind: The term yoga comes from a sanskrit word which means yoke or union. Traditionally, yoga is a method joining the individual self with the divine, universal spirit, or cosmic consciousness. Physical and mental exercises are designed to help achieve this goal, also called self-transcendence or enlightenment. ...Read more