Learn about the seven blasting yoga postures that can help them achieve a more toned abs in two weeks.


So, you have been diligently working out, following diet as prescribed and yet you can’t seem to get rid of the pulp around the tummy? Following regular diet and exercise definitely are the key factors of losing fat and becoming fit. However, toning specific areas require much more.

And, abdomen, being the most difficult areas to work upon, comes with its own set of challenges. Hence, specific exercises that target your core are highly recommended. These exercises directly hit the core and work it up to provide it an attractive definition.

Yoga, being the ace of all, has the ideal postures that can help you find your way to a flatter stomach within 2 weeks of commencing the practice:

Padahastasana (Hand-Under Foot Pose)

This is an excellent yoga asana to heat up the entire core. This is especially recommended for those who have high flexibility in their body.

Key Target Areas: Lower Abdomen, Middle Abs and Upper Abs

No. of Sets: 4

Repetition:  20-25-30-35

Halasana (Plow Pose)

This yoga pose specifically target your lower abdomen and helps you get rid of after-baby tummy as well.

Key Target Areas: Lower Abdomen, Middle Abs

No. of Sets: 4

Repetition:  15-15-20-20

Naukasana II (Extended Boat Pose)

This pose requires a lot of endurance on your part. If performed well, you shall feel the difference after first workout session itself.

Key Target Areas: Lower Abdomen, Middle Abs

No. of Sets: 4

Repetition:  20-25-30-35

Padotthansana (Lower-Leg Raise)

The ace of all yoga postures for getting flat abdomen, as anyone irrespective of their flexibility, age, body level or ailments can perform this yoga pose. It heats up your low abdomen and also provides sharp definition to it.

Key Target Areas: Lower Abdomen

No. of Sets: 4

Repetition:  15-15-20-25

Also read: Are You Getting the Best Out of Your Yoga Practice?

Chaturanga Dandasana (Four-Limbed Staff Pose)

This yoga posture is the most power-packed exercise for building strength, stamina and endurance in your body along with working up the entire core.

Key Target Areas: Complete Core

No. of Sets: 4

Duration:  30 seconds-45 seconds-60 seconds- 90 seconds

Matsyasana (Fish Pose)

If you are tired and still wish to continue working up the abdomen then try the Fish Pose as it metabolizes both of your upper abdomen and middle abdomen without exercising much strength from the body

Key Target Areas: Upper Abdomen, Middle Abdomen

No. of Sets: 4

Repetition:  15-15-20-20

Setu Bandha Sarvangasana (Bridge Pose)

An excellent pose for working the back while shaping up the entire core.

Key Target Areas: Middle Abdomen, Upper Abdomen

No. of Sets: 4

Repetition:  20-25-30-35

Diligently include these yoga poses in your workout routine along with a comprehensive diet plan to achieve your goal. Also, keep a note of the fact that working out alone would not lend you the desired result. Your diet plan shall play a vital role in this process of transformation.

Consume lean protein and minimum to zero carbohydrates for procuring best results. Stay away from dairy, fat, and sweets.

Yoga for Toned Abs

Further Reading: Yoga: Remedy to Mind & Health