Hit the Mat
While this arm-focused yoga sequence is a great start, the stress-relieving effects of yoga on your brain and body are even more influential when it comes to losing weight. When our bodies are under stress, our adrenal glands pump out excessive amounts of the stress hormone cortisol, which causes irregularity in our hormones. This imbalance reduces your ability to burn fat. Take the time to hit up yoga class, or simply carve some time out of your day to unwind and relax with one of these de-stressing ideas.