5 Acupressure Points to Lose Weight

5 Acupressure Points to Lose Weight

Posted by Yelisey Orlov on

Acupressure has proved itself once again in giving the best relief. The major exhaustion in today’s world is weight loss. Many people get depressed and feel immense stress due to this reason. Lingering in the mind always but not bearing any results, the stress to lose weight is increasing by the day. But, acupressure works like magic. No more stressful nights or painful workouts. Apply little pressure on the special energy meridian points on the body which expel excess heat and moisture giving an improved circulation to lose weight. It also strengthens your digestive system that will help you control your appetite.

Acupressure Grippz Mats

Stress can worsen eating disorders. Reducing stress is also something you can do with the help of acupressure points. By paying little attention to your food and practicing acupressure on a daily basis, you will yield the best results. Practicing the given techniques for half an hour everyday can bring a change in your body.  The following pressure points are the main ones for weight loss, which are essential for the body. You need to start by massaging these areas first and then apply pressure on these areas for the mentioned time. End it with another light massage on the same area. If you can find a particular point on one side of your body, you need to find the same pressure point and massage it on the other side. This will increase the possibilities to lose weight.

This weight loss program is focused on self massages that will help the digestive system function properly by decreasing food cravings, obtaining a balanced appetite and increases body awareness.

Abdomen Point:

This pressure point is found exactly 3 centimeters below the belly button (Ren 6 in the below diagram). This point enhances the function of the digestive system and gives your body strength. It also reduces constipation. This point is very effective to lose weight. Place two of your fingers on it and massage by moving your fingers up and down. Then press this point for at least 2 minutes twice a day.

Grippz Mats Acupressure

Yoga asanas like Cobra Pose, Lokust Pose, Floor Bow Pose performed on Grippz Acupressure Mats help stimulate those points resulting in weigh loss benefits. 

Floor Bow Pose:

Floor Bowe Pose

Lokust Pose: 

Lokust Pose

Ear Point:

The pressure point located in your ear helps to control appetite. You need to place your finger against the jaw and move your jaw up and down. Find the point that has most of the movement in your jaw and press it for a minute.

Knee Point:

This pressure point helps the stomach to function properly, by improving the digestion and nourishing the blood.  It is found 2 inches below the knee cap on the outer side of the leg. Apply pressure on this point for one minute with your forefinger. When you flex your foot up and down you can feel the muscle move under your finger. This is the right spot; press this point for 2 minutes every day to notice the change in your body.

You can stimulate this Acupressure Points ST36 by practicing Camel Pose. 

Camel Pose: 

Camel Pose

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