Stretch your way to fitness by doing the relaxing Warrior II pose!
Energize your body from head to toe by doing the Warrior II. It’s a great exercise for improving blood circulation and posture. It also builds your endurance and strengthens your arms, thighs and legs. This yoga pose even improves your concentration and overall stability.
The Warrior II is a great yoga pose for relieving stress and fatigue. Improved blood circulation also helps calm down your mind and relax your entire body. This move also helps improve your balance and core stability, strengthening your core muscles and stretching your hamstrings.
To try this yoga exercise, just follow these steps!
How to Do the Warrior II
- Stand with your feet hip-distance apart.
- Step one foot forward and your other foot back. Align your knee directly with your ankle. It should look like a lunge position.
- Relax your shoulders and extend your arms parallel to the floor. If you step your right foot forward: the right arm should be stretched forward, the left arm must be extended back.
- Hold the position and take three deep breaths. Take note: depending on your yoga routine, you can hold the position longer.
There you have it! Push yourself and try this yoga pose today!