Get an excellent workout for your leg muscles by doing the Chair Pose!
This yoga move strengthens your back, ankles and hips. It also stretches your chest and shoulders while helping improve your balance. Doing it even tones your leg muscles and strengthens your ankles, calves and hip flexors. If you have flat feet, it can help ease your symptoms.
The chair pose also works your core muscles and stretches your tendons and shins. It stimulates blood circulation and is good for the heart and abdominal organs. Need to work on your balance and stability? Practice this yoga move daily to strengthen your legs and hips. It will help root your feet, strengthen your back and improve your posture.
To try this yoga pose, just follow these instructions.
How to Do the Chair Pose
- Begin in a standing position with feet hip-width apart and your arms on your side.
- Shift your weight to your hips and heels as if you’re about to sit on a chair. Raise your arms up and press your palms together. Take note: if you can’t press your palms together, just keep your palms facing each other.
- Try to sit down lower to engage your hips and core. Lift your chin and expand your chest while breathing deeply.
- Hold the pose and take deep breaths.
Challenge yourself and try this yoga pose today!