Yoga Tripod Pose - LiveHealth Online
Tripod, a pose that works as a transition into handstands, is no exception. The Tripod pose lengthens the spine, eases lower back pressure and can even alleviate stress. If you are new to yoga or just beginning to practice more complicated positions, make sure you’re in the presence of an instructor or someone who can help spot you when working on Tripod.
Exercise Tips Archives - LiveHealth Online
Are you looking for a deep stretch of the hips and legs? Pigeon pose is often practiced at the closing of a yoga session and is popular among runners at the end of a run. This challenging stretch opens the hip joints, lengthens the hip flexors, and extends the groin. Pigeon also helps improve posture and can alleviate back pain.
Ever twist in a chair to "crack" your back? It's not hard to notice the soothing benefits that twisting in a seated position offers. The classic yoga pose, Seated Twist, often called Half-Twist, utilizes a range of motion to increase spinal flexibility, expand the chest, strengthen the abdominal core and stimulate the internal organs. Seated Twist also provides vertebral and digestive relief.