Tone Your Abs And Also Arms With Plank Pose:

Tone Your Abs And Also Arms With Plank Pose:
How to perform Plank Pose:
  • Sit in Vajrasana.
  • Bend forward and make a good tripod with forearms and interlocked fingers.
  • Lift your hips up.
  • Extend one leg out then the other leg out with toes tucked in.
  • Make sure that the body starting from your shoulders till your heels is in a straight line.
  • Keep your shoulders away from your ears, abdominal and hip muscles tight.
  • To get faster results, rock your body back (inhale) and forth (exhale) balancing on your toes.
  • Feel the contraction on your chest muscles.

Benefits:

  • Stretches the spine and hip flexors, and stretches and tones the abdominals.
  • This pose tones major muscle groups throughout the body. It strengthens the arms, wrists, chest, shoulders, muscles of the core and surrounding the spine, and quadriceps.
  • Alignment is key in plank pose. Plank promotes balance and stability. 
Do not perform:
  • In case you are suffering from chronic wrist pain or carpel tunnel syndrome or chronic low back pain.
Expert Advice: Perform 10-15 min. of warm up exercises before performing any of the fitness challenge

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