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7 Poses For Building Poise And Strength: High Lunge

Yesterday we walked you through the Plank Pose. Today we are going to cover the High Lunge Pose.

The high lunge pose is a great pose to build strength in your lower body. This pose will open your hips and chest, stretches your groin, and will lengthen and strengthen your spine. Other benefits include helping with indigestion, constipation, and sciatica.

If you are suffering from a serious knee injury or neck problems, you should perform modifications to this pose. To perform this pose, do the following steps:

  1. Step your right foot forward
  2. While inhaling, put your arms up and reach for the ceiling while lifting your torso up
  3. Tighten your lower belly and push your tailbone to the floor
  4. Bend your right knee to 90 degrees and keep your left heel off the ground

Here are some images to help with this pose:

image source: surfgirlmag


Here is a walkthrough video to help you practice:

To your health and wellness!

Previous Posts For Building Poise And Strength:

  1. The Plank Pose
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