- Strengthens the knees, quads, glutes and hips.
- Stretches the ankles, calves, hamstrings, hip flexors and groin.
Start in Downward Dog.
Take a deep breath in. Exhale, step your right foot in between your hands.
Check that your front knee doesn’t come forward over your ankle and that your toes and knee point straight ahead. Press back through your left heel to straighten your back leg.
Hold the pose for 3-5 deep breaths on each side.
- Avoid Runners Lunge if you have a foot, ankle, knee or hip injury.