Chair pose strengthens the feet, ankles, knees, thighs, glutes, back and shoulders and can help to alleviate knee pain.
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Downward Dog is the quintessential yoga pose. It's great for stretching the backs of the legs and strengthening the wrists, shoulders and glutes.
Eagle is an advanced pose that strengthens the hips and quads and stretches the glutes, IT band, TFL, upper back and shoulders.
Happy Baby pose is a restorative hip opener that relaxes the body, quiets the mind and can help to alleviate lower back pain.
High Lunge stretches the ankles, calves, hamstrings and hip flexors, strengthens the hips and can help to alleviate knee and lower back pain.
Locust pose activates and strengthens the posterior chain—to alleviate lower back, knee and pain in between the shoulder blades.
Plank strengthens the abs, obliques, lower back and shoulders and is key for alleviating lower back pain and improving posture.
In yoga, Reclining Hand-To-Big-Toe pose is the safest calf and hamstring stretch as it takes your lower back out of the equation.
Runners Lunge strengthens the knees, quads, glutes and hips and stretches the ankles, calves, hamstrings, hip flexors and groin.
Screaming Toe pose is the greatest stretch for the toes, feet and ankles. It can be pretty excruciating, so take it a few breaths at a time.
Side Lunge is a great pose for athletes to stretch the groin, calves and hamstrings, loosen up the hips and increase foot and ankle mobility.