Double Leg Stretch

Double Leg Stretch

Step by step

1. Lie on your back with your knees pulled into your chest

2. Place the palms of your hands on top of your shins

3. Lift your head, neck and shoulders off of the mat

4. Inhale as you extend your legs in front of you and your arms overhead, allowing only your buttocks and your back to touch the mat

5. Exhale to bring your knees to your chest and return your hands to the top of your shins

6. Repeat 5 times

Tips
* Make sure your head and shoulders stay lifted as your arms and legs move
* Keep your torso completely still
* Tighten your abdominals-no belly bulge!
* Gaze between your thighs throughout the entire exercise
* Support your head with one hand if your neck feels strained
* If you want more of a challenge during your exhale, exaggerate your extension and then scoop the air as you circle your arms down and bring your knees into your chest

Benefits
* Strengthens your abdominals – helps create enviable abs
* Lengthens and tones your torso
* Enhances your coordination

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Corona Brady
Hatha Yoga

Corona's yoga journey began in her early 20's when she introduced herself to yoga for nothing more than curiosity and has been hooked ever since.

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