Video: Warrior 2 pose
Part of our Moving Mums series, aimed at getting your core strength back, warrior 2 is a highly accessible pose. After recovering from childbirth our bodies need time to slowly shift gears and apply strength. Known to increase stamina, it also relieves back aches commonly seen throughout a pregnancy.
A shift in energy can challenge the physical and mental state of your routine. A highly accessible pose for our moving mums is Warrior 2. After recovering from childbirth our bodies need time to slowly shift gears and apply strength. Known to increase stamina and it also relieves backaches commonly seen throughout a pregnancy
Stand with front knee over ankle and the back leg lunged out with the foot slightly angles. Lift arms so they are parallel to the floor, keep the side body long and upright and shoulders drawn down.
Do not do this yoga pose if you have high blood pressure.
Last Reviewed: 06/08/2018
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