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Supine figure four.

source: supportiveyoga.com.

This yoga movement is good for strengthening the lower back, glutes and also piriformis.

  • Position yourself same as in the above-mentioned exercise.
  • Bend your left knee (or right) off the ground. Your lower right leg should be parallel with the ground.
  • Bend your left knee. Then put your left leg ankle above the right leg knee, on the thigh.
  • Grab the under-knee of your right leg with both your hands. Your left arm should be under your left leg.
  • Make sure to keep your upper body part as well as your head on the ground. Apply some pulling of the right leg with your arms.
  • Hold the position for some eight breaths and then gently switch sides.

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