How to do Cow Pose

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Difficulty: Easy

Impact Level: Low

Target Body Parts: abs, upper back, lower back, shoulders


Start on your hands and knees with your knees beneath your hips and your palms beneath your shoulders. Activate your core by pulling your belly into your spine. Keeping the core active start to push your chest forward through the arms and allow your spine to curve downwards. Your gaze will track up to the ceiling. Pull your shoulders back and keep extending your chest forward. Pull your belly in firmer and guide yourself back to neutral.

In the neutral position that you start in and end in, a common mistake is to allow the back to sag and the belly to soften. Instead, ensure your core stays active and back is flat.

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