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Downward-Facing Dog Pose 101 Video Tutorial

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Downward-Facing Dog Pose
Downward-Facing Dog Pose

Exercise Synopsis

Target Muscle Group

Lower Back

Secondary Targets

Execution

Compound

Force Type

Push

Required Equipment

Body Weight

Fitness Level

Beginner

Variations

Alternatives

Timer

Hour

Minute

Second

Stopwatch

00:00:00:00

Overview

DownwardFacing Dog Pose is a yoga pose that stretches the lower back, hamstrings, and shoulders. It is also known as. Adho Mukha Svanasana To do this pose, start on your hands and knees with your toes tucked under. Inhale and then straighten your legs, keeping your heels on the ground if possible. Your body should form an inverted V shape with your arms extended overhead and your palms flat on the ground. Hold the pose for 510 breaths, then release and come back to your hands and knees.

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Variations

Variations of fitness exercises refer to different ways of performing a specific exercise or movement to target various muscle groups, intensities, or goals. These variations aim to challenge the body differently, prevent plateaus, and cater to individuals with varying fitness levels.

EQUIPMENT

Body Weight

EXECUTION

Compound

FITNESS LEVEL

Beginner

EQUIPMENT

Body Weight

EXECUTION

Isolation

FITNESS LEVEL

Intermediate

Alternatives

Alternative exercises in fitness refer to different movements or activities that target similar muscle groups or serve the same training purpose as the primary exercise. These alternative exercises can be used as substitutes when the original exercise is unavailable or challenging to perform due to various reasons such as equipment limitations, injuries, or personal preferences.

EQUIPMENT

Body Weight

EXECUTION

Compound

FITNESS LEVEL

Beginner