The Body-Raising Pose
Start by lying flat on the floor.
Interlock your fingers and place your hands behind your head, just above the. neck.
Take a deep breath, and simultaneously raise your head, shoulders and legs off the
floor, keeping the knees straight.
Maintain this posture for a few seconds while holding the breath, then exhale while
slowly returning to the original position.
Repeat this posture once more. Increase the number of times, very gradually, from two
This is an excellent exercise for strengthening the abdominal muscles, the pelvic
region, the back and the shoulders. It helps reduce abdominal fat and relieves
This posture is rather strenuous and should not be done by women suffering from serious
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