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Muscles & Yoga Poses

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knoblegoodman's version from 2017-01-19 03:38

Section 1

Question Answer
Adho Mukha Svanasana
tricepsstraighten arms
front deltoidslift shoulders and arms over head
rhomboids and middle trapeziusdraws shoulder blades toward midline
lower trapeiusdraws shoulders away from the neck
psoasarches lumbar spine
abdominalscontracts to draw organs inward and flex the trunk
quadricepsstraightens the legs
tensor fascia lata and gluteus medius rotates thighs inward
memorize

Section 2

Question Answer
chataranga dandasana
serratus anterior, rhomboids and trapeziusdraws shoulder blades toward spine
biceps, tricepsstabilize the elbows
erector spinae and quadratus lumborumlift the back
rectal abdominis tightens to oppose back muscles and hold trunk solid
psoastips the hips slightly forward
quadricepsstraighten the knees
calf musclesflex ankles
memorize

Section 3