Dynamic Chair Pose (Utkatasana) - Strengthens Hips and Functional Core - www.drswamy.com





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Published on Sep 10, 2013

This pose helps to strengthen the hips and functional core. The internal rotation of the femur bones are important to turn on the functional core muscles in the body - to help support the spine and the overall structure. It involves the upper inner thighs and transverse abs, helping you to move dynamically. It is also good for knee issues by helping teach the knees proper tracking.

Benefits: Strengthens the supporting muscles of the major joints, like shoulders, hips, knees, ankles -- Develops core strength -- Strengthens quads and gluteals -- Helps protect knee joint, by building stability-- Builds heat in the body -- Opens shoulders and chest --
Improves breathing.

Warnings: Those with knee problems should begin against a wall -- Severe back problems -- Recent ankle surgery.

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