Adho Mukha Svanasana(Downward-Facing Dog Pose)

Adho Mukha Svanasana(Downward-Facing Dog Pose)

Benefits: This pose stretches and strengthens major muscle groups throughout your body, so it’s ideal to use as a warm-up or cool down around a workout like running or cycling.

How to do it: Start on all fours on the floor. Exhale and press into your hands and feet, lengthening your tailbone toward the ceiling. On your next exhalation, stretch your knees, letting your heels fall toward or onto the floor. Firm your shoulder blades and keep your head between your arms. Remain in this pose for one to three minutes.