5 Yoga Moves for Toning Muscles

Here we go, the ultimate top 5 calorie busting moves for toning muscles. Simple, doable and effective yoga moves, let’s start toning muscle!

Downward Facing Dog

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Downward Facing Dog strengthens the arms, legs, core, and shoulders.  It also stretches your hamstrings, calves, and spine.  Holding Downward Facing Dog can also relieve stress, improve digestion, energize the body, and improve memory.

Crescent Lunge

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Crescent Lunge strengthens your thighs, glutes, hips, and core.  It also stretches your hip flexors, groin, chest, and shoulders.  The pose also is incredibly energizing and can help improve balance and concentration.

Chair Pose

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Chair Pose strengthens your thighs, glutes, ankles, and calves.  It also helps open up your shoulders and stretch your Achilles tendons.  Holding the pose will also increase your heart rate and help stimulate your circulatory system.

Prayer Twist

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Prayer Twist strengthens your legs, glutes, and core.  It stretches your spine and because it is a twist, is great for helping rid the body of toxins.  The pose will improve balance and posture.

High Plank

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High Plank strengthens the core, arms, shoulders, and wrists.  It also helps improve posture and increase energy levels.

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