Skip Nav
HIIT
Burn More Calories and Lose Weight Faster With These Tabata Workouts
Taste Test
Dairy-Free But Missing Cheese? You Need This In Your Life
Beginner Fitness Tips
The Infamous Booty Belt Is No Joke, and It's Totally Gonna Sculpt Your Butt

YOGA CHALLENGE: Bound Squat

I hope you've all been working on opening your hips doing the wide squat pose. This week's Yoga Challenge is just a little variation on the traditional wide squat.

Give it a try. I'm looking forward to seeing the photos you post in the YOGA CHALLENGE Group.

This is how you do Bound Squat:


    Start in a wide squat. Place your left hand on the ground in front of your left foot, trying to drop your left shoulder as low as you can below your knee.
  • Now wrap your left forearm in front of your left shin, trying to bring that hand up towards your left hip.
  • Now lift your right arm up as high as you can and drop it behind you, bringing your right hand towards your lower back.
  • If you can, you're going to bind around your left knee - this means your left hand grabs your right hand (grab your right wrist if you can.)
  • Stay here for 5 breaths, trying to keep equal weight in both feet. Pull your right shoulder down towards your hips so you can open through your chest.
  • Try it on the other side.

What do you think? Can't wait to see your pictures. My favorite will be featured right here on FitSugar!

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
StrawberryMoon StrawberryMoon 7 years
this one is great
Thalia's Yoga Class Video
How to Make Warrior 1 Feel Easier
Yoga Poses to Get Rid of Back Fat
Dolphin Dive Arm and Ab Exercise
How to Do the Splits
Yoga Poses to Tone Upper Body
Advanced Yoga Poses | Pictures

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Fitness
X