5 Fantastic Yoga Poses For Leg Day

Try out these yoga poses and feel the burn in your legs, add an extra burn by holding for a long amount of breaths, remember to breathe deeply.

1. Begin in a wide length stance.
2. Turn the right toes to the right wall and bend the right knee directly over the right ankle.
3. Inhale, lift arms parallel to the floor, palms down (or take arms to waist).
4. Extend through wrists and fingers.
5. Exhale, draw abdominals inwards.
6. Inhale, lift chest away from the waist.
7. Exhale, turn head to gaze over front hand.

  1. Step the right foot forward and left foot back
  2. Bend the right knee directly over the ankle.
  3. Tuck the back toes under and straighten the back leg.
  4. Lift your arms towards the sky.
  5. Roll the shoulders down and back and press the chest forward.
  6. Look straight ahead with the chin parallel to the floor.
  1. From Warrior II pose (with right knee bent), bring the right elbow down to the right knee.
  2. Inhale the left arm up towards the ceiling and then exhale the arm over the ear, making a straight line with the left side of your body.
  3. Keep the right knee bent directly over the ankle, sink the hips downwards towards the floor.
  4. Reach the left fingers away from the left foot.
  1. From a standing position with the legs 3 feet apart as in Five Pointed Star.
  2. Turn the right toes to the right wall and the left toes slightly inwards.
  3. Inhale and press the left hips out to the left as you slide both arms to the right parallel to the floor.
  4. Exhale and rotate only the arms, raising the left arm up and resting the right hand against the right leg, with the palms facing forward.
  5. Press into the feet, pull up the knee caps, keeping the legs active.
  6. Reach the fingertips away from each other, bringing the arms into one straight line with the shoulders stacked on top of each other. Press the left hip forward and the right hip back.
  1. Same set-up as Warrior II
  2. Turn front palm up.
  3. Keep a bend in the knee while beginning to lightly reach backhand down the back leg (without putting pressure on the leg).
  4. Keep low belly active and begin to take front arm up and back.
  5. Reach heart toward the sky.
  6. Gaze upwards down at the ground.

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