Yoga Level 2: Reverse Plank Pose

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Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 4:20pm filed under Cardio - Yoga/Pilates

Calories Burned:  170 calories per hour   (based on a body weight of 150 lbs.)
1. Sit with legs together, stretched out in front, feet flexed, and toes pointed up to the ceiling.
2. Lean back slightly so your body is at a 45-degree angle with the floor.
3. Place your palms on the floor, beneath your shoulders, fingertips facing your feet.
4. Press your hands into the floor to lift youy legs, hips, and chest off the floor.
5. Bring soles of feet down to the floor so that your ankles, hips, and shoulders make a straight, diagonal line.
6. Drop your head back slightly so that your chin points up to the ceiling.
7. Hold for 5 breaths.
8. Lower hips and legs down to the floor and return head to neutral position.

Instructions written by Marguerite Ogle.

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