This video displays the correct technique of doing the side plank pose or vasisthasana. The side plank pose helps in increasing the flexibility of posterior muscle groups throughout your body. Also known as the sage pose, this yoga asana works extensively well on the shoulder, arms and the core muscles. This pose requires lengthening the legs which in turn stretches the hamstrings at the back of your thighs. This pose not only benefits you physically but is also good for your general well-being.
- The side plank can be very effective for losing fat around your belly and waist. Here are some more yoga asanas to reduce belly fat.
- This asana can also enhance your appearance by improving your posture.
- This pose can be helpful in improving your mood as it stretches the muscles that contribute to stress.
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Published: December 17, 2014 2:40 pm | Updated:June 11, 2015 6:34 pm