Cow Face Pose (Gomukhasana) is designed to improve posture and alleviate pain or discomfort associated with poor posture. Poor posture can lead to muscle tension, joint pain, and back problems, among other issues. This exercise aims to strengthen the muscles responsible for maintaining good postures, such as the back, neck, and core muscles, and to increase flexibility and mobility in the joints.

Equipment: No equipment

Level: Beginners to advanced

Works on muscles: Lower Back, Neck and Shoulders, Chest

How To Perform Cow Face Pose Correctly

Step 1

  • Raise your arm above your head and bend it at the elbow
How To Perform Cow Face Pose (Gomukhasana) Correctly

Step 2

  • Bring the other hand behind your back
  • Interlock both hands and try to close the gap between both hands.
  • Pull back your head into a straight line with your spine

Tip: Try to expand your chest as much as possible

How To Perform Cow Face Pose (Gomukhasana) Correctly

Step 3

  • Release your arms after 10 seconds and repeat on the other side

Tip: Try to take a deep breath while doing this exercise

How To Perform Cow Face Pose (Gomukhasana) Correctly

Watch Below Video To Learn The Exercise Steps Properly

Benefits of Performing Cow Face Pose Daily

Posture Correction is a seated Seated Gomukhasana that helps stretch the arms, triceps, shoulders and chest. It helps to open up the chest, shoulders, and hips, which can improve posture and reduce tension in the upper body and hips. And also helps to: –

  • Correct forward head posture
  • Correct rounded shoulders
  • Improve spinal health

Why Adding Gomukhasana To Your Routine Is Important?

Presently, working with a computer has become common, as computers are being widely used in homes and workplaces, and the working time in a sedentary posture is increasing.

Adding Gomukhasana exercise to your routine is important for improving your overall health and reducing the risk of neck and back pain, injury, and other health issues associated with poor posture.

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To add this workout to your daily routine, you can create your own custom workout routine as per your needs or preferences or simply download the exercise.

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