Utkatasana – Dynamic Wide Chair Pose for Beginners
Utkatasana, also known as Chair Squat Pose, is a standing yoga pose that strengthens the lower body and improves balance. It is a great strengthening exercise for beginners who are looking to build strength and flexibility in their legs, hips, and back.
Equipment: No equipment
Level: Beginners to advanced
Works on muscles: Quadriceps, Glutes, Hamstrings, Calves
O’Coach Free Tip
- Keep your spine straight
- Make sure your knees do not go beyond your toes
How to perform Utkatasana/Wide Chair Pose correctly:
Stand with your feet about 3-4 feet apart
Tip: Keep your spine straight
Interlock your fingers and slowly lower your body
Tip: Make sure your knees do not go beyond your toes
Raise yourself back to the starting position and repeat this movement a few times
Benefits of performing Utkatasana/Wide Chair Pose daily:
Performing this chair pose daily can provide numerous benefits for the body and mind. Here are some of the benefits of performing daily:
- Strengthens the knees, ankles, and hip joints
- Strengthens the lower body
- Improves posture and balance
- Improves flexibility and mobility
Why is adding Utkatasana to the routine important?
Adding Utkatasana the Wide Chair Pose to your exercise routine can be beneficial for several reasons. Add this strengthening pose that targets the lower body muscles and helps to improve balance, stability, and posture.
All you need are two simple tools.
Your 2 mins time and the O’Coach custom workout timer app
Adding this quick, 2-minute exercise to your routine with the O’Coach custom workout timer app can help you strengthen the knees, ankles, and hip joints. We know working professionals find it hard to manage their workouts during their busy office hours. However, there is no need to worry now!! O’Coach custom workout timer app assists you in managing your customized workout routine to perform during your hectic office hours with the help of a chair.
2 mins Utkatasana with O’Coach custom workout timer app:
Incorporate a 2- 5 mins Utkatasana the wide chair pose into your daily routine with the O’Coach custom workout timer app. 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.