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Cobra

Angle-Based Images: Cobra Video
Angle-Based Images: Cobra Video
Angle-Based Images: Cobra Video
Angle-Based Images: Cobra Video
Angle-Based Images: Cobra Video
Cobra: Step 1
Step 1 Lie facedown on the mat with your palms flat by the sides of your ribcage and the balls of your feet pressing into the floor.
Cobra: Step 2
Step 2 Press into your hands, imagining that you are pulling the floor toward your toes as you press your chest forward and raise it off the floor.
Cobra: Step 3
Step 3 Lower and repeat.

Progressions & Variations

Beginner Tips

Extend your fingers toward your feet as you push your chest forward.

Benefits

Increases spinal flexibility.

Modifications

To advance this pose, lift your hands off the floor while maintaining your abdominal contraction.

Related Exercises

  • Strength Exercises
  • Back Exercises
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