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Parivrtta Trikonasana (Revolved Triangle Pose) For Stronger Legs

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You have been looking out for a way to go healthy, you chose on your exercise regime and then all of a sudden you are not able to move your legs. You get stuck.

Hence, having strong legs is extremely important not just for your exercises but it is equally important to carry on your day-to-day activities. If your legs are weak, you cannot climb the stairs, jump, run, play, walk or even stand and do your daily chores at home.

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Parivrtta Trikonasana (Revolved Triangle Pose) For Stronger Legs

Legs form a vital part of your body. If the legs are weak it will make you almost crippled and handicapped. So what do we do to make our legs stronger? Probably all of us look out for that immediate solution by taking medication. Though this might be helpful but it would not be a permanent solution.

If you are looking out for a permanent solution to make your legs strong then yoga would be the best option. Parivrtta Trikonasana also known as the Revolved Triangle Pose is one such yoga asana which helps in making your legs strong.

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The word Parivrtta Trikonasana comes from the Sanskrit word 'Parivrtta' which means revolved, 'Trikona' which means triangle and 'Asana' which means pose.

Have a look at the step-wise procedure to perform Parivrtta Trikonasana.

Step-by-step Procedure To Perform Parivrtta Trikonasana:

1. Stand straight on a flat ground like in the Mountain Pose.

Parivrtta Trikonasana (Revolved Triangle Pose) For Stronger Legs

2. Take one of your feet back and slightly turn it out.

3. The other foot must be pointed in the front.

4. The heel and the arch of both feet must be aligned.

5. Keep one of your hands on the waist and the other straight over the head.

Parivrtta Trikonasana (Revolved Triangle Pose) For Stronger Legs

6. Stretch your spine and pull the lower part of your belly outside.

7. Take a deep breath. Try to touch the floor with one of your hands.

8. Rotate your waist and keep stretching the hand overhead.

9. Slowly come out of the pose.

10. Repeat the same on the other side.

Other Benefits Of Parivrtta Trikonasana:

Helps in stimulating the abdominal organs.
Helps in relieving back pain.
Helps in improving breathing.
Helps in improving blood circulation.
Helps in relieving constipation.
Helps in stretching the hips and the spine.


People suffering from back and spine injury, headache and migraine should avoid doing this Parivrtta Trikonasana. They should only practise it under the supervision of a yoga instructor.

Read more about: strong, legs, yoga, trikonasana
Story first published: Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 15:08 [IST]
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