Yogis! Don’t forget leg day.
Yes, it’s great to be strong up top. You get to wear tight t-shirts and feel a little more confident and trim. However, nothing gives you a better sense of real integrity in your bodty than a strong foundation.
But it’s hard work, gents.
Building strength in those great big quads and glutes doesn’t come for free, and nothing burns quite so deep as a thigh under duress. So if you want a body integrity card, you’re gonna have to put the graft in. But how else are you gonna look butt-perfect in our Easy Shorts in beluga? Yep, we did it.
Here are So We Flow...’s favourites for a firmer subjacent section.
And before we start, just a few tips:
Feel all four corners of your feet on the earth
Spread your toes
Activate your feet
Now that’s out of the way, let’s take a look at these leg strengthening asanas.
Spiritual warriors! Bravely battle self-ignorance with this thigh, calf and ankle classic. Reside in your edge for 30 seconds to a minute and get really deep into that thigh. Lovely.
Can a man ever be more majestic, than whilst executing a perfect Warrior 2? The simple fact is, no. Build it where it counts, expand that chest, and build stamina and focus. Yes.
Is it just us, or is Chair Pose THE ultimate killer? When the teacher says, ‘chair’ in class, can we take what’s been said and respond with grace and positivity? This is our challenge, men of yoga.
Not content with building your leg meat, this beautiful and all-encompassing pose works magic for hip and shoulder flexibility. It also sends love into those forgotten intercostals. Oof.
You can imagine that Shredder’s Foot Clan in the 1990 Turtles movie, warmed up pre-take using Skandasana. Feel an awesome hamstring stretch and support your movements with your arms to control the depth. Simply delicious.
Feet, ankles, knees, butt, hips and groin: this pose turns the lot to fire and rock. Standing on one bended leg is tough enough, but with the requirement for balance too, it becomes a combination of strength, focus and endurance. Top stuff.
Open the hips and chest whilst strengthening and toning the lower body. This cheeky little number also stimulates your urogenital system, so get ready for things to wake up down there, goddesses.
After a good bout of leg strengthening yoga poses, Hero Pose and Pigeon Pose can really help to release the thighs, so you don’t walk into work the next day like John Wayne.
Try out these leg strengtheners and let us know how you get on. We love hearing from our brothers in flow.
And if there are poses you’d like us to immortalise for eternity here in the SWF journal, then don’t hesitate. Let us know.
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Thanks for reading.
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