Step 1: Lie on the floor in a supine position and place your hands on the side, parallel to the body. Ensure that feet are close to each other while performing this exercise.
Step 2: Bend your knees and plant the feet firmly on the floor. Raise your hips and the torso while keeping your head and shoulders steadily on the floor.
Step 3: Hold for 30 seconds and return to the initial position.
Repeat the pose for the recommended number of times.
Important tip: People facing difficulties lifting their hips off the floor could take the support of an elevated platform while performing the exercise.
#2 Chair Pose – Utkatasana
The chair pose is a beginner-level exercise that activates the core while also targeting the muscles in the lower body. With its simple motion, the exercise could be performed by people of different age groups and diverse skill levels.
Step 1: Stand straight with your feet close to each other, and position your arms overhead in a fully extended position. Ensure that the torso is straight throughout the duration of the exercise.
Step 2: Lower your body by bending the knees. Slightly bend forward using your hips to apply pressure on the abdomen region.