Can You Say Fierce? Discover Your Inner (and Lower-Body) Strength With Warrior Pose

Yoga’s warrior pose (virabhadrasana in Sanskrit) stands as a symbol of strength and endurance, embodying the qualities of the fierce warrior Virabhadra from Hindu mythology. This formidable asana, in its three forms, is an expression of physical prowess and a testament to mental resilience—and it makes you feel strong AF when you can nail it.

Warrior 1 builds strength and flexibility in a forward-facing stance, emphasizing hip and chest opening. In contrast, warrior 2 takes a sideways stance, targeting leg strength, hip opening, and shoulder alignment. Warrior 3, the most advanced, involves balancing on one leg while leaning forward, enhancing balance and whole-body strength.

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