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Old 03-20-22, 12:56 PM  
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Article: Deep squat - Garland pose relieved back and hip pain

Garland Pose, 2 min/day for a month:

https://www.fitandwell.com/features/...s-were-amazing

the article also has a link to Yoga by Adriene* for a tutorial.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IXpJEqssze8&t=34s

*i double-checked the spelling of her name on her channel - just 1 "n".
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Old 03-20-22, 01:55 PM  
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I do this, but instead of praying hands, I'm holding a KB.
I stay down for a bit and pop up and go back down and stay....
Really has helped my low back...scoliosis. My balance and legs also look better.
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Old 03-20-22, 03:29 PM  
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I deep squat and crawl a lot on the floor with my dog. I definitely feel they help with hip mobility and lower back pain, I just have to be a little careful how long I spend in the squat bc of high hamstring tendonitis.
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Old 03-20-22, 04:01 PM  
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Garland pose is one of my favorite yoga poses. It really loosens up my lower back and hips and helps with proper spine alignment / posture. I'm going to start doing it every day and see if I notice any (additional) benefits.

Thank you for sharing the article!
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Old 03-20-22, 07:52 PM  
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Thanks for posting the Adrienne link..I really like all the intermediate moves she demonstrated too.
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Old 03-20-22, 11:15 PM  
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I love doing this! I try to do this deep squat before leg day cause it really helps!
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Old 03-21-22, 08:49 AM  
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Thanks so much for posting! I'm definitely going to try this. I like the idea of holding a kettlebell too.
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Old 03-22-22, 08:52 AM  
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Wonder if it would help with knees. I can get in it but getting back up to standing is pretty hard without using my hands. Interesting article. I will keep Adriennes youtube on hand.
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Old 03-22-22, 07:04 PM  
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Thank you for sharing the article!

This has become one of my favorite yoga poses. It's a great stretch, especially at the end of a practice. I've been doing it off the mat, too, but not daily.
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Old 03-23-22, 10:37 AM  
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Thanks for this! I need to add this into my routine. Definitely something I need.
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