If you are looking to build a strong core and flat abs you have clicked on the right article! Yoga postures strengthen every muscle in the body. The abdominals are the number one muscle group that are strengthened during yoga practice. As we know the core is the body’s powerhouse of life-force energy or prana. The stronger the core the easier each posture will be for you! The number one yoga posture that builds a strong core is Upward Boat pose. This posture is known as Urdhva Navasana in sanskrit terminology.
This posture will give you flat abs and a strong core for sure! It will also improve your balance and your overall confidence. This pose give a great stretch for the back of your legs including hamstrings. Only reason to avoid would be if you have an injury or recent surgery in the abdomen region. Practice a few times a week and you will definitely see and feel the results!
Here’s direction on performing Urdhva Navasana…
I hope you enjoy your core yoga practice. Repeat every day for a few minutes if possible and continue to build the amount of time you hold it. Your body is likely to shake during this posture and that is a good thing! Shaking is the result of those muscles building strength and warming into that flexibility. The longer you endure the shake the more muscle and strength you will build! Wishing you a strong core and flat abs!