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the cobra
The cobra: Lie on your stomach with your elbowsbent by your sides and your palms flat on the floor underneath your shoulders. 
Contract your buttocks and legs, pressing them down toward the floor, and flex your hand and arm muscles. As you exhale, begin to straighten your arms, moving your chest up and forward. Hold with your arms slightly bent, then slowly release and let your body relax into the floor.  BENEFITS: Stretches the chest and strengthens the back, arms, legs and buttocks. 

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