Awakening

The posterior section of the deltoids contracts, extending the arms in purvottonasana, and stretching the anterior section of the deltoids, the biceps brachii and the pectoralis major muscles.

Muscles The Face And Neck Red

Contracted & Stretched

Thoracic And Abdominopelvic Muscles

Contracted & Stretched

Thoracic And Abdominopelvic Muscles

Contracted & Stretched

The Lateral and posterior sections of the deltoids stretch in vatayanasana. The pectoralis major contracts to accentuate this action.

Contracted & Stretched

The anterior deltoid contracts in adho mukha ina, stretching the posterior deltoid, latissimus dorsi and lower fibers of the trapezius muscles.

Triceps Anatomy

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