External Obliques Yoga

The rectus abdominus awakens in navasana.

Action and Awakening

Bilateral contraction flexes trunk and compresses abdomen.

Bilateral contraction flexes trunk and compresses abdomen.

Obliques

Internal And External Oblique Action

Obliques

Action and Awakening

1) External Oblique: Unilateral (one-sided) contraction rotates same side shoulder forward and laterally flexes trunk.

Bilateral contraction flexes trunk and compresses abdomen.

2) Internal Oblique: Unilateral contraction rotates opposite side shoulder forward and laterally flexes trunk.

Bilateral contraction flexes trunk and compresses abdomen.

The upper side internal oblique and the lower side external oblique contract in utthita trikonasana turning the trunk. Their opposites are lengthened by this action.

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