Apr 22, 2024, 12:18 PM IST

7 yoga poses to achieve toned legs

Deepika Shakya

Stand with feet hip-width apart, bend your knees, and lower your hips as if sitting in a chair.

Chair Pose

Step one foot back, keeping both feet facing forward. Bend the front knee at a 90-degree angle while extending arms parallel to the floor.

Warrior II Pose

Step one foot back into a lunge position, with the front knee bent at a 90-degree angle. Keep the back leg straight, and extend arms overhead.

Crescent Lunge

Stand with legs wide apart, extend arms parallel to the floor, and reach towards one foot while keeping the other leg straight.

Triangle Pose

Cross one leg over the other and wrap the foot around the calf. Bend both knees slightly and cross one arm over the other at the elbows, bringing palms together.

Eagle Pose

Stand with feet wider than hip-width apart, toes pointing outward. Bend knees and lower hips, keeping thighs parallel to the floor.

 Goddess Pose 

Stand on one leg and place the sole of the other foot against the inner thigh or calf. Balance while keeping hands in prayer position or extended overhead.

Tree Pose

Incorporating these yoga poses into your routine can help tone and strengthen your leg muscles.