Get It Right, Get It Tight: Locust

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Get it Right Get It Tight


Move Targets: Glutes, Upper back, Core

The locust pose is fully powered position that requires strength and control of the body. The backward hold of the arms will open the chest and heart and help with poor posture and back pain.


Step 1: Begin on laying on your belly and grasp your hands together behind your back, arms straight but not locked.

Modification: Keep hands by the sides, still off the ground.

Step 2: Press the pelvis into the floor as you lift the chest up along with the feet. Squeeze the glutes for stability.

Modification: Keep the feet on the ground.

Step 3: Looking ahead, hold for a few breaths.

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