How to Perform Yoga Sun Salutation
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Time to get “Get Exercised.” In this episode Dina Prioste, of Getexercised.com, shows 3 different levels of Yoga sun salutes which YOU can use as stand alone workouts, or as a warm / cool down to add to your regular routine. Oh yeah, Robert shows up too.

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Robert: Today we’re gonna do handstand, push up, jump rope. You know guys; I don’t really feel like doing this today. Male: Stick to the script Robert. Robert: Yeah but isn’t there somebody else can do this? Dina Prioste: I can do it. Robert: It’s Dina Prioste at getexercised.com. it looks like I’m off the hook. Dina Prioste: Great! Today I’ll be demonstrating Yoga Sun Salutations. This is Fusion Fitness TV. Female: Fusion Fitness TV, the place for your weekly health and fitness start up, tune up and shape up. Dina Prioste: Yoga. But I am not like flexible and stuff. Not to worry. The basic sun salutation is a great way to improve your flexibility and build strength simultaneously. Begin standing tall at the front of your exercise mat. As you inhale, bring the arms out to the side and up and exhale fold into a forward bend. Inhale. Come halfway up to a flat back. Exhale. Step out with the right foot into a lunge. Inhale into a plank pre-push-up position. Exhale. Lower your knees, chest and chin to the floor. Inhale. Come on to the belly for baby cobra and exhale. Come back to downward facing down. Pause here and take a few deep breaths. Inhale the right leg up behind. Exhale the right foot up forward. As you inhale, step the left foot forward coming to flat back and exhale fold in. Inhale. Bring the arms out to the sides and back up and exhale arms by your sides. Again. And let’s add some more arms strengthening this time. Inhale. Bring the arms up and exhale fold forward. Inhale to flat back and exhale step back with the left foot. Inhale to plank. Exhale. Bend almost back until the arms are at 90 degree angle into Chaturanga. Inhale into a deeper back bend upward facing dog. Exhale downward facing dog. Pause here, take a few deep breaths. Be sure to breath through the nose both on the inhalation and the exhalation. Inhale the left leg up behind. Exhale left foot forward. Inhale right foot forward coming to flat back. Exhale fold. Inhale. Bring the arms back and up, palms touch. Exhale. Arms by your sides. I like didn’t get these enormous guns doing no Chaturangas For those of you wanting some more muscle in your sun salutations, add a double Chaturanga. Inhale arms up. Exhale fold. Inhale to flat back. Exhale. Step back with the right foot. Inhale to plank pose. Exhale Chaturanga. Inhale upward facing dog. Exhale back to Chaturanga. Inhale to plank. Exhale downward facing dog. Pause here. Take a few deep breaths. Be sure to keep your back and neck elongated and let your heels drop down towards the floor. Inhale the right leg up behind. Exhale right foot forward. Inhale. Step the left foot forward coming to flat back and exhale fold in. Inhale taking the arms back up palms touching. Exhale arms by your sides. That was cool. Robert: That was great. Be sure to stop by Dina’s show at GetExercised.com because yours truly is going to be appearing on there very soon. In the meantime, keep those cards and letters coming and please make sure to leave your comments at the address you see below. Right there. That’s it for this week. Please be here next week for another episode of Fusion Fitness TV. Female: FusionFitnessTV.com Fusion Fitness TV is a media transistor production.