Hero Pose Exercise Guide
Hero Pose is a bodyweight exercise that works your abs and quadriceps.
Hero Pose is a great basic move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your core, hips, legs, lower body, upper legs and waist.
It requires no equipment to do.
How to do Hero Pose
This is a kneeling position with the hips on the heels and the knees together. Pull in your belly to your spine and lift the crown of your head to the sky. Lengthen your (coccyx) tailbone down to the earth. Continually press downwards with the hips and upwards with the crown.
Learn how to do hero pose from this step-by-step illustrations:
The muscles used for hero pose may change slightly based on the your trained range of motion and technique, but in the most general case, the muscles used for hero pose are:
Frequently Asked Questions
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|Type(s)||Bodyweight, Calisthenic, Strength, Compound|
|Muscles Worked||Abdominals, Quadriceps, Gluteus, Splenius|
|Difficulty Level(s)||Basic, Easy, Simple|
|Equipment||No Equipment, Mat|
|Location||At Gym, At Home, Outdoor|