Seated Pigeon Pose Exercise Guide
Seated Pigeon Pose is a none exercise that works your spinal erectors and splenius.
Seated Pigeon Pose is a great moderate move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your lower back, lower body, neck and upper body.
It requires mat to do.
How to do Seated Pigeon Pose
From downward facing dog or table top, bring one bent leg into the center of the mat such that the knee rests behind the wrists. Untuck your back toe and gently release your body into a seated position. Hold a few breaths before switching sides.
Learn how to do seated pigeon pose from this step-by-step illustrations:
The muscles used for seated pigeon pose may change slightly based on the your trained range of motion and technique, but in the most general case, the muscles used for seated pigeon pose are:
- Spinal Erectors
- Hip Flexors
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|Muscles Worked||Quadriceps, Hip Flexors, Erector Spinae, Splenius|
|Location||At Gym, At Home, Outdoor|
|Major Exercise||Pigeon Pose|
|Target muscle(s)||Spinal Erectors, Splenius|
|Synergyst muscle(s)||Quadriceps, Hip Flexors|