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Hastha uttanasana

Stand and cross your hands in front. Inhale, cross your arms above the head and bend head to look at hands. Return to the start and repeat five times.

Ardha chakrasana

Stand with feet together. Inhale and take both arms up above your head and bend backwards. Hold this position for five counts. Exhale and bring your hands down. Repeat five times.

Torso strength; and Bellows breath
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Torso strength; and Bellows breath

Torso strength

Stand with your hands at the level of the shoulder with palm facing outward. Inhale and take your hands at the back while bending backward. Hold for five breaths.

Bellows breath

Stand erect with your palms by your shoulders. Inhale and exhale forcefully while clenching and releasing your hands each time. Repeat for 20 breaths.

Gomukha asana; and Arm strength.
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Gomukha asana; and Arm strength.

Gomukha asana

Take right hand over the right shoulder blade and left arm behind the back. Now try to clasp fingers of both the hands behind the back. Repeat 5 times on each side.

Arm strength

Inhale and blow cheeks out. Lock chin on the chest and hold your breath. Move your shoulders up and down. Repeat 10 times.

Upper arms strength; and Upper arm stretch
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Upper arms strength; and Upper arm stretch

Upper arms strength

Sit with elbow bent at 90 degrees. Cycle your arms vigorously forward and backward at shoulder level. Repeat 10 times.

Upper arm stretch

Inhale and raise both arms sideways above the head with palm facing outward. Exhale and bring it back. Repeat 10 times.

Elbow strength; and Arm rotation
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Elbow strength; and Arm rotation

Elbow strength

Make fists with hands and bring them closer to the shoulder with a jerk while holding upper arm stiff. Then bring them down to original position.Repeat 10 times.

Arm rotation

Stand erect and bring your arms to shoulder level. Rotate arms without bending elbows. Repeat 10 times clockwise and anti-clockwise.

Hitanshi Kothari Khabya and Gourav Khabya, co-founders HithYoga

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Updated: 13 Oct 2017, 11:05 AM IST
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