Stretching is a physical activity to strengthen, lengthen and lubricate the muscles. Yoga Stretches are considered very beneficial for our body to increase the strength and balance. It is proven to help you in increasing your flexibility and giving you a better fitness level. Yoga is not just an exercise form, it complements your overall health. It helps you in building your muscular strength as well because of the eccentric contraction (when there is tension on muscle it becomes lengthen that happens in yoga). If done on a regular basis, intensive yoga stretches can boost up your over all muscular strength and flexibility in short time.
“Yoga is the journey of self, Through the self, To the self.” The Bhagawat Gita
There is not one, but many poses which will buildup strength. When performing any stretch, just concentrate on the right posture and try to challenge your flexibility that is the most easy and fast way to develop strength.
The common mistakes that people do while performing these poses