b some dumbbells to join an arm workout – yoga moves without the use of weights or any other equipment can be your best choice! They’re proven to help you challenge your muscles and sculpt some intense arms with the body alone. So how to build up your arm strength just through yoga?

If you want to build buff biceps and strong triceps, here are the best yoga moves to make your arms look jacked.

MUSCLES WORKED: ARMS, WRISTS, ANKLES, ABDOMINALS

HOW TO DO IT:

  1. Start all fours with hands placed under shoulders and knees under your hips. Walk your hands a few inches forward and spread fingers wide
  2. Press your palms into mat and curl toes under and then press your hips toward the ceiling
  3. Bring your body into an inverted V, pressing shoulders away from ear
  4. Keep feet hip-width apart and knees slightly flexed
  5. From downward dog, shift your hips forward until the body creates a straight line, from shoulders to toes, and shoulders lying over wrists
  6. Hold for one breath, and then shift back into downward dog
  7. Repeat 4 more times

PLANK TO HURDLE’S POSE

MUSCLES WORKED: BACK, CHEST, SHOULDERS, ABS, NECK

Hurdle-pose

HOW TO DO IT:

  1. In your downward dog, raise left leg to create a straight line from fingers to toes, forming your downward dog split
  2. Then shift hips forward into a high plank on one of your legs, drawing the left knee in toward left tricep
  3. Without touching left leg to the ground, shoot it back to return to your downward dog split
  4. Repeat three times
  5. On the 3rd rep, stop in your one-legged plank pose with left knee touching your left tricep
  6. Flex the left arm and rest left knee on your left tricep
  7. Flex right arm and hinge forward to raise your right leg off the ground and balance on arms

SIDE PLANK LEG LIFT

MUSCLES WORKED: SHOULDERS, WAIST, ABS, BACK, OUTER THIGHS

Side-plank-leg-lift

HOW TO DO IT:

  1. From your high plank, roll onto the outer edge of your right foot, stacking shoulder over shoulder, hip over hip, and foot over foot
  2. Spread left arm toward the sky
  3. Once stable, raise your bent left foot into the air
  4. Hold here for 30 seconds and then repeat on the other side
  5. Do 3 sets of 10 – 16 reps

YOGI PUSHUP

MUSCLES WORKED: SHOULDERS, BICEPS, TRICEPS

Yogi-pushup

HOW TO DO IT:

  1. In plank position, place all hands directly under shoulders and from here, hug your elbows into ribs, like how you do in Chaturanga
  2. Engage the core and keep buoyancy in hips and then you can push yourself back up into plank
  3. Do 5 – 10 of this practice

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