I may have been the only man in the room, but after an hour and 15 minutes I was drenched in sweat and for four days my muscles ached like never before.
(Or bend the left leg and put your foot on the ground if the strain is too much.) Press out through both heels. Make sure that your knees are hip-width apart and are directly below your hips.Tendonitis (inflammation of the cords attaching muscle to bone) and bursitis (inflammation of the bursae, small sacs which act as cushions between bones, muscles and tendons) are also associated with yoga.Hyperextension of the knees is common in straight-leg poses; if you are not flexible, keep a small bend in the knees.Lie on your stomach, legs in a straight line, chin on floor.Bend knees and bring soles of feet up towards buttocks.
Standing along your mat, place feet about 4 ft apart.