5 Yoga Moves for a Stronger Core

Boat Pose (Navasana)

Woman doing boat pose.
Woman doing boat pose.
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Sit on your mat with your legs out in front of you. Lift and lengthen your chest and sternum, and lean back slightly, maintaining a flat back and straight spine. Bend your knees and lift your feet off the floor, slowly straightening your legs and pointing your toes toward the ceiling, holding them slightly above eye level. Reach your arms alongside you, parallel to the floor and to each other. (If this is too hard at first, keep your hands on the floor beside your hips, or hold on to the backs of your thighs.)

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