Photo gallery: 4 yoga poses you can do outdoors

Reduce stress, lengthen tight muscles and enjoy the warm weather with these four easy yoga poses you can do outdoors.

By Pamela Mazzuca Prebeg
Photography by Geoff George

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The Workout

After warming up by walking, jogging, climbing stairs or doing jumping jacks for five to 10 minutes, perform the following movements, starting with one downward-facing dog pose for one to three minutes. Follow with three sets of eagle pose, three sets of extended triangle pose and three sets of one-legged King pigeon pose. Finish by holding downward-facing dog pose for one to three minutes. Rest for 30 to 60 seconds between sets. For optimal relaxation, perform this workout three or four times a week.

*Estimated calorie burn for an average 140 lb woman is 84 calories per workout.

What you’ll need:
• yoga mat
• yoga block or thickly folded blanket (optional)

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