What muscles does cat camel pose work?
- Erector Spinae.
- Trapezius I.
Why it called as cat camel exercise?
This exercise is also called the cat and cow exercise. The Sanskrit name for this yoga pose is Marjaysana-Bitilasana. Here ‘Marjary’ means cat, ‘Bitila’ means cow, and Asana means pose. The cow and camel stretch is a combination of the two poses and is considered a warm-up pose for the more challenging Asanas.
How many cat camels should I do?
The cat camel exercise for back pain should be done slowly. Don’t rush through it. Generally, five to ten repetitions up and down is all that is required to mobilize the lumbar spine and mobilize the lumbar joints, to prehab the area, and decrease the likelihood of injury.