Expands your chest and shoulders.
Stretches you hip flexors and core musculature.
Stretches your wrist flexor muscles.
Strengthens the muscles that control your shoulder blades.
Stengthens your gluteus muscles of your hip and hamstrings at the back of your thighs.
Strengthens your low back musculature.
Relieves some forms of low back pain.
Therapeutic for asthma, opening the accessory muscles of breathing.
Traditionally thought to stimulate the thyroid and pituitary glands, counteract depression and aid in infertility.