Start with squatting. Sadie Chanlett-Avery, a wellness consultant and founder of Sassafras Revival

Crawling Chanlett-Avery says that a simple movement like crawling can be deceptively effective for improving upper body strength.

High-to-low plank In this pose, also called chaturanga dandasana or four-limbed staff pose

Dolphin pose Ardha pincha mayurasana, also called dolphin pose, strengthens the arms and back and improves balance

supplement other strength-building activities Lastly, Washington recommends adding some yoga to your other fitness routines to increase strength as well as other markers of fitness

Boat pose Boat pose, or paripurna navasana, takes the concept of a lowly crunch to a whole new level

Warrior III Also called airplane pose or virabhadrasana III, this pose builds leg, ankle and core strength

Side lunge Side Lunge, also called skandasana or surfer lunge, opens the hips and stretches the hamstrings while also building core and leg strength