Reverse warrior is good for stretching the arms and sides of the torso, which strengthen the lower body and open the hips. It also opens the chest and builds core strength. Reverse warrior is a particularly beneficial pose for those with a sedentary schedule.
Other benefits of this pose include:
- Increased blood circulation
- Reduction in fatigue
- Calmed mind
- Increased perseverance and heightened self-esteem
- Energized body
- Improved balance
Warrior one and warrior two are good preparatory poses for this asana.