In Utthan Pada Asana, both the legs are lifted upwards. This asana gives excessive strain to the spine. In case of any spinal injury this asana can be practiced by lifting one leg at a time.
How to do :
Start with three rounds on the first day. Relax for about 5 seconds after each round. Do not practice more than four rounds a day.
People who have had spinal injury can do the asana by lifting each leg alternatively. Do two rounds with each leg.
Strengthens the spinal code and corrects disorders of the back. Reduces paunch and removes constipation, indigestion and gas trouble.