Triangle pose is the master posture of the standing series, this posture helps with the marjor joints of the body. This posture links perfectly between the hear and lungs. Triangle is an intense hip opener that deeply strengthens the muscles of the legs when done correctly. This greatly improves the stability of the body through strengthening and aligning the legs and hips. This posture literally improves the body for the inside out. For example, the organs in the hip area ( colon, kidneys, reproductive organs) benefits as do the associated heart chackras. The twist through the upper body in combination with the deep opening of the arms helps provide adequate room for the organs in the chest to function properly, bringing elasticity to the lungs. The combination of the twist and of the hips also helps to relieve back pain.
This is great for the cardiovascular system for athletes. This posture also brings stamina to the elite athlete. This is a well rounded posture that can pretty much help any kind of athlete with body awareness, focus and mental clarity. There is so many major key joints that are being activated when in this posture.