Yoga For Athletes

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When it comes to sports, many of us have the same mentality: We are invincible! But eventually all athletes learn that tight muscles and injuries are a common part of an active lifestyle. I have a tendency to overdo it when training for beach volleyball, so I turn to a therapeutic yoga practice to help keep my body healthy and injury-free. Know More

People have practiced yoga for centuries, but modern athletes—including LeBron James, Evan Longoria and Patrick Peterson—have taken an interest in the ancient art, hoping it will improve their performance and help them avoid injuries. Know More

Tight hammies and an achy back no more! This yoga series caters specifically to a runner’s most overused muscle groups: hips, hamstrings, and glutes. When strong and healthy, these areas of the body offer speed and power. Know More

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Yoga has been welcome in professional sports for a while now—the likes of Shaquille O’Neal, LeBron James, and football wide receiver Victor Cruz have all credited yoga with helping them in their game—but we still get excited when we hear about a team or a MVP extolling the benefits of the practice. Know More

Yoga is hard, and working out is hard, but fortunately Yoga for Athletes will make working out easy(er)! If your flexibility is making Toes to Bar more difficult than it should be, or your sense of balance is hindering your pistol squats and handstands, then these yoga for Athletes poses will definitely help you out. Know More

Yoga in the hot tub boosts flexibility.   That’s no secret. But until now there hasn’t been a good how-to guide for adapting dry land yoga poses for the hot tub. Know More

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During an average mile that you run or walk, your foot will strike the ground approximately 1000 times. The force of impact on each foot (during running) is approximately 3 to 4 times your weight. Know More

Yoga for Athletes is intended to teach athletes how to use yoga for a post-workout “cool-down.” This is more than stretching! Implementing a yoga routine that is 15-30 minutes long following your workout will enable you to develop core and upper body strength, recover faster, ease aches and pains, improve posture, neutralize muscular imbalances, help prevent injury and, of course, increase flexibility. Know More

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The Athlete’s Guide to Yoga : An Integrated Approach to Strength, Flexibility & Focus

Yoga makes good athletes better. This time-honored discipline imparts flexibility, balance, and whole-body strength, creating improvements in an athlete’s form, efficiency, and power.