Yoga for Athletes

8 Athletic Yoga Videos for Yoga Instructors

Leslie Perryman • March 17, 2015
Yoga is the perfect cross-training to balance your typical workout routine. The complimentary benefits of lengthening and conditioning muscle structures will enhance your performance and keep you feeling your best.20 Minute Pre-Run Warm Up Yoga
1. 15 minute gentle yoga for athletes
15 minute gentle yoga for athletes
This is a gentle yoga sequence especially great for athletes. As many athletes have tight hips and hamstrings, this sequence intends to bring length into those areas, which also help release lower back tension. Always work within a pain-free range.
2. Pre-Run Warm Up
20 Minute Pre-Run Warm Up Yoga
This is an instructional yoga video that is perfect for a pre-run warm up. It incorporates a bit of core work and lots of hamstring and hip flexor lengthening. As always, be sure to move within a pain-free range, and breathe full, deep breaths.
3. Upper Body Stretch
Upper Body Stretch
Open up chest, shoulders and upper back with a few yoga stretches. Great before swimming, boxing, tennis, golf.
4. Yoga for Surfers
Yoga for Surfers
This yoga routine is for surfers, however it is good for anybody! It focuses on shoulders, hips and core strength.
5. Stretches for Plantar Fasciitis
Stretches for Plantar Fasciitis
Stretching is an important part of preventing and healing plantar fasciitis. Daily stretching can help you heal your aching heel. Seeing a foot and ankle doc made all the difference in the world, so don't delay.
6. Post Run Stretch
Post Run Stretch
Take 10 minutes to stretch after your run and your body will thank you.
7. Hamstring Stretches
Hamstring Stretches
Get off the couch and stretch your hamstrings while you cheer on your fav team.
8. Runner's Lunge - Foundations of Yoga
Runner's Lunge - Foundations of Yoga
Learn Runner's Lunge with Adriene! (Not just for runners! For everyone!) This foundational posture is often used in Hatha Yoga sequences and is great for the hips, glutes, groin, quads and hamstrings. A great warm up for almost any exercise. "Cool Runnings!!!" "Cool Runnings" means "Peace be the journey."
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