Yoga for Athletes

8 Athletic Yoga Videos for Yoga Sequencing

Leslie Perryman • May 13, 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
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1. Hamstring Stretches
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Get off the couch and stretch your hamstrings while you cheer on your fav team.
2. Post Run Stretch
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Take 10 minutes to stretch after your run and your body will thank you.
3. Pre-Run Warm Up
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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.
4. Yoga for Surfers
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This yoga routine is for surfers, however it is good for anybody! It focuses on shoulders, hips and core strength.
5. 15 minute gentle yoga for athletes
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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.
6. Stretches for Plantar Fasciitis
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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.
7. Runner's Lunge - Foundations of Yoga
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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."
8. Upper Body Stretch
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Open up chest, shoulders and upper back with a few yoga stretches. Great before swimming, boxing, tennis, golf.
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