Yoga for Athletes

Yoga Videos for Badmington Players and Yoga Sequencing

Leslie Perryman • June 2, 2015
20 Minute Pre-Run Warm Up Yoga
1. Hamstring Stretches
Hamstring Stretches
Get off the couch and stretch your hamstrings while you cheer on your fav team.
2. Hip & Hammies Stretch at a Wall
Hip & Hammies Stretch at a Wall
If you have a park bench or wall to stretch at, use it! If not, you can do similar standing stretches for hips and hamstrings without even taking your sneakers off.
3. Moon Salutation
Moon Salutation
Warm up or cool down with the full body range of motion sequence, inspired by the Yoga Moon Salutation
4. Sun Salutation Variation
Sun Salutation Variation
This video features the Sun Salutation and includes more moves than the previous videos.
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. Yoga For Runners 2 - Cool Down Sequence
Yoga For Runners 2 - Cool Down Sequence
Stretch it out and cool it down after your run with this Yoga For Runners Sequence! This practice is an all level sequence that is good for keeping the muscles and joints happy and healthy. Use the tools of Yoga to compliment your running practice. Check in with your breath, stretch and strengthen the muscles and avoid unnecessary tightness, soreness and joint pain.
7. Yoga for Runners
Yoga for Runners
Do you like running or jogging? Here's a yoga sequence that will help you to strengthen the hips and hamstrings. This is Yoga for runners.
8. Standing Wide-Legged Forward Fold | Prasarita Padottanasana | Yoga With Adriene
Standing Wide-Legged Forward Fold  |  Prasarita Padottanasana |  Yoga With Adriene
Foundations of Yoga continues with Adriene! In this episode we learn Standing Wide-Legged Forward fold from the ground up with a strong focus on Action and Alignment.This pose is great for the whole body! Prasarita Padottanasana strengthens the legs and the back and tones the abdominal wall. It stretches the hamstrings, hips and lower back inviting the muscles to open and feel good. In fact, this is a great pose after a jog or run! It is also calming for the system and can help to relieve anxiety or jitters. This pose can also help to relieve headaches and fatigue. It can be challenging too!
9. Post Run Stretch at Home
Post Run Stretch at Home
Stretch on your front porch steps after your run!
10. 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.
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