Yoga for Athletes

Yoga Videos for Lacrosse Players and Yoga Sequencing

Leslie Perryman • June 3, 2015
20 Minute Pre-Run Warm Up Yoga
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1. 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.
2. 20 Minute Yoga Flow for Core Strength
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This is an instructional 20 minute yoga video that aims to strengthen the core in preparation for arm balances such as crow pose, headstand, handstand and forearm stand. The intention is to work all parts of the core including the upper abs, lower abs and obliques in a variety of ways that keeps the body guessing.
3. 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."
4. 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.
5. 15 Minute Yoga for Men
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This video is really for anyone, but it focuses on opening up the shoulders, chest, hip flexors and hamstrings, which are all common trouble areas for men. Start with a warm up before doing this video. Always work within a pain-free range, and remember that flexibility comes with practice.
6. Standing Wide-Legged Forward Fold | Prasarita Padottanasana | Yoga With Adriene
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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!
7. Yoga For Runners 2 - Cool Down Sequence
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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.
8. Yoga Travel Routine II
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When you're traveling Yoga is probably the last thing on your mind. BUT if you take just a few minutes to move & stretch it'll help you feel more energized.
9. Athletic Yoga for Cross Training
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Adding some isometric holds and plometrics to your yoga for a great pre training warm up or to cross train.
10. 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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