Yoga for Athletes

Yoga Videos for Mountaineers and Teaching Yoga

Leslie Perryman • June 3, 2015
20 Minute Pre-Run Warm Up Yoga
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1. Hip & Hammies Stretch at a Wall
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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.
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. 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.
4. 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.
5. Post Run Stretch
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Take 10 minutes to stretch after your run and your body will thank you.
6. Moon Salutation
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Warm up or cool down with the full body range of motion sequence, inspired by the Yoga Moon Salutation
7. 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.
8. Sun Salutations
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Saluting the sun is a group of poses that works the whole body, builds internal heat, and it will increase your energy level.
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. Sun Salutation Variation
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This video features the Sun Salutation and includes more moves than the previous videos.
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