Yoga for Athletes

Yoga Videos for Mountaineers and Yoga Instructors

Leslie Perryman • June 3, 2015
20 Minute Pre-Run Warm Up Yoga
1. 20 Minute Yoga Flow for Core Strength
20 Minute Flow
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.
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. 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.
4. Post Run Stretch
Post Run Stretch
Take 10 minutes to stretch after your run and your body will thank you.
5. 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.
6. Yoga Travel Routine II
Yoga Travel Routine II
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.
7. Moon Salutation
Moon Salutation
Warm up or cool down with the full body range of motion sequence, inspired by the Yoga Moon Salutation
8. 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.
9. Sun Salutation Variation
Sun Salutation Variation
This video features the Sun Salutation and includes more moves than the previous videos.
10. 15 Minute Yoga for Men
15 Minute Yoga for Men
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.
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