Tight hips can leave you feeling trapped! Lower spine health and hamstring mobility can be limited substantially from restricted range of motion through the pelvic joints. Open your hips, and find freedom through the spine and hamstrings!Weight bearing sports put a huge amount of stress and strain on your body. From your hamstrings to your hips or lower back sports can put a genuine burden on your muscles. Yoga for Athletes combines the cardio workout in a dynamic warm up with the stretching achieved by more traditional fitness stretches. This type of yoga is especially designed for athletes and is perfect for before and after your usual training regimen or practice session. Professional sportsmen from basketball players to boxers and American footballers have all started to integrate yoga into their training. Post Run Stretch at Home
1. Post Ride or Run Stretch
After you ride or run, quick stretch for hamstrings, quads and hips - Great to use a fence, bench or tree for stretches.
2. Yoga Post Run Stretch II
Quick post run stretch for hips, hamstrings, calf and quads.
3. 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.
4. 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.