Hip Opening

5 Hip Opening Yoga Videos for Marathoners

Leslie Perryman • April 15, 2015
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!Runners are always looking for effective ways of taking care of their bodies and practicing yoga is a proven way for runners to prevent injuries. Running can be particularly hard on your knees, back and ankles and there are a number of specific yoga poses that can help relieve the strain placed on these muscles, increase your functional strength and flexibility. By helping you to train your breathing yoga can also help you to increase your oxygen intake whilst running. Post Run Stretch at Home
1. 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.
2. Post Run Stretch at Home
Post Run Stretch at Home
Stretch on your front porch steps after your run!
3. Post Ride or Run Stretch
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.
4. Yoga Post Run Stretch II
Yoga Post Run Stretch II
Quick post run stretch for hips, hamstrings, calf and quads.
5. 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.
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