Vinyasa Yoga

Yoga Videos for Relieving Sore Muscles after a run and Yoga Teachers

Leslie Perryman • October 24, 2016
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. Move For Flexibility by Julie Montagu
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1. Post Run Stretch
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Take 10 minutes to stretch after your run and your body will thank you.
2. 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.
3. 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.
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. Yoga for Runners
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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.
6. Yoga for Surfers
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This yoga routine is for surfers, however it is good for anybody! It focuses on shoulders, hips and core strength.
7. 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!
8. Yoga Post Run Stretch II
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Quick post run stretch for hips, hamstrings, calf and quads.
9. 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.
10. 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.
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