ATHLETE POSES RESULT IN
FASTER RECOVERY & FEWER INJURIES
THE GOAL OF YOGA FOR ATHLETES — BUILD CORE STRENGTH
Since many sports injuries are the result of muscular imbalances, it makes sense that the practice of yoga would go far in reducing injury. Below are 5 athletic yoga poses that provide stretching, strengthening and relaxing. If you work these movements into your fitness routine, we believe you’ll feel the difference.
5 Best Yoga Stretches for Athletes
3 Times a Week, 10 to 15 Minutes
#1 – WARRIOR III
The Warrior III pose strengthens shoulders, arms, legs and back while opening up your hips, chest and lungs. This move works on focus, balance and stability to add to your toolbox for athletic performance. This is a great pose to energize your body.
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THE BOTTOM LINE
Whether you’re training for an event, working to build your endurance or looking to supplement your cardio regimen, yoga may be your answer. Poses for athletes can strengthen muscle groups, increase your flexibility and improve balance. Adding yoga to your fitness plan can help to improve your overall performance. NAMASTE, my friends . . .