Yin yoga is a passive practice. The two goals that are most relevant for athletes are improving flexibility and accelerating recovery.
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Are you unable to train because of an upper body injury? What if there was a way to maintain strength and flexibility while you're waiting to heal?
Practising yoga results in faster recovery, fewer aches and pains, a more aerodynamic riding position and an increase in power and speed.
In this article, we'll look at some of the common causes of tight hamstrings and how yoga can help to improve your flexibility.
Yoga For Fighters. Isn't that a contradiction in terms? Here is the Yoga 15 take on the best yoga for Brazilian jiu-jitsu and Muay Thai.
Tight quads are common amongst athletes. Many sports, including mountain biking, rowing and even running are quad-dominant.
Yoga for Athletes is a training system that covers the yin and yang of performance: movement mastery and effective recovery.
This sequence of IT band and TFL stretches is designed to release tension and protect against iliotibial band syndrome and cyclist's knee.
Here are 7 poses that you can do directly after your workout to release tension in tight hips. This sequence should take around 15 minutes.
Now might be the greatest time in history to start practicing yoga at home. Many of us are in lockdown, without access to gyms and studios.
Almost every professional male athlete, in sports ranging from golf to basketball and rugby to UFC, regularly practices yoga.
If you’re an athlete, you probably have tight hips. In fact, it's almost impossible to escape tight hips, unless of course, you're a yogi.
Yoga for neck pain is certainly worth a shot if you feel as though you're running out of options. Try these 3 PNF stretches to get you out of pain.
Kick off your shoes (if you're not already at the beach) and follow this post-workout yoga cool-down to stretch out after your workout.
The most common cause of pain in between the shoulder blades is poor posture while working, driving, eating or tapping away on our phones.
If your goal is to move well, without pain or stiffness, despite an intense training schedule—this ultimate yoga sequence has you covered.
Here are 6 poses you can practice to improve thoracic mobility. They are great counterposes for cycling, driving or working at a desk.
One of the most challenging aspects of yoga is maintaining diaphragmatic breathing throughout and synchronising breath with movement.
Making noises in yoga isn’t really the vibe. It’s best to stay calm and cool-headed. To make it all look easy and effortless.
We use the drishti to enhance concentration and direct attention to our inner experience. The gaze can act as a focal point for the mind.
The goal of stability training is to improve motor control, address muscular imbalances, reduce fatigue and prevent injury.
Yoga for balance sequences improve body control, proprioception, focus, concentration and enhance your athletic performance.
Yoga for strength routines build muscular strength and endurance, improve joint stability, accelerate performance and alleviate pain.
This sequence is designed to address muscular imbalances, compensation patterns and alignment issues that are correlated with lower back pain.
There are a number of ways in which knee pain, commonly experienced by runners and cyclists, can be alleviated with yoga.
A consistent yoga practice is great for rehabbing sore feet and ankles but sometimes you need a little extra. In this article, I’ll demo 4 techniques.
Backbends improve flexibility, strengthen the posterior chain, correct poor posture, alleviate pain and increase breathing capacity.
In this article, we'll look at normal shoulder flexibility and how a lack of range of motion can affect weight-bearing poses.
This simple Yoga For Anxiety sequence is designed to relax your body and quiet your mind. It is suitable for yogis of all levels.
If you’re missing more than a couple of days of your 15 mins of yoga, here is a piece of wisdom from Dr Shoma Morita to get you back on track.
Adopting "beginner’s mind" shines a light on our blindspots, giving us the opportunity to start from first principles and undo our bad habits.
"Challenge serves beautifully to introduce you to your best—and most brilliant—self." Yoga can provide you with that challenge.
In stressful times, a great use of your time and energy is play and playfulness. Play can be a distraction and help to unwind tension.
Interoception is the awareness of what is going on inside your body. It can refer both to the perception of physical and emotional sensations.
In part two, I describe how turning the dial back up on our interoception allows us to lead lives of greater sensation, presence and wellbeing.
In this article, I'm going to give you 5 poses that, if you're in pain and you only have a minute, will give you fast-acting pain relief.