This pre-workout activation is designed to activate the core and the posterior chain—calves, hamstrings, glutes, upper and lower back.
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Rest and recovery is non-negotiable in the pursuit of peak performance. “A hard physical challenge must be met with an equally intense recovery."
This balance and core strength sequence gets straight into it. It is an advanced routine that uses balance poses to build your core strength.
This gentle sequence is designed to alleviate lower back pain. It's a short version of the one-hour video, for days when you're pushed for time.
This sequence combines static stretching and joint mobilisation to loosen you up from head to toe and get you moving like an athlete.
This routine is a tough strength and balance workout, designed to condition the entire body—with a strong focus on the core.
This sequence is designed to address the common muscular imbalances experienced by athletes that correlate with lower back pain.
You don't need any equipment for this standing sequence so you can practice it in your hotel, at work or even at the airport.
This sequence is designed to strengthen the core—the abs, obliques, transverse abdominis, lower back muscles and pelvic floor.
This sequence uses three techniques to help clear your mind—a breathing exercise, series of balancing poses, and a short meditation.
This routine is one of my favourites to get the blood pumping, stretch out achey muscles, mobilise the spine and loosen up the hips.
When I do a sequence like this in the morning, I feel pretty bulletproof. It's a great way to stretch out the kinks and get your body moving.
This routine is designed to keep lower back pain at bay—loosening up the hips, hamstrings, groin and glutes and building core strength.
In this sequence, we break down some of the basic yoga postures. You can practice it over and over until you feel like you have them mastered.
This flow sequence is designed to break you out of habitual movement patterns to simultaneously improve your strength, flexibility and mobility.
In this sequence, we flow through a series of Low Lunge variations to loosen up the hips and hamstrings. We finish with some core exercises.
This is a great routine to practice in the morning or before a workout to warm up the entire body, loosen up tight spots and activate the core.
This fast-paced routine loosens up the hips, strengthens the wrists and shoulders and rotates the spine. It's a veritable smorgasbord of yoga skills.
This sequence is a series of mobility drills for the feet, knees, hips, spine and shoulders. It's a great one to get your heart pumping.
You can use this sequence as a barometer to see how your mobility and flexibility are improving. It climaxes with Wheel pose.
In this sequence, we work the chest, shoulders, triceps and wrists. Try to keep your core engaged—your abs, obliques and lower back.
This balance sequence is great for building strength in the core and hips. Try to stay as controlled and graceful as you can in the poses.
In this back-bending sequence, we flex and extend the spine before moving through progressively deeper and more intense backbends.
This is a nice one to loosen up the joints—the ankles, knees, hips, spine, shoulders, elbows and wrists. Try to maintain good alignment throughout.
This core sequence is designed to strengthen your abs, obliques and lower back. Try to include 2-3 core workouts in your training every week.
In this sequence, we move through a series of lunges, twists and sidebends to loosen up your joints and get your body moving.
In this upper body strength workout, we work the arms, shoulders, chest and core in a series of poses that are called arm balances in yoga.
In this yoga for core strength routine we strengthen the abs, obliques, lower back and hips. Try to keep your core engaged throughout.
In this challenging sequence, we flow through some Sun Salutation variations, to strengthen the hands, wrists, shoulders, chest and core.
A strong and integrated core will maximise your power, speed and body control as well as helping to protect you from lower back pain.
In this sequence, the focus is on joint stability. Holding these isometric poses reduces your risk of injury in the wrists and shoulders.
In this sequence, we hold some classic standing poses to build strength in the feet, ankles, knees, hips, quads, glutes and lower back.
In this core sequence, we use isometric and concentric-eccentric exercises to strengthen the abs, lower back, and obliques.
Don't let anyone tell you that yoga is easy. This sequence is designed to give your upper body—chest, arms and shoulders—a serious workout.
In this sequence we train both core strength and core flexibility. This has great benefits for performance and for reducing the risk of injury.
In this advanced upper body sequence, we flow through a series of Plank pose variations and throw in an arm balance for good measure.
In this sequence, we work the abs in a series of Plank and Boat pose variations and finish with the mother of all abs stretches—Wheel pose.
Depending on the flexibility of your quads and hip flexors, this sequence is either going to be incredibly hard or a walk in the park.
This sequence combines twists and sidebends to stretch muscles throughout the body. Make sure that you are warmed up before you start.
This sequence includes some more advanced backbends. Please be cautious, taking the modified version of any pose that feels out of reach.
This pain-relieving, Flexibility sequence combines standing, seated and reclining twists. Move slowly and mindfully through the poses.
This sequence focuses on spinal extension. Backbends counteract the rounding-forward seated position so prevalent in the modern workplace.
In this beginner yoga sequence, we increase flexibility in muscles throughout the body and get to know some of the basic yoga poses.
This relaxing sequence is focussed primarily on the lower back. If you have weakness or pain here, please listen carefully to your body.
This sequence is designed to release tightness, increase mobility throughout your body and relieve lingering aches and pains, naturally.
This sequence is great for mobilising the spine, stretching the sides of the body and opening up the hips. We finish with a short breath meditation.
In this sequence, notice how challenging your balance builds stability in the hips and core. This can help to prevent lower back pain.
In this sequence, with play around with shifting your centre of gravity in poses that challenge and enhance your balance and coordination skills.
This complex sequence requires concentration, coordination and core strength. It simultaneously challenges balance and body control.
Training balance is a great way to build your powers of focus and concentration, which can be very useful, especially in competition.
In this video, twists, hip openers and core strengtheners challenge your balance, control and proprioception. It packs quite a punch.
This sequence links together a series of challenging balancing poses that build strength in the lower body—the feet, ankles, knees, quads and hips.
In this sequence, try to continually refine your alignment. This will help to create a sense of stability from which to work on your balance.
This is a fun one with some new variations to try. It requires good balancing skills as well as core strength and flexibility in the hips.
This routine is one trick after another. Sequencing these complex poses improves coordination, agility, body control and enhances mental focus.