This comprehensive post-workout stretch focuses on the calves and hamstrings, glutes, quads and hip flexors, chest, shoulders and triceps.
Tag - Calves + Hamstrings
This gentle post-workout sequence stretches out the ankles, calves, hamstrings, hip flexors, groin, glutes, piriformis, chest and shoulders.
This sequence combines static stretching and joint mobilisation to loosen you up from head to toe and get you moving like an athlete.
The first half of this routine focuses on increasing mobility in the spine and upper body and the second half on opening up the hips and groin.
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 uses three techniques to help clear your mind—a breathing exercise, series of balancing poses, and a short meditation.
This flow sequence moves pretty fast. It's designed to get the blood pumping and your heart rate up. It focuses on the quads and hips.
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 flow through some gentle stretching poses and finish with a soothing Body Scan Meditation. It’s pure indulgence.
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.
In this routine, we break down the basic yoga poses, as well as Sun Salutation A—a classic series of postures linked together into a flow.
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 sequence is relatively fast-paced. It requires good balance, coordination and reaction speed. Focus on refining your movements.
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 sequence trains mobility, flexibility and strength. It's great for opening up the hips, improving spinal mobility and strengthening the core.
This sequence is a total workout for the hips. We open up the hips flexors, groin and outer hips with progressively more intense poses.
This tricky sequence requires flexibility, strength and balance. Try to see how effortless and smooth you can make your movements.
In this sequence, we warm up the body with a fairly simple High Lunge sequence before launching into some challenging balancing poses.
In this sequence, try to synchronise your breath and movement. I'll cue the inhalations and exhalations. See if you can stay focused throughout.
In this sequence, we break down the basic yoga poses to stretch the hips, calves, hamstrings, glutes, triceps, shoulders and spine.
In this sequence, we flow smoothly through a continuous series of poses designed to increase flexibility and train new movement patterns.
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.
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 sequence requires significant proprioception and body control. We play with twisting poses designed to throw you off your balance.
This relaxing sequence is designed to loosen up your hips, spine and shoulders. It's a great one to do after a workout or at the end of a long day.
This sequence has you covered for loosening up the hips—hip flexors, glutes, piriformis, groin and adductors. It's one of my favourites.
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 balance sequence, focus and control are the aim of the game. Try to keep your transitions smooth and to hold the poses as still as you can.
In this sequence, we flow through Sun Salutation A + B, Lunge Salute and a hip-opening Sun Salutation to stretch muscles throughout the body.
If tight hips are an issue for you, cycle through multiple different hip-opening sequences so that you don't get stuck in repeating patterns.
This sequence combines twists and sidebends to stretch muscles throughout the body. Make sure that you are warmed up before you start.
In yoga, forward bends are how we stretch the ankles, calves and hamstrings but please take care to modify if you have lower back issues.
In this routine, I break down Sun Salutation A—a classic sequence of poses that you will find in many hatha and vinyasa yoga classes.
In this sequence, we'll focus on the calves, hamstrings, spine, lats and shoulders. It's great for relieving upper and lower back pain.
In this beginner yoga sequence, we increase flexibility in muscles throughout the body and get to know some of the basic yoga poses.
When you slow down your movements, you can actually feel what's going on in your body much better than you thought you could.
This is a gentle sequence designed to release tension in the hips. Loosening your hips can help to relieve lower back pain and increase suppleness.
This sequence is a doozie for both upper and lower back pain. We mobilise the spine and stretch the hips, back, calves and hamstrings.
In this gentle sequence we loosen up the calves, hamstrings, hips, back and shoulders to let go of tension and slow down your mind.
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 gentle sequence, we stretch the sides, release the lower back and open up the hips. Try to see how easy you can make your breath.
This video is designed to loosen up the hips and stretch the calves and hamstrings. It's great post-workout when your muscles are warm.
This routine focuses on upper body mobility and deeper stretches for the calves, hamstrings and groin. We start with Box Breathing for focus.
This twisting sequence is designed to wring out tension throughout the body, with a specific focus on the spine, abs, obliques and hips.
In this flow-style sequence, we step up the pace. It requires a good level of balance as well as familiarity with the classic standing poses.
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.
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.
In this sequence, we'll learn some basic one-legged balancing poses. Don't be discouraged if you find these poses tricky to begin with.
In this sequence, you can play around with closing your eyes. Notice how it makes even simple poses so much more challenging for your stabilisers.