This comprehensive post-workout stretch focuses on the calves and hamstrings, glutes, quads and hip flexors, chest, shoulders and triceps.
Tag - Post-Workout
This gentle cool-down is designed to completely relax you after a workout—to release tight muscles and calm the central nervous system.
This hips and hamstrings sequence is great to do after a workout. We stretch the calves, hamstrings, hip flexors, groin, glutes and piriformis.
In this Full Body Stretch, we practice sidebends, forward bends, hip openers, twists and backbends to stretch muscles throughout the body.
This Lower Back Therapy video is designed to keep back pain at bay—stretching the hips and hamstrings and strengthening the core.
In Spinal Extension, we flex and extend the spine before moving through progressively deeper and more intense back-bending postures.
Classic Hips stretches the hip flexors, groin, adductors, glutes, TFL and piriformis. It's one of my favourites to practice after your workout.
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.
In Wheel Prep, we open up the hip flexors, stretch the chest, loosen up the shoulders and activate the glutes, in preparation for Wheel pose.
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.
Twist And Bend combines yoga twists and sidebends to stretch muscles throughout your body. It's a great one to do after a workout.
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 intermediate hip-opening yoga sequence, we flow through some deeper hip openers, including Lizard, Half Frog and Reclining Butterfly.
In this Deeper Backbends sequence, we open up the front of the body and strengthen the back of the body to improve posture and relieve pain.
Beginner Sidebends stretches muscles throughout the body, focussing especially on the shoulders, obliques and intercostals.
Hip Openers 1 stretches the hips from every angle. Legendary PT Kelly Starrett advises athletes to "Spend as much time in a lunge as you can."
This pain-relieving, Flexibility sequence combines standing, seated and reclining twists. Move slowly and mindfully through the poses.
This Beginner Backbends sequence focuses on spinal extension. Backbends counteract the typical rounded-forward seated position.
In this Calves and Hamstrings sequence, we'll focus on stretching the entire back of the body in a progressive series of Forward Bends.
Hip Flexors Stretch combines dynamic and static stretches to release the psoas, loosen up the hips and alleviate lower back pain.
Sidebends and Hip Openers mobilises the spine, stretches the sides and opens up the hips. We finish with a short breath meditation.
Relax The Hips is designed to loosen up the hips and stretch the calves and hamstrings. It's a great one to do after a workout to release tension.
Hip-Opening Twists stretches the hip flexors, groin, glutes, TFL, hamstrings and calves. We finish with an extended body scan meditation.
Acrobatics is a playful back-bending sequence with some pretty advanced postures. If you're feeling strong and supple, it's a fun one to practice.