Posts Tagged "running"

6 Reasons why athletes & sportspersons practice yoga

Posted on Nov 27, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

6 Reasons why athletes & sportspersons practice yoga

1. Improved flexibility Whatever the sport, running, rock climbing, football, mountain biking or martial arts, to name a few, the repetition of movement over long, hard training sessions create tired and tense muscles & stiff joints. The more tension one has around that joint, the more energy is required to facilitate the movement. Keeping the joints flexible allows maximum performance with the most energy conservation. Yoga poses & sequences with the integration of correct breathing will improve muscular flexibility, elasticity and joint motion. 2. Strength Whilst athletes have...

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Yoga…Run…Endurance…Meditation

Posted on Sep 12, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

Yoga…Run…Endurance…Meditation

I have never been much of a runner, it never felt natural, I seemed to struggle with my breath and couldn’t run very far. Needless to say, I didn’t maintain a regular running routine and my ability or endurance didn’t improve. But ……… with some encouraging guidance on technique and some motivating company, I’ve actually started to enjoy running. I never thought I would hear the words roll off my tongue, but I’m really finding it invigorating. Like my Yoga practice, running requires regular and continued attention and as a reward, I receive a great cardio workout, enhancement to my lung...

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