Yoga for Runners
English | 313 pages | pdf | 9.52 MB
Sage Rountree, PhD, holds coaching certifications from the Road Runner’s Club of America and USA Triathlon and is an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher at the highest level (E-RYT 500). Her popular yoga classes and videos for athletes draw students ranging from Ironman® triathletes and Olympians to everyday cyclists, runners, and hikers as well as team-sports athletes. She is a well-known writer who contributes regularly to Yoga Journal and Runner’s World and is the author of seven books, including The Athlete’s Guide to Recovery, Racing Wisely, Everyday Yoga, and Lifelong Yoga.
Discover how yoga can improve your running with
•Dynamic warm-ups and cool downs for your workouts
•Poses that target typical trouble spots, such as hips, calves, and hamstrings
•Self-tests to determine areas of weakness or imbalance
•Breath and meditation exercises to sharpen mental focus
Yoga will make you a better runner!
Millions of runners practice yoga daily because it cuts injuries and leads to more fluid, enjoyable running. In this second edition of The Runner’s Guide to Yoga, Sage Rountree-America’s leading expert on yoga for athletes-shows you the poses and practices for stronger, healthier running.
Filled with color photographs, clear instruction, and easy-to-follow routines, including new video sequences, The Runner’s Guide to Yoga offers simple ways to make yoga a part of your everyday training-even if you have never set foot in a yoga studio. This practical guide shows you how to ease tightness in your hamstrings and hips, strengthen your core, build strength and flexibility throughout your body, and recover faster from the stresses of training. The Runner’s Guide to Yoga will complement your running every day, all season long.