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Injury Prevention

Yoga Poses for Common Running Injuries
Mar 11, 2013 Ξ 3 comments

Yoga Poses for Common Running Injuries

posted by Alice Toyonaga

At some point in their running “career”, runners get injured. Some listen to their bodies, take the time they need and aim to heal as quickly as possible. Others (read,  Full Article »

Yoga

Why Runners Should Try Yoga
Nov 4, 2012 Ξ 1 comment

Why Runners Should Try Yoga

posted by Alice Toyonaga

As both a long-distance runner and a yoga teacher/student, I understand the benefits that can be gained from both pounding the pavement and being on your mat and the affinities  Full Article »

Training

Online Yoga Classes for Busy Athletes
Sep 27, 2012 Ξ 2 comments

Online Yoga Classes for Busy Athletes

posted by Alice Toyonaga

Find out how you can practice yoga at your own pace, in your own space, and with no one on your case. Many people enjoy practicing in a yoga studio  Full Article »

Training

Runners and Yogaphobia
Aug 24, 2012 Ξ 3 comments

Runners and Yogaphobia

posted by Alice Toyonaga

I’ve heard every excuse in the book. When I talk about yoga to runners who haven’t tried yoga (or have and had bad experiences), I am not surprised to find  Full Article »

Training

Warrior 2, Yoga for Runners
Feb 5, 2012 Ξ 1 comment

Warrior 2, Yoga for Runners

posted by Rob

Preparation: From Warrior I, open up the arms and walk your rear foot towards the back of the mat. Make sure the rear foot is parallel to the back of  Full Article »

Training

Reclining Hero, Yoga for Runners
Feb 4, 2012 Ξ Leave a comment

Reclining Hero, Yoga for Runners

posted by Rob

Preparation: Sit at the front of the mat with the big toes side-by-side and the knees as wide as the mat. Sit onto the heels with the torso straight up  Full Article »

Training

Bow, Yoga for Runners
Feb 1, 2012 Ξ Leave a comment

Bow, Yoga for Runners

posted by Rob

Preparation: Begin by bringing the breath deep into the belly keeping the eyes focused downward.

Training

Pigeon, Yoga for Runners
Jan 31, 2012 Ξ Leave a comment

Pigeon, Yoga for Runners

posted by Rob

Preparation: From Downward Dog, lift the right leg up behind you and sweep the knee to the wrist on the same side.  The front heel will rest in front of  Full Article »

Training

Warrior 1, Yoga for Runners
Jan 29, 2012 Ξ Leave a comment

Warrior 1, Yoga for Runners

posted by Rob

Preparation: Standing at the front of your mat, step back with your right foot about a leg length or less.  Keep the back heel on the ground and point your  Full Article »

Training

Thread the Needle, Yoga for Runners
Jan 28, 2012 Ξ 1 comment

Thread the Needle, Yoga for Runners

posted by Rob

Preparation: Take the right ankle onto the left thigh just below the knee.  Flex the right foot back towards the knee and take the right arm between the legs.  Interlace  Full Article »

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