The Runner's Guide to Yoga

The Runner's Guide to Yoga

A Practical Approach to Building Strength & Flexibility for Better Running

Paperback - 2012
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Millions of runners practice yoga daily because it cuts injuries and leads to more fluid, enjoyable running. In 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 colour photographs, clear instruction, and easy-to-follow routines, this guide 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 highlights the routines that ease tightness in the hamstrings and hips, strengthen the core, build strength and flexibility throughout your body, and speed recovery from minor injuries. Over 100 key poses modelled by real runners and includes focussed routines as well as key pre- and post-race yoga sequences. The Runner's Guide to Yoga will complement your running every day, all season long. Discover how yoga can improve your running with dynamic warm-ups and cooldowns 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.
Published: Boulder, Colo. :, Velo Press,, 2012.
ISBN: 9781934030844
1934030848
Branch Call Number: 613.7046 ROU
Characteristics: xvi, 221 pages :,color illustrations ;,24 cm

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rstucke35 Oct 02, 2012

Great book for a runner looking to add to their training and increase flexibility. this book is for novice's and gets into general poses. Not a lot of detail but over all a great book.

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