Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Challenge 12 - Asanas for Running

Yoga sequence focused on best benefits for runners or just people who run.

Challenge: Complete the sequence this week the day before or after you go for a run.

  • Bound Angle Pose - opens hips and works inner thighs
  • Downward Facing Dog or Wall Dog (Place your hands against a wall or on a chair) 
  • Triangle Pose - Stretches lower back and hamstrings
  • Forward Bend while grabbing elbow behind you 
  • Wide Leg Standing Forward Bend
  • Low Lunge - opens hips and stretches back hamstring
  • Hero Pose - stretches ankles and feet
  • Corpse Pose or any Pranayama to expand lung capacity

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