Yoga Stretching Techniques for Runners

 

Have you heard about yoga stretching techniques that are good for those of us who happen to enjoy running? Now, I’ve been running off and on for many years, but one thing I always have had a problem with in the past (before I took up yoga) was this tightness that would develop around my hips after several days in a row of steady distance running. You simply do have to stretch those muscles before and afterwards in order to keep yourself flexible and to help reduce your risk of chronic injury. And BTW, the older you are, the more important this issue becomes. In this video, Ozzie Jacobs demonstrates a very short but intense method of yoga stretching to help you maintain flexibility.

Yoga Stretching Techniques for Runner

 

This is one of several really simple yoga stretching techniques that don’t require investing a lot of time but are well worth doing regularly as part of your running routine. As the saying goes, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, especially when it comes to keeping injuries away.

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