Myofascial Release Exercises for Athletes

Athletes place an immense amount of strain on their muscles and tendons especially as they increase their training and prepare for competition. Unfortunately, a common by-product of the increased activity is overuse injuries that can quickly sideline any athlete. This can easily be prevented by incorporating a form of self- massage, known as myofascial release, into the athletes training regimen.

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Yin Yoga for Lower Back Pain

Savasana– Lie on your back with the arms and legs extended. Take up space with your entire body. Turn your palms to face up and let the shoulders and hips melt into the floor. Close your eyes and start to draw your awareness to the breath. Focus on extending the inhales and exhales. Notice if […]

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7 Yoga Poses to Build Strength

The following poses are great for runners and cyclists who are looking to build more strength in order to maximize their performance. This is an excellent way to add some cross training into your particular sport and prevent injuries. From endurance athletes to weekend warriors these will help strengthen muscles while increasing balance and flexibility. […]

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Yin/Restorative Yoga for Athletes

This is a really great practice to do especially when the body is starting to feel fatigued. Yin is excellent for increasing mobility in the body, especially in the joints and hips as well as lubricating and protecting the joints in order to help prevent the body from getting injured due to repetitive motions found […]

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Yoga for Runners Series

I am thrilled to combine my passion for yoga and running and to be able to share it with my community. I will be leading a Yoga for Runners Series at Red Coyote Running and Fitness in OKC starting Wednesday April 1. The classes will focus on stretching some of the overworked muscles including the […]

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Yoga for Athletes

Yoga is very advantageous to all athletes and should be incorporated into everyone’s weekly workout routine. To learn more about all of the great benefits of a consistent yoga practice, see my blog post Why Every Athlete Should do Yoga.┬áThe sequence below will help strengthen and stretch your under and over utilized muscles as well […]

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