Yoga or stretching routines are vital for runners’ of all abilities and ages.

For the time poor runner, here are 5 key exercises that are bound to help.

  1. Pigeon Pose
  • Advantages: Elongates the back, opens the hips, groin, hamstrings, and relieves pressure on the lower back and sciatica.

 

2. Lunge & Quad Stretch

  • Advantages: Opens your hips, stretches your quads, great for lower back tightness and Psoas health.

 

3. Hamstring Stretch, Reclining hand to Big Toe

  • Advantages: Stretches hips, thighs, hamstrings, groins, and calves

 

4. Reclining Pigeon

  • Advantages: Stretches glutes, hips, lower back, and quads.

 

5. Reclining Spinal Twist

  • Advantages: Glute and back health.

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