Extended Exhalation Breath
3 Minutes • 3m 45s
Exclusive routine from Work IN: The Athlete's Plan for Real Recovery and Winning Results!
Lengthening your exhale has a profound calming effect on your nervous system, helping you to slow your heart rate and relax. Use this routine to Work IN.
Includes a pre/post practice check in — a pause to notice how you feel. These observations help you to establish a baseline of where you're at, become more aware of the effects of your practice, absorb the benefits, and increase your motivation to continue.
- Focus: mental focus, recovery
- When: post-workout or recovery day
- Suggested prop: bolster or pillow to sit on
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Pre-Stroller Run Warm Up
Use this quick warm up to activate and strengthen your glutes, core, and upper back to get the most out of the miles ahead. Grab your stroller (+ kid) and get after it!
- Focus: strength, performance
- Key muscles: glutes, core, back
- When: pre-stroller run
- Suggested prop: stroller
Pre-Bike Warm Up
Use this quick pre-ride routine to activate steady breathing and key muscles including your quads, glutes, core, and back, and optimize your riding position for the miles ahead.
- Focus: performance, warm up
- Key muscles: quads, glutes, core, back, shoulders
- When: pre-ride
Where do your hips need opening?
Exclusive routine from HIT RESET: Revolutionary Yoga for Athletes!
Athletes often talk about needing to open up their hips. But what does that even mean? Use this self-test from HIT RESET to assess and correct your hip mobility, and learn more in the Mobilize & Stabilize Your Hips chapter of HIT ...