Establish a Balanced Foundation
Mix Up Your Yoga Routine • 5m 0s
Use this routine to become more aware of how you're standing and intentionally correct your stance back toward center from the ground up. When you establish a balanced foundation, your body can more readily find optimal alignment, which will help you improve your posture and biomechanics for any sport or fitness endeavor.
- Focus: balance
- Key muscles: lower legs
- When: pre-workout or cross-training
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Use this quick pre-race warm up to activate your breath, key muscles, and race mantra as you toe the line — no props required!
- Focus: warm up, performance
- Key muscles: glutes, hips, back
- When: pre-workout/race
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Six words: Intense quad stretch at the wall. Give those big strong muscles some love.
- Focus: injury prevention, recovery
- Key muscles: quads, hip flexors
- When: post-workout or recovery day
- Suggested prop: folded blanket
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