Why you should incorporate yoga with YOGAMIGOS into your weekly training schedule
Yoga offers health and wellness benefits for everyone. It is becoming increasingly popular amongst athletes and sports enthusiasts. Yoga can be used in conjunction with other exercise and training routines to enhance performance through; improving flexibility, speeding up recovery and promoting core strength and mental discipline. It is also a fantastic way to enhance well being and build team spirit. Any athlete can benefit from adding yoga to their training regime.
The TOP FIVE yoga poses for athletes to help improve performance.
1.) Wheel Pose (Urdhva Dhanurasana):
very energizing, strengthens the arms whilst opening the back, shoulders, and hips
2.) Downward Dog (Adho Mukha Svanasana):
calms the brain and helps
relieve stress, energizes the body, stretches the shoulders, hamstrings and calves whilst strengthening the arms and legs
3.) Pigeon Pose (Eka Pada Rajakapotasana):
excellent for opening the hips, stretching the gluteus and developing a focused mind
4) Frog Pose (Mandukasana):
Stretches the inner thighs, groins, and hips, opens the chest and shoulders and relieves stress and anxiety
5.) Revolved Triangle Pose (Parivrtta Trikonasana):
Strengthens and stretches the legs, stretches the hips and spine, opens the chest to improve breathing, relieves mild back pain, stimulates the abdominal organs and improves sense of balance
YOGAMIGOS run weekly sessions at Revolution Personal Training every Thursday night from 8-9pm. Our sessions are specifically designed to assist with improving recovery whilst building strength and flexibility. These classes will improve your performance, reduce the chance of injury and leaving you feeling restored and fantastic.
We look forward to seeing you on the mat soon! Kate and Gem