Yoga for Cyclists

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Yoga is fast becoming an essential performance tool for road cyclistskeen to improve flexibility, core strength, balance, breathingefficiency and mental focus. Most cyclists want to rideharder for longer but the unnatural slouched posture and repetitivenature of riding takes its toll on the body.Short, tight hamstrings,hip flexors and quadriceps are easily damaged and, over time, can causeknock-on problems in the lower back or knees. But a cyclist witha supple back, hips and hamstrings will not only be far less prone tooveruse injuries than his stiffer training partners. He can also hunker down into aerodynamic positions easily and ride for longer, with morecomfort. A cyclist able to breathe slower and deeper will breathe moreefficiently and economically. A cyclist able to reduce adrenaline andcontrol a scattered mind with concentration techniques will remain calmand focused in the heat of a race.Yoga for Cyclistswill be the first title to address all of these areas by adapting yogatechniques specifically for cyclists of all levels, in clear, concise chapters. This is the ideal, no-nonsense resource, where every stretch, strengthening posture, breathing or recovery technique relates back to its impact on performance. Also included in this enhanced ebook are twelve video clips of selectedyoga sequences.

Why do yoga when you would rather be cycling? Cycling, by its very nature, involves repetitive action for your muscles and ... Sun Salutation (Surya Namaskar) | Yoga for Cyclists. Surya Namaskar is usually done on an empty stomach early in the morning.

The Sufferfestâ„¢ provides access to 50+ yoga sessions across six categories and three different skill levels. The Elite Yoga Programs develop athlete's strength in key areas that aren't developed in the Sport directly or from other cross training methods. Clare used this method of Targeted Strength in preparing the Sydney Swans for the 'leap and land' that is a common high-risk movement in AFL.