The Runner's Guide To Yoga A Practical Approach to Building Strength and Flexibility for Better Running (Paperback)
|Author: Sage Rountree|
|With hundreds of crisp, color photographs featuring more than 100 poses and routines, "Runner''s World" magazine columnist and yoga instructor Rountree explains the many specific benefits that yoga can bring to running and make runners stronger.|
From the Publisher:
Yoga makes good athletes better. This time-honored discipline imparts flexibility, balance, and whole-body strength, creating improvements in an athlete’s form, efficiency, and power. In addition, yoga’s attention to concentration and breath awareness improves mental focus and mental endurance—hidden assets that become especially important at the end of a long training session or race.
Expanding on her best-selling book The Athlete's Guide to Yoga, certified running coach, Runner's World magazine columnist, and yoga instructor Sage Rountree explains the many specific benefits that yoga can bring to running. With hundreds of crisp, inviting color photographs featuring more than 100 poses and routines, The Runner's Guide to Yoga treats common problem areas to make runners stronger and more resistant to injury. Rountree helps athletes see progress from just 10 minutes of yoga each day. In an engaging and easy-to-follow style, The Runner's Guide to Yoga presents:
Rountree’s applications for training and racing ease the introduction to yoga, making it practical and accessible for all runners.