Yoga Articles

One of the oldest practiced philosophies in the world, incorporating yoga routines into workout routines is becoming increasing popular with today's top athletes from Jeremy Lin to Antonio Brown. Useful for increasing flexibility, strength, balance and even help with recovery yoga is a beneficial practice for any healthy athlete. See how the techniques practiced through yoga can bring you to the next level.

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Try This Yoga Sequence to Improve Your Balance and Coordination

When we think about balance, we often envision holding a Half Moon or Tree pose for 30 seconds without wavering. But falls don't usually happen when you...

By: Patricia Akins

An Inside Look at the Unique Workout Anthony Rizzo's Been Using for the Past 10 Years

Anthony Rizzo is the rock of the Chicago Cubs franchise. The 27-year-old first baseman has played in at least 140 games for the Cubs in each of the...

By: Brandon Hall

5 Yoga-Inspired Stretches That Athletes Can Use to Improve Recovery

stretches recovery* delete Recovery is an essential component of any training program. Athletes of all levels need to make proper recovery part of their...

By: Alena Luciani

The Secret Behind Richard Jefferson's Rebirth as a Dunker

Richard Jefferson has been dunking a lot lately. This is of some significance, because the man is 36 years old and playing in his 16th NBA season. Bas...

By: Jordan Zirm

This Weightlifting and Yoga Combo Workout Builds Strength and Prevents Injuries

Up the ante on your workouts by adding weight to this yoga pose, yoking breath with explosive power. I've blended traditional yoga poses with...

By: Patricia Akins

5 Free Fitness Apps Athletes Need to Succeed

5 Free Fitness Apps You Need to Succeed To remain competitive in your sport, you must go above and beyond your training and attack your performance from...

By: Scott Gunter

The Single Best Yoga Pose For Recovery

If there's one point I would like you to think about and take away from this article discussing Savasana benefits, it's the following: STRESS ≠ REST: if...

By: Georges Dagher

Is Yoga Safe For Everyone? New Study Offers the Answer

A new study from the University of Alabama at Birmingham is the first large-scale examination of yoga-related injuries. The findings? Yoga is r...

By: Brandon Hall

Solidify Strength Gains With This 3-Minute Cooldown Routine

Gains are not made in the gym. Gains are made hours after the gym, when your body is in recovery mode, refueled, and rested for optimal adaptation. So...

By: PJ Nestler

Which NFL Player Has Clocked the Fastest Speed So Far in 2016? The Answer Might Surprise You

Half of the 2016 NFL regular season is officially in the books, and many media outlets have released their mid-season awards. We're not in the bus...

By: Brandon Hall

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