My newest video available at Yoga Vibes is a short restorative practice well worth thirty minutes of your time. Gather your props, put on your favorite relaxing music, and settle in and down.
Posts Tagged: Recovery
Let’s be real—we all need more rest. This hourlong restorative yoga practice with me on @YogaVibes delivers just that with three deeply relaxing poses. You’ll begin in a supine position, utilizing a chair to elevate your legs and release tension in the psoas and lower back. This practice is the antidote for frazzled nerves, a tweaked back, or insomnia.
I’m excited to visit Boston again! My last trip there was for the 2008 Boston Marathon, which was so perfect that I never returned, despite having signed up subsequent races. I figured nothing could top the perfect weather and requalifying run, or the sweet time with my mother, who went to college in the city,… Read more »
Much of my work is selling the concept of recovery. My weekly Yoga for Athletes classes have a little bit of movement, mostly focused on balance, but the majority of class is an opportunity for Type A athletes to practice being still, quiet, and relaxed. This can be hard, and it’s the most important thing… Read more »
I like to fancy myself the expert on not working out. I wrote a whole book on it, The Athlete’s Guide to Recovery. Attention to self-care is a critical part of the stress/rest balance. Without stress, you never grow; without rest, you never grow, either, because rest is where the adaptation to stress takes place. If you’re looking… Read more »
USA Triathlon puts a lot of care and thought into its coaching education programs, and the flagship is the biannual Art and Science of Coaching Conference. The 2016 edition will be held at the Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center downtown in Atlanta, Friday, October 21, and Saturday, October 22. Once again, I’m pleased to… Read more »
Next weekend, I’ll be presenting at Yoga Journal LIVE! at the Hilton Midtown in New York City. Single-class passes go on sale Monday, April 4, right here. Using the code SAGE will save you 15 percent! Here are my offerings: Core Strength for Real People Friday, April 8, 5:30–7:00 p.m. Paying a little attention to… Read more »
Like many yoga teachers, often I find students asking me questions after class about ways to relieve a pain that’s newly emerged. In general, I shy away from answering such questions—I’m not that kind of doctor, but if you need a literary text critically analyzed, let me know—and I encourage my teacher trainees to acknowledge… Read more »
My friends at Yoga Journal are offering Everyday Yoga excerpts to pique your interest in the book and jump-start your home practice. While the book is for not just athletes but everyone, the excerpts are keyed to pre- and postworkout routines, and you can string them together to do a complete practice. This is a postworkout recovery/hip-focused routine to help… Read more »
My series on recovery at Ironman.com will help you set up good habits for a fast 2015. Whether your off season begins at the finish line on Ali’i Drive or has been in effect for a few months already, this is the time to establish habits that can enhance your recovery for the 2015 race… Read more »