Posts Tagged: Yoga Journal

Everyday Yoga Excerpt: Post-Workout Restorative Hip-Opening Poses

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 »

Everyday Yoga Excerpt: 9 Yoga Poses to Balance Core Strength

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 core routine to… Read more »

Everyday Yoga Excerpt: 5 Pre-Workout Warmup Poses

My friends at Yoga Journal will be running a nice series of Everyday Yoga excerpts over the next few weeks. 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 full home practice. We’re starting with a dynamic preworkout yoga—what… Read more »

Read: Yoga for CrossFitters

My latest piece for Yoga Journal suggests some poses to counter front-of-the-body tightness created by heavy lifting (or a lot of sitting). Weightlifting and CrossFit can be a great way to develop full-body strength. While CrossFit pays attention to mobility, it’s still easy to incur imbalances in the body—especially when you head to a desk and sit for… Read more »

Read: 5 Cross-Training Poses for Winter Endurance Sports

Is there a ski trip in your near future, or snow outside your window? My latest piece for Yoga Journal features poses to complement your winter sports. As you head out into the snowy wonderland for winter endurance sports like skiing and snowshoeing, be sure to bring yoga with you. Yoga helps you develop the focus, breath awareness, and balance… Read more »

Watch: Free Yoga for Trail Runners Video

Page 66 of the October issue of Yoga Journal features four poses I love for trail runners. You can also see a gorgeous slideshow illustrating the poses here. To complement the story, I recorded a twenty-minute practice featuring each of the poses, and my friends at YogaVibes have graciously made it free to you! If, after enjoying this video, you’d… Read more »

Watch: Even More Free Yoga for Athletes Videos

The conclusion of my yoga for athletes video series to accompany the August Yoga Journal feature on training for a triathlon: Week 9: Bike Form Week 10: Run Form Week 11: Breathing for Swimming Week 12: Breathing for Cycling and Running Plus these bonus videos: Race Plan Prerace Preparation See the rest of the series: Week 1: Swim… Read more »

Watch: More Free Yoga for Athletes Videos

Here are more of the yoga for athletes videos that accompany my August Yoga Journal feature on training for a triathlon: Week 5: Healthy Wrists Week 6: First Transition (T1) Week 7: Second Transition (T2) Week 8: Balance in the Water Plus bonus videos! Using a Mantra Drishti for Open Water The thumbnails are, as usual, hilarious.

Watch: Free Yoga for Athletes Videos

Have you had a chance to read the August issue of Yoga Journal? I wrote a twelve-week triathlon plan and asana sequences to complement swimming, cycling, and running you’ll find featured in the magazine. (That’s the “15 poses to build a strong, healthy body.”) There’s a set of videos to accompany the article. If you’re signed… Read more »

New Blog at Yoga Journal

I’m slowly starting to find words to describe the virtually indescribable joy of running the Big Sur International Marathon on Sunday. When they come, there’ll be a race report here. Meanwhile, I’m delighted to point you to my new blog at Yoga Journal’s site, Active Yogi. I’m very serious when I say I want the… Read more »