Pose of the Month: Some deep hip opening!

So, I kinda fell off the bandwagon in April for Pose of the Month. I figured in celebration of my marathon training, I would start it up again. I picked out a pose for May that I think everyone could benefit from. I have been plagued with unbelievably tight hips. This can lead to painContinue reading “Pose of the Month: Some deep hip opening!”

Get Your Yin On!

Yin yoga is a slow moving and deep practice where postures are heldĀ for up to three minutes (sometimes more!) in order to get deeper into hard-to-get muscles and connective tissues. It is my go to yoga practice when I am sore from long or hard runs (like I am today). The benefits of this yogaContinue reading “Get Your Yin On!”

Post Run Hip and Hamstring Sequence

When I am done with a run, I like to spend some time stretching to alleviate any residual tightness. I have found that consistent stretching of the hips and hamstrings helps my body remain injury free. The sequence below takes about 5 minutes and does a good job getting into some of the most tightContinue reading “Post Run Hip and Hamstring Sequence”