Latest in Poses for Your Hamstrings
Spoiler Alert: It's not what you think.
Because there's more to life than hip openers.
“Going deeper” into your pose has nothing to do with how it looks.
Just as it’s essential for archers to know how to string their bows, it’s important for yogis to learn how to properly engage their bodies in Bow Pose.
Suddenly, your practice just became a lot stronger (literally).
Practicing yoga with tight hamstrings isn't about stretching past your known limits. It's about finding a way to practice within them.
Hamstring tears and strains are common among yoga practitioners, and overstretching can make it worse. Here's how to alter your practice to ensure a speedy recovery.
Uttanasana is a soothing fold that stretches your back body while helping to calm and relax your mind.
Go from tired and wired to feeling energized and calm with a sequence that targets your back, shoulders, hamstrings, and hips.
Plus, a practice to help you learn how to stay safe when you practice, too.
Flexible and strong, hamstrings are key to a healthy, happy yoga practice. Here's what you need to know in order to lengthen and strengthen these muscles.
Every yogi can melt hip tension with this Monkey Pose sequence (with mods!) from the yoga teacher, body-positive advocate, and Instagram star.
A droopy butt is a common side effect of pregnancy but you can prevent it—or correct it—by strengthening the right muscles.
Whether or not you ever find yourself in the full expression of Monkey Pose, you can still enjoy the journey with these very effective preps from Two Fit Moms.
Sage Rountree takes on the bane of athletes and yogis everywhere: tight hamstrings.
Prasarita Padottanasana is not only the perfect prep for standing poses but for your cool-down, too.
Flexible, strong hamstrings are key to any yoga practice. But they're often stubbornly tight. These five hamstring stretches gently lengthen and strengthen them.