Bringing dynamic and conscious movement to traditional poses can enhance your focus, balance, mobility, and yes, even your patience.
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Taking a few minutes to warm up your body before hitting the slopes will extend your powder day and reduce soreness and injury.
Bring mindfulness to the mountain.
After a day of tackling moguls and black diamonds (or even the bunny hill), hit the mat with these poses that stretch your muscles and aid in recovery.
When it comes to yoga for runners, the right poses can prep you for a great run and help you feel aces after.
Use these poses to access this deep muscle, which is key for freedom and ease in the hips.
Logging miles teaches me almost as much about myself as unrolling my mat. This is my go-to source for inspiration.
Hop off your bike and into these yoga poses to soothe and relax tight, sore legs and hips.
Just hopped off your Peloton? Create a yummy post-workout routine using your favorite asana poses as cool down stretches.
These 11 poses help keep this track star feeling balanced, graceful, and resilient.
The three-time Olympic gold medalist's dreams for the 2020 games were derailed by injury, illness, and the global pandemic. Today, she's taking it all in stride, thanks to her yoga practice.
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With only a couple of weeks to train for the race, John Douillard and his family used these Ayurvedic techniques to get to the finish line.
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You know yoga is crucial to keeping your body balanced as your mileage increases, but have you considered how to make yoga an integral part of your runs? Coach and yoga teacher Sage Rountree shows you how.
Guys, your what-to-wear-to-yoga dilemma ends here. These 6 men’s yoga pants and shorts are so comfortable, you’ll probably be wearing them next time a free hour presents itself, making it super convenient to just drop into a class.
Yogi and two-time Olympic medalist in hurdling, who’s going for her third medal this August in Brazil, opens up about her practice.
Yoga teacher Shauna Harrison shows us how TRX can benefit both beginners and more experienced yogis. Learn how to incorporate this it into your routine.
Pro sports yoga coach Gwen Lawrence shares 8 weight-training exercises to increase a yogi's strength, helping you achieve challenging poses like Handstand and Crow.
Ever feel like it's just too tough to get to the studio/gym/track? It could be that you're not exercising according to your sign, or more specifically, your "element."
Yoga teacher Karly Treacy says boxing is a more natural fit for yogis than you might you think. Learn why. Then try this perfect sequence to stretch your out post-spar.
You may spend serious time sweating, but it's the space between workouts that counts. Sage Rountree's yoga poses will help you get the most out of your recovery time.
Did you hang up your boxing gloves when you found yoga? Now there's no need. BoxingYoga is attracting fans from inside and outside the ring, and it's about to throw a punch in the U.S.
American soccer forward, World Cup champion, and yogi Christen Press gives YJ a peek into her practice.
Jean Weiss finds a relaxing weekend of yoga with her teenage daughter and friend at Devil's Thumb Ranch, Colorado to learn about snow sports.
The former NFL linebacker, philanthropist, and sports analyst for NBC Sports in Atlanta gives YJ a peek into his practice.
Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine focus on treating the “whole person,” not just a symptom. We’ve spoken with the American Osteopathic Association for their tips on how yoga and osteopathic medicine are intimately linked.
Olympic gold medalist in figure skating, lifestyle blogger, and TV personality in Los Angeles, Tara Lipinski gives YJ a peek into her practice.
The Olympic hopeful for U.S. Women’s Rugby shares how yoga helps her recover from the "elegant violence" of rugby and keeps her in the game at 40-plus.
Gwen Lawrence, the yoga coach for the New York Giants who has also worked on and off for the New York Rangers, the New York Knicks, and New York Yankee players including Alex Rodriguez, as well as many other athletes and celebrities, explains how she amps up her yoga game with weights, tackles tight spots, and challenges even the mightiest NFL players with Frog Pose.
Christen Press, the 26-year-old professional soccer forward who helped the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team win the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup in July, explains how yoga and meditation “quiet the distractions” in her life and make her a more dynamic athlete. Plus: Her twice-daily Vedic meditation ritual.
Cristi Christensen, co-founder of Yoga Surf Camp, a 180-minute workshop that combines beachfront yoga with surf lessons at Exhale Center for Sacred Movement in Venice, Calif., says yoga gives surfers the focus they need to charge a wave full force and the strength and flexibility they need to stay up. Plus: Must-do poses for building a strong core.
After a receiving diagnosis of multiple sclerosis, this Ohio-based athlete discovered that yoga helps keep his symptoms at bay and felt he had to share its healing power with others.
When the square footage of your mat starts to feel small, consider taking your practice outdoors with these 5 adventure sports perfect for yogis.
NASA rocket scientist/yoga teacher Scott Lewicki balances a highly technical day job with creativity on the mat. Use this innovative practice to find new space in often forgotten muscles.
Standup Paddleboarders, runners, and hikers, here's your high-performance yoga gear for a summer of practice, play, and adventure.
Think you don't have time for yoga? Add this vinyasa right into your next workout, between sets of any exercise, to keep things interesting.
Surfers may be stereotyped as all mellow and relaxed, but the intense demands their sport puts on the body can leave muscles feeling anything but.
Relieve pain and increase mobility through these self-myofascial release tips from Tiffany Cruikshank, at Yoga Journal LIVE!
Recover from your workout with these six restorative poses from Sage Rountree’s new book that marry hip release and inversion to sweetly calm your nervous system.
Use this post-workout sequence from Sage Rountree’s new book to build core strength that balances the abs and back muscles.