Posts tagged yoga for cross-training
Technique Tuesday — Triangle

Earlier this month, we explored Triangle Prep to get you ready for the main event: Triangle. This is a great pose for cross-training — it stretches the hamstrings, strengthens the core, and improves overall stability. Now that you've created an internal blueprint of the architecture of  Triangle by practicing it's predecessor (be sure to go back and work on Triangle Prep if you haven't done so already), you're ready to add the challenge of standing balance.

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Technique Tuesday — Triangle Prep

One of the things we love most about winter is that it’s a great time to cross-train — to mix up your training and create balance that will support you when it's go time. Yoga builds functional — practical — flexibility and strength because it works the body as an integrated unit. This, ultimately, helps to optimize your performance in any sport or workout. So, as we head into a new year, embrace the nasty weather outside as an opportunity to roll out your mat inside and set the tone for a balanced 2015.

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