Yoga for Every Athlete


Check out this sweet article I smiled at today when I read.  It’s by this crazy athlete Rich Roll who completed 5 Ironman-distance triathlons on 5 Hawaiian islands in less than a week.  Whoa.  And you thought Ironman was hard. Pheeeesh.

Why Every Athlete Should Do Yoga

In my opinion, EVERY athlete – irrespective of sport or discipline – has the potential to enhance his or her ability by adopting a consistent yoga practice. I’d go so far as to say that if you’re not practicing yoga, you’re competing at a disadvantage and missing an opportunity to enhance peak performance.”

“Looking for an athletic edge? This is it. So get on it, before your rival does.”

  • Improved Strength
  • Balance
  • Flexibility
  • Mental Control

And honestly, I swear it’s just a coincidence that this post and my last post mentioned hook ups in yoga.  Swear.  Unless you’re a single friend of mine.  Then get your butt to yoga. 🙂

Thanks for bringing me this article, Andrea!!!

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