Video: Yoga for cyclists part 1: Introduction
Yoga expert Kate Burt explains why you need some stretching and toning in your regime
Here at road.cc, we like to look after the whole cyclist - mind, body and spirit, and that's why we bring you exclusive Yoga For Cyclists.
Yoga instructor Karen Burt won road.cc's Tony round to the art of yogic poses when he realised her lap times seriously trumped his - and he's been sold on it ever since.
Yoga's great for relaxing, strengthening and easing muscles, particularly in classic problem areas like the quads, hamstrings and hips. Ideally it should be practiced regularly alongside your regular training.
Karen's a great teacher for even the entirely uninitiated, having studied under the world renowned Yogi Mukunder Stiles, from the Yoga Therapy Center in California.
Need more convincing? Here's an introduction from Karen:
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