After exercising, stretching your muscles is essential. From 100×100 Fitness store we recommend doing Yoga stretches to relax muscle tension and help the muscles release the lactic acid produced and recover quickly.
This little post-workout yoga routine for athletes will help your muscles recover after training on an elliptical bike , treadmill , using fitness machines or even after training on a spinning bike ! Of course, remember to breathe deeply when performing each pose.
Yoga Postures for Athletes
Posture 1: Downward Facing Dog or Adho Mukha Svanasana
Keep your balance with your limbs fully extended. This posture allows you to stretch and strengthen your limbs .
Posture 2: Upward Facing Dog or Urdhva Mukha Svanasana
Very similar to the previous position, but in reverse. This time stretching back, chest and hips.
Posture 3: Cow Face Pose or Gomukhasana
Helps tone the upper body .
Posture 4: Forceps or Paschimottanasana
To tone the muscles of the legs , strengthen the lower back , reduce abdominal fat and improve gastrointestinal disorders .
Posture 5: Inverted Pelvian or Viparita Karani Mudra Mataji
Stimulates blood circulation and relaxes the dorsal and cervical vertebrae.
Posture 6: The lotus
Good posture to improve flexibility and strengthen the spine.