Yoga for Athletes is series of yoga poses to improve fitness among Athletes. Athletes are strong and look unrealistically invincible in terms of health. Yet, what we see from outside need not be the reality. Many of the athletes, experience tight muscles and injuries, thereby hampering their fitness quotient.
Hip Opening yoga poses are naturally loved by people with flexible hips. However, if you are among those with tight hips, then you are bound to hate those postures practice in a yoga class. But, you can now allow your worries to take a backseat and breathe comfortably. Just move through this 7-pose, hip-opening sequence and feel the difference it brings to your body.
Yoga Poses or Yoga Asana are postures aimed at developing a healthy body and mind. The Patanjali Yoga Sutras define Asana as – ‘Sthiram Sukham Asanam’, which means Asana is a pose that is steady and comfortable. Asana is the third step in Maharishi Patanjali’s Ashtanga yoga. Asanas or yogic poses gives strength, flexibility, balance and steadiness. Apart from the spiritual benefits, each Yoga pose also has its specific health benefits.
Surya Namaskara mantras are chanted audibly or mentally while performing the Sun Salutation. Surya Namaskara or the Sun Salutation is a series of 12 poses performed in sequential order. It is a complete yogic package for the body, breath, mind and the spirit.
Surya Namaskara or the Sun Salutation has a great energizing effect on the body, prana and mind. In Sanskrit, ‘Surya’ means the sun and ‘Namaskara’ means the salutation. Surya Namaskara consists of a series of yoga postures. There are 12 yoga poses performed in sequence. Surya Namskara is usually done in the morning during sunrise, facing the rising sun.