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This Is Why Yoga For Runners Will Make You Run Better

The proven benefits of yoga for both runners and non-runners are universally recognized. Yet, for runners who wish to train for optimal performances and best runs, yoga is an absolute must.


Regular yoga offers 5 key benefits to runners.

    1.    Injury Prevention Runners are prone to injuries and that’s no surprise considering the amount of stress their knee joints, calves, hamstrings and ankles take. New runners also face problems of the lower back and shoulders due to bad postures while running.

Yoga corrects posture problems. Additionally, yoga stretches and elongates tight muscles and makes them more pliant and supple, thus preventing cramps and other related injuries.


2.    Better Breathing Several yoga asanas, including the simple pranayamas, teach you to be aware of your breaths and to pace them evenly and properly. When running, correct breathing is a must.

If you learn to control your breathing, you can pace your run better. This means you can achieve greater speeds without…