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Yoga is a mind-body practice that combines stretching, breathing and relaxation. It's benefits are plentiful, and include stress reduction, decreased blood pressure, improved heart function, increased fitness and more.
Improved balance, flexibility, strength and range of motion are all of benefit to mountain bikers, who often feel tightness, aches and sometimes even pain.
In this article, Beth Shaw, president and founder of YogaFit®, the largest yoga school in North America, offers what she feels are the five best yoga poses for mountain bikers.
Read on for five ways to improve your strength and flexibility.