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Athlete's Guide to Yoga An Integrated Approach to Strength, Flexibility, and Focus

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ISBN-10: 193403004X

ISBN-13: 9781934030042

Edition: 2007

Authors: Sage Rountree

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Book details

List price: $21.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: VeloPress
Publication date: 2/1/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 251
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Sage Rountreeis an internationally recognized authority on yoga for athletes and an expert endurance sports coach. An Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher with the Yoga Alliance, Sage teaches workshops on yoga for athletes across the United States and is on the faculty at the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health. She holds coaching certifications from USA Triathlon, USA Cycling, and the Road Runners Club of America, and she writes forRunner's World,Yoga Journal,USA Triathlon Life, andEndurancemagazines. She writes columns on recovery for Competitor TV, LAVAmagazine.com, and is a featured speaker on recovery for USA Triathlon. Sage is co-owner of the Carrboro Yoga Company.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Foreword
Yoga and the Athlete
Using Yoga for Training
Yoga History and Philosophy
Yoga at Home and in the Studio
Poses for Athletes
Principles to Remember
Opening and Warm-Ups
Balance Poses
Standing Poses
Sun Salutations and Flow
Shoulder Stretches
Backbends and Chest Openers
Poses for the Core
Poses for the Front of the Body
Lower Leg Stretches
Forward Folds and Floor Work
Twists and Inversions
Relaxation and Closing
Beyond the Mat
Breath Exercises
Mental Training, Meditation, and Mantra
Yoga and Your Training Plan
Yoga in the Training Cycle
Routines for Athletes
Bibliography
Index
About the Author / About the Models