The 30-Minute Yoga Routine for Runners

Deep stretches that target runners' common problem areas
Staff Writer


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The Greatist Team—Even the most athletic among us needs a break now and then. After all, overuse is the most common cause of injury for runners. And everyone is familiar with post-workout soreness.

Look no further for a solution. This 30-minute yoga routine is designed to boost mobility, enhance strength, and improve performance for runners and athletes of every level. Follow along as Ashleigh Sergeant, a certified yoga instructor and Grokker expert, demonstrates a series of deep yogic stretches that will open your hips, quads, and hamstrings—a.k.a. runner trouble zones.

The best part? Savasana: relaxing and resting at the end of your practice. All you need is a mat or towel, strap (if your hamstrings are tight), and maybe a block. Now, press play to reset and restore.

Interested in more short and effective at-home yoga classes? There are thousands waiting for you on Grokker, the one-stop online resource for wellness. Get 30 percent off a membership by entering promo code GREATIST at checkout.

More Reading:
The Best Stretches for Runners
The Benefits of Barre for Runners
4 Simple Ways to Improve Your Posture While Running

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