Rich Roll is a two-time top finisher at the Ultraman World Championships. In 2010, he became the the first person (along with colleague Jason Lester) to complete EPIC5 – 5 ironman-distance triathlons on 5 Hawaiian Islands in under a week. He knows a bit about being an athlete, apparently. He recently wrote an article about why every athlete should do yoga.
A few highlights:
- Mental Control
You should pop over and read what he has to say about mental control. It's pretty interesting stuff. Also, true.
Also, remember, good squatting form gets your glutes firing and will get you running faster.
Biomechanics is the science of applying the laws of mechanics and physics to living things. In our case, the human body.
Think about it: if we can use those laws to build skyscrapers and aeroplanes, AND we trust our lives in said skyscrapers and aeroplanes, then biomechanics is likely to be very useful!
Here are five reasons to work on YOUR alignment.
We get lots of people asking us this.
The short answer is yes.
The longer answer is: yes, but you need to address the other 95% of your life too or you are likely to continue to have pain or run into injuries.
Sun Salutes are among the most common vinyasa sequences in modern postural yoga (the kind we practice). Here's the cutest ever sun salute guide poster for you to download! It's FREE.