When it comes to using yoga for recovery, not all yoga is created equal. Restorative postures supported with props are a great way to unwind and relax deeply to optimize your recovery. Yoga bolsters and blocks are great, but you’ve got all kinds of other props around your house, whether you realize it or not. Hit up this restorative trifecta to open your chest and relax your hips and low back — all areas that need love post-run. Most important, embrace the opportunity to breathe deeply and find stillness.
Let's talk about the wings. Arms, what's up with them? What’s going on there while our legs are doing work? Why we should love them, take care of them, and nerd out over their awesome contribution to our activity? We asked our elite and self-proclaimed physiology nerd Shalaya Kipp. Here's what she found!