Yoga is an ancient form of exercise and is a stress buster. It eases your aches and pains helping you recover from long runs and races. There are many sorts of asanas for the runners. We have listed some effective yoga poses for runners.
1. Downward-Facing Dog
Instructions: Start with hands or knees. Place your palms a little distance on the front of the shoulders. Try pulling your hips up and back off to your hands. Keep your knees bent and pull on arms. Shift your weight on to the legs. Pull your kneecaps and engage quads. Hold your breath for five to ten times.
Benefits: this asana stretches the hamstrings and calves creating length in the spine.