Friday, March 5, 2010


(Photos: Right - Probably not what the author had in mind. Below - The famous "A" pose from that Village People song.)

By Sage Rountree


Yoga will make you a better triathlete. Even if you never do touch your toes, gaining flexibility, balance and whole-body strength will improve your form, efficiency and power.

And even if you never assume a single yoga posture, yoga's approach to concentration and breath awareness will improve your mental focus and mental endurance - the intangibles that become so important at the end of a long training session or race.

Yoga's physical, mental and spiritual approach will teach you how to integrate the body, the breath and the mind to stay focused and calm even in the face of intensity - a skill that will serve you in every aspect of your life, be it training, racing, work, relationships or undergoing a root canal...READ