Episode 76: Yoga for Runners: A Deep Dive with Yogi Sage Rountree | The Strength Running Podcast
Although this discussion is focused on runners it’s applicable to all endurance sports athletes.
Coach Jason Fitzgerald talks to Sage Rountree, a yoga expert, running and triathlon coach, author, and accomplished runner. She’s worked with Olympians, NBA and NFL players, and collegiate athletes.
Sage shares her knowledge on topics such as:
- Should runners practice yoga?
- How important is it to be super flexible – or not?
- What kinds of yoga practice are most beneficial for runners?
- When should you schedule your practice in your week and in your season for the best outcomes?
There’s a lot of excellent and freely-given coaching advice in this podcast. To dive deeper you might want to purchase one of Sage’s books on yoga for athletes, or go to Jason’s website StrengthRunning.com to buy a custom training plan designed for your race goals and current fitness level.