Yoga & Pilates

Action Sports Recovery: Yoga Sequence For Mobility

Montmorency Cherries and yoga guru Abi Carver share the best yoga routine for mobility, so you're never sore after a day in the mountains!

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Whether you’re into hiking. surfing, snowboarding or skiing, we all know the pain that can follow after a day of adventure in the outdoors.

Sometimes it doesn’t matter how fit you are or how often you work out, loss of mobility during your recovery period happens to us all.

Adventurous Women! You’re Going To Love This New Yoga Series….

In the first of a series of yoga sequences, picked especially by Cherries Montmorency  to help outdoorsy, adventurous people make the most out of their days in the mountains or at the coast, here is a short but very effective yoga workout that will relieve tight muscles, protect your joints and build your stamina, so you can be a weekend warrior every single week.

There are many ways to help recovery after a day of impactful exercise, to prevent pain and stiffness on the following day. As well as trying this vinyasa yoga routine, athletes often try and consume foods that aid recovery from the inside. People who drink cherry juice after endurance training, experience less inflammation and oxidative stress compared to those who didn’t.

The yoga routine below from Abi Carver, uses a type of yoga called  vinyāsa or flow. The quick transitions, while more challenging, is great for increasing movement in your joints and tight muscles.

“The workouts are based on sun salutations, moon salutations and lunge salutation variations that take the body through a diverse set of movement patterns” explains Abi Carver on her Yoga15 website.

“Moving through the poses circulates synovial fluid to the joints which allows the bones to glide over each other without friction. This fluid also delivers nutrients and oxygen to the cartilage, which unlike other body tissue, does not have its own blood supply. In each sequence we move through every plane of motion, carefully and with control.”


Love Abi’s yoga routines? You can search and download many more here!

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