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10 Best Yoga Poses For Runners-Part 2

10 Best Yoga Poses For Runners-Part 2

It's time to take a look at the second part of our blog featuring, the 10 best yoga poses for runners. 

In this demonstration we have used the Meglio Yoga Wheel to help perform a range of different yoga poses. The Meglio Yoga Wheel is the perfect tool for improving posture, increasing overall balance and adding comfort and support during your exercise routine. Our Yoga Wheels all have a grippy black rubber base and come in a range of stylish colours.

Practice: To begin, open your legs wide apart and breathe in. Extend your spine, breathe out and lay your chin on top of the yoga wheel. Adjust your neck until you’re comfortable and place your arms down on the mat with your palms facing up. Begin breathing process to compelete exercise.

Tips: Use abdominal breathing for 3-5 minutes whilst completing the exercise. If you begin to feel discomfort, move the wheel higher or lower down your back.

Finish: To complete this exercise, slowly sit up and breathe gently.

Benefits: This exercise helps to release tension within your shoulders and spine.

Practice: To begin, place your hands and knees down on the floor. Set your knees directly below your hips and your hands slightly forward of your shoulders. Spread your palms face down on the floor, exhale and lift your knees up. At first keep your knees slightly bent and your heels lifted away from the floor. Tense your shoulder blades and widen apart. Keep your head up and place the yoga wheel under your chest. Lift your left leg up and stretch it out above your head.

Tips: Use abdominal breathing whilst undertaking this exercise and aim to complete 4-5 controlled breaths.

Finish: To complete this exercise, breathe out, release the yoga wheel from your chest and switch over to your other leg.

Benefits: This exercise helps to release tension within your shoulders and neck as well as stretching out your leg muscles.

Practice: To begin, face the mat and place your hands and knees down on
the floor. Spread your palms face down on the floor, exhale and lift your knees
up. Lift one knee up towards your chest, whilst keeping your other leg stretched out. Place the yoga wheel under your bent knee and begin to roll forward.

Tips: Aim to roll back and forth 5 times on each leg.

Finish: To complete this exercise, breathe out, release the yoga wheel from your knee and switch over to your other leg.

Benefits: This exercise helps to strengthen your core as well as stretching out your leg muscles.

Practice: To begin, setup in a press up position facing the floor. Place your hands face down on the mat and lift your legs onto the yoga wheel. Place the yoga wheel underneath your feet and slowly bend your knees, lifting your back towards to the sky. Start rolling the yoga wheel, bringing your legs towards your chest.

Tips: Aim to roll back and forth 5 times to complete this exercise.

Finish: To complete this exercise, breathe out, release the yoga wheel from your knee and switch over to your other leg.

Benefits: This exercise helps to strengthen your core as well as stretching out your leg muscles.


Practice: To begin, sit down on the mat and lift your knees up. Place the yoga wheel underneath your knees and hold onto your feet with both hands. Keep your legs stretched out straight in front of you, inhale and stretch out your back. To increase this stretch, place your hands on either side of the yoga wheel and pull your shoulders

down towards your knees.

Tips: Use abdominal breathing whilst undertaking this exercise and aim to complete 4-5 controlled breaths.

Finish: To complete this exercise, exhale and relax your legs down over the yoga wheel.

Benefits: This exercise helps to stretch out your thigh and back muscles.

We hope you have enjoyed watching & learning about our favourite resistance band exercises. Don't forget to check out Meglio TV for our full range of exercises videos, including tutorials on our grid foam roller and massage stick.

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