Yoga for Runners: Pre-Run

Fiji McAlpine
Instructor Fiji McAlpine
Average: 4.8 (102 votes)
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Doing yoga before running is one of the best ways to stay injury free, get stronger and make your run more enjoyable. Fiji takes you through an efficient, rigorous sequence of poses that prepare your body for a run by loosening key muscles that are often tight and strengthening those that encourage balance.

Equipment: None
Style: Hatha Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga, Yoga for Athletes, Yoga for Runners, Yoga for Back Care


wanita 1 month ago

My running days are over unfortunately but this is a great preparation for my ride. Thank you :)

Emoir 1 year ago

Always enjoy Fiji’s classes, the tempo, tone and challenge is just right for me. I did this for the first time after a run and sprint work and it was wonderful will definitely be coming back to it again and again.

lori onion 2 years ago

did this after a weight lifting set of squats left me super sore.... this helped loosen up!

jksebalu 2 years ago

been using this routine for the last 3 years...amazing results

swadler 2 years ago

As a 58 year old Peace Corps Volunteer on the Island of Dominica my wife and I are attempting to complete all 14 segments of the Waitikibuli National Trail. It is a lengthy, arduous hiking trail through muddy rain forests and up and down mountains and valleys. This class has helped me and my wife avoid injury, increase stamina and shorten recovery time. We only have 5 segments left!!!! Thank you, Ms. McAlpine and DoYogaWithMe. It's been a lifechanger having this site available.

JudithAnne 3 years ago

I am starting a running practice after several years off because of injury and with this class I am very hopeful that I can run injury free. I remember when I started running for the first time back in the 80's I thought yoga would be a perfect complement but could find no instruction, and I didn't have the knowledge to create a practice for myself. This time is different! Thank you, Fiji and David and everyone at DoYogaWithMe.

sophakig 3 years ago

Thank for this excellent pre-run yoga. I felt the energy flowing through my body and really need the hip and IT band stretching.

Cypress23 3 years ago

Thnx Fiji for a great class! It really helps minimize hip pain in my runs.

marrit 3 years ago

What a difference! I don't feel tired at all, just that post work-out satisfaction.
My legs are a bit flimsy and lanky, but they felt very strong. Which is actually one of the reasons I picked up running in the first place. Can't wait to feel the difference in a month or two.

Suzune 3 years ago

I injured my ankle a while back doing jump kicks in the gym. I worried that, now that I am getting older, that it might not recover quite as well or as quickly. I did this class this morning and I felt no pain but instead realised how tight my ankle muscles had become. While it might be some time before I run again. This class has given me so much more flexibility and strength in my ankle then before. Thank you for this wonderful class.