From the Back Cover
For athletes, there's no better path to flexibility and recovery than yoga. Sage Rountree--yoga teacher, athlete, and coach--knows how to make yoga work toward your goals, address your areas of tightness, and strengthen you for the demands of your sport. The Athlete's Pocket Guide to Yoga makes it easy to incorporate yoga into your everyday training all year long. Inside you'll find more than 50 illustrated routines: - Five-minute warm-ups and cool-downs for daily workouts - Strength routines for the off-season and base periods - Restorative routines to prepare for competition and enhance recovery - Flexibility sessions to target core, back and shoulders, hips and legs The Athlete's Pocket Guide to Yoga is the ideal complement to your training schedule because it cultivates recovery, balance, and focus--ultimately making you a better athlete. SAGE ROUNTREE is a registered yoga teacher and holds coaching certifications with USA Triathlon, Road Runners Club of America, and USA Cycling. She writes for Runner's World and Yoga Journal Online, and is the author of The Athlete's Guide to Yoga book and DVD.