After a trail ride where I'm bent over my handlebars absorbing all the bumps and obstacles I'm navigating on my mountain bike, my shoulders and upper body are closed down and tightened.
Purvottanasana - "East-facing stretch" or "Intense Stretch of the Front Body" is just what the doctor ordered. A big chest, collarbone and arm opener, this pose brings in fresh breath and reopens your front side. Enjoy!
Getting the hips stretched out is a priority for every mountain biker. The more time you spend in the saddle the more you need to utilize stretches like this. Visit BikeJames.com for more tips like this.
A chill yoga sequence for those training heavily. This was filmed after a training ride for the BC Bike Race, and is a taste of a wide range of yoga styles you'll find on my Mountain Biker skill & training website called RL Connection - details at ryanleech.com