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Yoga Benefits Triathletes By Improving Posture, Breathing And Positive Attitude

  • By Triathlete.com
  • Published Jan 8, 2010

Find out how Yoga can improve your potential as an endurance athlete.

The five foundation principles of the yogic lifestyle as described by Swami Vishnu-devanada are, “Proper exercise, proper breathing, proper relaxation, proper diet and positive thinking”. For the purpose of this exploration of the integral necessity of yoga for the triathlete (as well as any endurance athlete), I will focus on these five principles and show how yoga can serve as the key to achieving one’s full potential as a triathlete and as an individual. One can still be a triathlete without the conscious integration of yoga, however they who do this will not achieve their full potential as an athlete.

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