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How many of you do yoga exercises for kiting?

Postby JaDan » Sun Oct 25, 2020 1:39 am

I’ve recently started to incorporate some stretching and balance exercises which I found while following some
people on Instagram.

In particular, I really like a pose which they call Malasana, or squat pose.
I find that it helps with hip flexibility , and also excellent for training your center of gravity to feel your balance and increase sensitivity.


I wanted to get some other Kiter’s feedback on the types of yoga/stretching/conditioning
regimen that are being used.

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Re: How many of you do yoga exercises for kiting?

Postby downunder » Sun Oct 25, 2020 2:39 am

No one streches at my local, except me. Rare as a hens teeth.

50yo.

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Re: How many of you do yoga exercises for kiting?

Postby jumptheshark » Sun Oct 25, 2020 3:37 am

Foundation training

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Re: How many of you do yoga exercises for kiting?

Postby lindseym » Sun Oct 25, 2020 4:09 am

Kiting brought me to yoga about 10 years ago. It started as a way to prevent injury but I drank the Yoga-aid and dove headfirst into all of it ... daily breathing and meditation. My relationship with yoga has been a little weird; I'll get really into it, practicing daily and then fall out of practice for a while. Lately, I've been following the Wim Hof stuff but I still try and practice 30 minutes at least 3 to 4 times per week. Check out the app downdog and be sure to stretch out those hips and the hip flexors...these can get pretty bound up due to kiting.

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Re: How many of you do yoga exercises for kiting?

Postby Aberdovy kiter » Sun Oct 25, 2020 7:59 am

I do a 40 min body weight workout every morning which incorporates streching not yoga as such but as a 54yr it's made a huge difference to my overal stamina and movement on the water.

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Re: How many of you do yoga exercises for kiting?

Postby longwhitecloud » Sun Oct 25, 2020 9:01 am

have done including hot yoga/ bikram, do some pilates moves at the moment... great for stretching out ligaments, particularly the back.

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Re: How many of you do yoga exercises for kiting?

Postby cor » Sun Oct 25, 2020 9:50 am

I am practicing vinyasa yoga almost daily since earlier this year and it has helped a lot to increase my flexibility and improve posture. I am still a beginner at yoga, but I am absolutely convinced that yoga and kiting is a perfect combination.

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Re: How many of you do yoga exercises for kiting?

Postby adamj2281 » Sun Oct 25, 2020 11:18 am

I work it into my normal workout routine - typical week is 4 days strength training, 2 days of yoga/stretching, then anywhere from 3-7 days on the water either kiting, foiling, sup, etc. Some weeks I only do yoga/stretching if there's a ton of surf and I know I'll be out in the water for longer sessions. It definitely helps with overall flexibility and staying loose.

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Re: How many of you do yoga exercises for kiting?

Postby Exal » Sun Oct 25, 2020 11:40 am

Dynamic stretching, facepulls and wall angels every other day was a game changer.

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Re: How many of you do yoga exercises for kiting?

Postby Guigassa » Sun Oct 25, 2020 5:29 pm

Hi!

Ashtanga yoga practicer here, try it for one month and you will see the diference!

Cheers!


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