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10 Yoga Poses Every Cyclist Needs In Their Life

Give your legs some well-earned Zen.

The 10 best yoga poses for cyclists, according to trainers.
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Whether you’re an avid cyclist or a spin studio regular, stretching and cross-training are crucial to maintaining strength, recovery, and preventing injury. Enter: yoga for cyclists. Here, fitness trainers share their fave poses that give your body TLC after your latest ride.

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Child’s Pose

Release low-back tension and gently stretch your quads and ankles before or after a long ride with child’s pose, says Jeff Bentle, a yoga teacher with Huffy Bicycles. Breathe deeply while holding the position to soak in all the benefits of the stretch.