Athlete First, Yogi Second
If you’re an athlete, chances are you’ve heard that incorporating yoga into your training can make you stronger and more resilient. You’re aware of the benefits, but how do you justify the time commitment when yoga is not the priority? The key is learning to use yoga in a relevant way, one that directly supports your body’s needs and goals.
Hit Reset connects the dots between the problems most commonly faced by athletes and the solutions that will keep your training on track. The book guides you through a self diagnosis and shows you how to use the information to fix your own unique imbalances so that you can avoid injury and perform your best.Author Erin Taylor leads you on a choose your own adventure of recovery, strength, and balance adjustments outlined in a very clear “problem/solution” and “self test/correct” format. Organized by different areas of the body, the book presents straightforward explanations for the ten most common problems and imbalances athletes suffer from. The simple self tests are paired with prescriptive solutions to help you assess and correct issues that if left unchecked are likely to leave you injured and limit your potential.
Erin Taylor is a yoga coach and founder of Jasyoga, a revolutionary approach to yoga for athletes. She is sponsored by Oiselle, a sports apparel company, and is a regular contributor to popular health and fitness blogs and publications. An overtraining injury benched Taylor during the NCAA basketball season. Yoga was the “reset” that helped her find a new balance as an athlete. Her Hit Reset approach draws from functional anatomy and physical therapy to translate yoga for the sports world. Taylor has worked with many professional athletes including runner Lauren Fleshman, triathlete Linsey Corbin, and long jumper Norris Frederick.
Gain balance, strength, and mobility with Hit Reset: Revolutionary Yoga For Athletes by Erin Taylor. The HIT RESET approach uses yoga to solve the specific problems you face as an athlete. Her revolutionary way to do yoga can improve functional strength, flexibility, muscle recruitment, breathing and focus, core strength, and durability.