I'll admit it, I love fitness. I believe that being in shape makes us better riders and I've been an active person ever since I was a kid.
But in the past, I wasn't very smart about fitness. I would focus too much on one activity without paying attention to the total effects it was having on my body.
I also did not fully address several old injuries I had and the combined result was a detriment to my riding.
In the last few years, I have improved my mobility, strength, and most importantly for riding, the symmetry in my body and awareness of my movement.
One big change I made… consistently doing yoga.
In the video below, I will share three yoga poses that made the biggest difference for me.