I really do not see how it can harm.
I do Pilates classes when I get the chance and whilst still at the beginner level I find I feel more supple and flexible after the classes.
If I have not trained that day I sometimes go for a swim afterwards if I really feel the need to get a session in. I think of Yoga/Pilates as relaxation rather than training
Yoga's a great way of stretching and strengthening your muscles and making everything a bit more supple. The relaxation part is fantastic too but don't be kidded on tha tits easy! Some of the poses are really tricky to begin with and you'll ache like buggery the day after your first few sessions BUT its definitely worth it for the benefits you'll reap. I've not been since my separation 4 years ago (too many Wickerman types in the village) but I still miss it alot. Now looking for another local class to try to rehab my hip.
Give it a go, its definitely worth a shot and if its not for you at least you'll know you tried.
I tried yoga for a while but the classes where too late in the evening for me. I'm hoping to find a class that I can get to.
As I have really bad flexibility and posture - more I am pigeon toed and have inward facing patella - yoga should be able to help hich I hope will help my running or at least help to keep me injury free.
I think yoga has got to help right into old age, past running.
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