• Is yoga more beneficial than stretching for NFL players?

    2 monthes ago - By The Seattle Times

    NEW YORK - During the mandatory rookie camp back in June, the New York Giants required players to take a yoga class. Running back Robert Martin walked in, looked around at his new teammates and thought, man, this is crazy. “We usually don't do yoga,” he said. “We stretch, but we don't do yoga.”...
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  • Is yoga more beneficial than stretching for NFL players?

    Is yoga more beneficial than stretching for NFL players?

    2 monthes ago - By National Post

    NEW YORK - During the mandatory rookie camp back in June, the New York Giants required players to take a yoga class. Running back Robert Martin walked in, looked around at his new teammates and thought, man, this is crazy.
    “We usually don't do yoga,” he said. “We stretch, but we don't do yoga.”
    Even as a first-timer, though, Martin immediately knew how the two were different .
    “It definitely felt weirder than regular stretching,” he said. “It was a lot harder because you have to sit in certain positions we've never been in before.”
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