New York Giants have been practicing yoga for 11 years!

Yoga class in Mirrormont will be offered this week on Monday evening, February 6, from 5 - 6 in the clubhouse.

Yoga helps Giants prepare for the Superbowl!


Each of Big Blue’s stars have a different favorite pose:

Antrel Rolle:
Facedown Shoulder Opener: “This pose opens the chest, the front of the deltoids (shoulders) and stretches the biceps,” Lawrence says. “Stretching the shoulders is important for a lot of the players, and this poses works on all the muscles that surround the joint, which will strengthen the joint.”

Ahmad Bradshaw:
Plank pose with wrists turned: Plank pose requires players to point their fingers down to 6 o’clock instead of the usual 12 o’clock to open up the wrists. “This is essential for core strength, and it’s great to help wrists absorb shock, which is important not only for linemen who are pushing, but also for a receiver who’s going to fall hard on his wrists,” she said.

Victor Cruz:
Hero pose with toes tucked under: “Tuck your toes under in heroes pose to stretch the Achilles tendon, calf, and foot,” she said. “This will help build supple, flexible ankles and help prevent foot pain.”

Hakeem Nicks:
Frog pose: “This poses stretches the groin and inner thighs,” Lawrence said. “When I do it with the Giants, it’s a 5-to-10 minute pose. It’s important to remember that your flexibility won’t improve unless you push yourself.”

Eli Manning:
Pigeon pose: The classic hip-opening pose, pigeon pose is a valuable stretch for any exerciser. “Studies show that the more open and flexible the hips are, the less stress you put on the body’s weakest joint — the knee,” Lawrence said.
By Jennifer Kell, New York Post - Feb. 5, 2012

And, in case you were wondering, the Patriots practice yoga, too!


Perhaps Madonna will use some yoga-inspired moves during the Half-time show?