JOGA for Quiet, Effective Legs

The exercise goals for this month are to develop quiet but effective legs on a horse. For this training, I’m taking a page from the JOGA playbook. JOGA is a type of yoga geared for athletes and developed by my friend and colleague, Jana Webb. It combines dynamic and static stretching as opposed to traditional long holds, and is designed to improve athletic ability, agility, strength, and mobility. These exercises combine mobility, static and dynamic stability, and balance – factors that help us strengthen from the core out so we can maintain a quiet leg and seat on a moving base of support. They improve nervous system adaptation to athletic demands and require discipline and control. They are as difficult as you choose to make them. For more information about JOGA or training to prevent injuries and performance care, contact Jamie at Hovering Table Quiet legs require a solid…

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