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10 Professional Athletes Who Practice Yoga

Despite what you may think, yoga isn't just for women. Plenty of major sports teams and athletes work this ancient stretching and strength discipline into their pre- and off-season workouts.

If you assume that sun salutations and tree-poses are the exclusive domain of yoga-loving women (and granola-crunchy male instructors) you might be surprised to learn that some pro football teams (ie, the New York Giants and Philadelphia Eagles) are incorporating the moves into their traditionally rigorous training regimens. To prove that real men do downward facing dogs, the team at pulled together this breakout of 10 respected athletes and sports teams who do yoga.

Still seem too feminine for your tastes? Try combining basketball and yoga moves into a single workout.


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