|Dwayne Allen using "hot yoga" to help his game|
|by Tony Crumpton - Associate Editor - Thursday, August 1, 2013 5:37 PM||
Pos: TE Height: 6-3 Weight: 255 Hometown: Fayetteville, NC (Terry Sanford HS) Years Played: 2008 - 2011
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View Full Profile is really seeing a lot of difference in his flexibility through the use of yoga.
Allen hopes the yoga exercises will keep him durable for the long NFL season ahead.
“Man, a ton of yoga,” Allen said. “I had probably over 100 classes of yoga and it’s helped out a ton. I feel more fluid in my routes, getting in and out of my stance. It’s definitely helped calm me down a little bit.”
Allen, a 2012 third-round pick who caught 45 passes as a rookie, did a lot of his yoga in extremely hot conditions. He said more players are starting to realize can prepare them for sweating through August practices.
“It’s something that’s getting around the league,” Allen said. “A lot of the guys hear about it initially, they hear hot yoga, ‘Woo too hot for me,’ and then they understand that it’s something that’s going to help their game.”
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