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Yoga poses for triathletes

Updated 7:39 AM ET, Thu March 12, 2015
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March to September is traditionally considered "triathlon season." Here are four poses that will help you prepare.

Cobra pose: This strengthens the back, enhances shoulder and mid-back mobility, opens the chest and lengthens the core.
2015 Rich Montalbano/RiMo Photo
Dolphin: This promotes proper pelvic/hip function, strengthens the core and shoulder girdle, enhances shoulder mobility and increases leg flexibility. 2015 Rich Montalbano/RiMo Photo
Reverse warrior: This enhances hip and shoulder mobility, opens the chest, strengthens and lengthens the core, promotes knee stability and increases leg strength and flexibility. 2015 Rich Montalbano/RiMo Photo
Kneeling lunge with twist and reach: This promotes proper pelvic/hip function, increases hip flexor and leg flexibility, strengthens the core, opens the chest, and enhances shoulder and mid-back mobility. 2015 Rich Montalbano/RiMo Photo