Why twisting like a pretzel can improve your riding - and how to do it right.
Even if you lack the time for a full yoga routine, you can focus on a few key moves to increase strength and flexibility in your hamstrings, hips, and shoulders - the muscle groups you use most when riding. The article covers three poses targeting these areas.
On ride days, do these moves before heading out, and again when you return. On recovery days, just one session is sufficient.
For more information http://www.bicycling.com/training/health-injuries/yoga-rescue