Activate your body, train for your wellbeing

Activate your body, train for your wellbeing

Exercise can either energize or exhaust you. With some awareness and expert advice, you are going to feel good while doing it.

As the pandemic took over many jobs and made people stay home for longer periods of time, the time spent in front of a computer has increased and with that, some pain can appear. If you are not careful after 30 minutes of work you might feel the tension in your eyes, jaw, neck, shoulders, arms, fingers, back and hips, and maybe others.

 

Exercise is not as common as it was before and streaming and social made has taken vital time from people’s days. Sedentarism is taking down society that’s why it has become much more important to do exercise regularly.

Are you looking for more motivation, energy, confidence, calm? Many of exercise's proven benefits are hidden and long-term. Studies have shown exercise decreases the risk of coronary heart disease, type-2 diabetes, some cancers, osteoporosis, dementia, depression, and anxiety.

By increasing happy hormones like endorphins, exercise is an antidote to depression and tension. Why people can’t see it? It’s like taking a ‘mental breathing space’ from life’s stresses.

Here’s a list of some exercises and activities that can help you out in your daily life stresses and make you feel relaxed and have a better night's sleep.

1-Acrobatics, gymnastics, and callisthenics

The awe-inspiring performers of Cirque du Soleil and Olympic gymnasts exhibit humanity’s boundless potential. For greater confidence, flexibility, strength, and stability, acrobatics, gymnastics, and calisthenics are amazing. The focus and problem-solving required also develop the cognitive function.

2-Board sports

Chiropractor Dr. Kelli Rickard highlights the physical perks of board sports. “They offer the perfect balance to offset stressful sedentary work life, improving cardiovascular function, core stability, balance, flexibility, coordination, and upper-body strength.”

3-CrossFit

This high-intensity power fitness workout is perfect for professional athletes and fitness enthusiasts who prefer challenging strength training. In just one hour you get warm-up, strength or skill, workout of the day, and cool-down. The functional exercises of CrossFit may be an effective workout for losing weight and building strength, agility, flexibility, and aerobic fitness.

4-Dance

Many gyms are offering dance-based exercises. Fitness First offers Zumba along with Bodyjam, “an addictive fusion of the latest dance styles and hottest new sounds with the emphasis as much on having fun as on breaking a sweat.” Dance is a wonderful way to connect with others, express emotions, release stress, increase coordination and tone and improve cardiovascular health.

5-Horse riding

Equestrian activities are a fun way to strengthen the core, legs and arms. Balance, concentration and a connection with the horse and the environment are essential to stay in the saddle.

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