Activate your body: best exercises for your wellbeing

Activate your body: best exercises 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 other parts.

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

Sedentarism is bad for our health, so we need to try our best to be as active as we can!

Are you looking for more motivation, energy, confidence, calm? Many exercises have proven benefits that are hidden and are 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 can't people 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 calisthenics

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.

Aerobic activities are perfect!

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.

Dancing is a fun activity good for mind and body!

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 co-ordination 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 staying in the saddle.
 

Nick Connelly

Though he spent most of his time on camera, covering major sports events, Nick’s life-long dream was to become a sports columnist. Today, Nick researches and covers workout routines, exercise-related tips and tricks and sports diets. In need of an effective training routine? Look no further than Nick’s articles.+ info

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