How often are you one a web site or surfing through the web and see “life hack! Do these simple things and you will be healthy!” Well I think we all know that doesn’t quite work, anything worth having doesn’t come easy and that includes your health and wellness. We can’t give you a quick fix for your health because it doesn’t really exist, but we can give you some tips on how to make your routine a bit easier to accomplish.
Some of us love working out, others do it out of necessity. There are about a hundred different ways you can exercise and one of those ways that a lot of people do is yoga. Yoga is great and if you love going to the classes then keep at it! However some of us don’t love the classes or simply don’t have the time to fit them into our busy schedule. That is ok, we can still realize some of the amazing benefits of stretching without making it to the yoga classes!
Try waking up just 20 minutes earlier or take an extra 15 minutes after lunch at work to roll out a mat and do these 5 stretches.
Muscles Targeted: Glutes
Muscles Targeted: Chest and Shoulders
Muscles Targeted: Back and Obliques
Muscles Targeted: Hamstring
Muscles Targeted: Calves
The benefits of stretching everyday are too numerous for us to list them all, but we can tell you a few of them. Relieve stress, relieve stiff muscles and creaky joints, eases back pain, prevents injury, promotes blood circulation and reduces soreness. Our bodies all need a little more help now then in the past. Our mind might think we are 25, but our body doesn’t feel that way. With an easy everyday stretching routine you can get your body back to feeling young and heathy again.