Fitness trainer shares the secrets of achieving mental balance with the help of physical activity.
At this difficult time, we are still suffering from a huge flow of information, which is hitting us 24/7! You need to take care of your health, because stress is very destructive to our body. Member of the International Federation of Functional Training, Speaker of International Congresses shared the most effective exercises that will help cope with stress and become resilient.
Meditation helps in the treatment of chronic pain, as well as for the development of stress resistance. Articles The New York Times, courses for employees of Google, Nike, Apple, etc. teach to control attention.
Everything we can do is due to the strength of neural connections in our brain.
The more often the neural connection is used, the stronger it becomes. This property of the brain is called neuroplasticity. The practice of concentration, helps to quickly gain control over their reactions, it improves mood and well-being in the long run.
Regular meditations help reduce irritability, anxiety and depression, relieve chronic pain, strengthen the immune system. The effectiveness of meditation is not less than that of antidepressants.
The most effective of the meditations is the observation of one’s own breathing. Sit in a comfortable position with your back straight, take 3-4 deep breaths and exhales, close your eyes, breathe calmly and watch how you breathe.
Practice time does not matter, most importantly, when you notice that your mind begins to be distracted, gently return it to observation. The more often you do this, the more successful your practice will be.
Yoga relieves stress, increases flexibility, improves posture, has a wonderful effect on all body systems. This is an effective way to neutralize depression and stress. Or just relax, unwind.
The combination of physical and respiratory exercises promotes the development of concentration and stress resistance. In such a difficult time, you can find great classes online, under the guidance of an experienced instructor.
Qigong includes physical, respiratory and spiritual exercises. Qigong is aimed at stretching muscles and tendons. The main condition is relaxation. Some poses require balance.
Exercise “Dragon rocking the cradle”
Put the norms on the width of the shoulders, and roll over the socks five times.
Then do this exercise, but from side to side. Feel which muscles are responsible for movement.
Rainbow Swing Exercise
Stabilizes breathing and improves spinal mobility. Legs shoulder-width apart. Slightly sit on the inhale, raise your arms up, spread them slightly to the side. On the exhale, transfer the weight of the body to the right leg, it should be bent at the knee. Tilt the body. Do 6 reps in each direction.