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Some of us might look at the humble plank like it is the easiest exercise to do. But it's a killer form of exercise. From strengthening...
Yoga can be an excellent option to build bone strength. Backbends, spinal twists, and asanas that test your balance and core strength can boost bone density and ward off osteopenia and osteoporosis. Make the tree, warrior II, bridge, locust, chair, twisted triangle, and triangle poses part of your exercise vocabulary!
The Feldenkrais Method is an exercise therapy most commonly practiced by those who experience chronic body pain. The aim of the practice is to expand your perception and increase your self-awareness. By doing so, you will become more aware of your habits which increase your body pain. Trainers will also help you develop new ways of moving that help the quality of your general movement and posture.
Improve the quality of your life with strength training exercises. Adding strength training to your exercise routine can improve bone health, enhance flexibility, manage body weight, prevent or control diseases like diabetes and obesity. Work under the guidance of an instructor and perform 8 reps of each exercise set. Don't forget to warm up before you start strength training.
To preserve your freedom of movement, do mobility and flexibility exercises. Stretch the torso by doing twists while sitting or bending it side-to-side. After working at a desk all day, bend your neck sideways to release tension. Shoulder rolls from the back to the front with an increased range of motion will benefit you greatly. For a lower body stretch, bend your back while standing or in the lotus pose.
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For an unconventional way to increase flexibility, try movement flow. It’s a fluid series of continuous exercises. There’s no right or wrong way to do it, but basic moves will get you started. Walk around on all fours, stretching out limbs as you please. Plant your hands and kick your legs up. Turn your belly to the ceiling, continuing on all fours. Randomly jump, kick, or do a lunge. The transition between these moves should be swift and smooth.
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Zumba is a dance-like workout regime that keeps you on your toes, happily. Along with making you have the best of fun in a day, it gives you more reasons as to why you should choose Zumba. These include weight loss; better endurance, flexibility, and coordination; improved mood; more self-confidence; a toned body; and a happier mind, body, and soul.
As you age, the body becomes vulnerable to numerous diseases. Most of these are due to sedentary lifestyle. It becomes even more important for older men to workout regularly. Men above the age of fifty should do resistance training, cardiovascular workout, and flexibility training to stay fit and healthy.
Growing old can be a difficult process as your body starts to ache and pain because of age and neglect. No matter what your age is, with regular practice, yoga can help maintain strength and balance in your body. Apart from keeping ailments at bay, yoga creates a sense of general well-being acting as the ultimate anti-aging exercise routine.
Yoga strengthens neck muscles, improves range of motion, and relieves stress and tension in the neck and shoulders. While mountain pose and cat pose help stretch the neck muscles, child pose and corpse pose relax them and relieve stress. If you have neck pain due to cervical spondylosis, try boat pose and cobra pose. To improve range of motion, do shoulder shrugs and angel wings. Do all these poses for 2 minutes each in a 30-minute daily yoga routine.
Swimming, unlike other aerobic activities, puts your entire body to work. A lean and flexible body is one of the hallmarks of an avid swimmer. Swimming also improves cardiovascular health, burns a significant amount of calories, and reduces the frequency of exercise-induced asthma. Additionally, it also combats depression and stress.
If you have a desk job it's easy that you lose flexibility in your muscles. Feeling stiff always is not a good sign. Seated straddle stretch gives your hips and hamstrings flexibility. Seated butterfly stretch works on your inner thighs, groin, and hips. Kneeling lunge stretch, seated four-way neck stretch, and standing chest stretch will give overall flexibility.
Flexibility exercises in children should be practiced as a part of their daily routine. These keep them active and help to stay away from...
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