We all get stressed out, over worked, and just plain exhausted. Life gets tough, and things get stressful. When things are stressful, your mind and body do not feel well. You may not even realize stress can literally get stuck in your body causing tension and headaches. Instead of reaching for the tylenol and heading to bed, try getting active! Yoga, stretching and exercising can do wonders! Check out these videos below for mediation, cardio, and yoga to help combat that stress.
If you’re like me, you may spend hours a week (or more) perusing through YouTube. We’ve all been there and gotten lost in the black hole of funny cat and animal videos. But you can also find other videos more worth your time, for example Yoga workouts and some awesome channels! Here is a list of 5 Yoga Channels you need to subscribe to on Youtube, especially if you are a Yogi.
If you didn’t already know, yoga is a fantastic stress reliever as is most any type of exercise. Stress directly affects your muscles causing tension, stiffness and headaches. What’s great about yoga is many poses can help loosen up the areas where people tend to “hold their stress”, likely the shoulders, neck and even in the hips. Forward Fold This is probably the first that comes to mind for me. If I have a stress headache or my neck and shoulders are feeling tight. It’s a simple pose and probably one that I do several times a day. For forward fold, stand with your feet hips distance apart and slowly bend over hinging at the hips, letting your head hang loosely towards the ground. Grabbing opposite elbows will give you more of a stretch in your neck, upper back and shoulders. Your knees can be bent. Gorilla Pose For Gorilla pose you can go into this straight from forward fold, its very similar except you are putting your hands under your feet. With your knees bent as much as you need to slide your hands under your feet (palms facing up and fingers pointing towards you) until your toes touch your […]