Has your work life disrupted your leisure? Don’t you find enough time to spend on physical activities? If you find yourself busy and burned-out every time, here are a few tips to include yoga in your routine to change your lifestyle. You don’t need to take out a mat and start a dedicated session but can easily fit the exercises amid your hustle and bustle.
Yoga breaks between your work
Have you ever heard of chair yoga or standing yoga? Without a mat in your office, you can still opt for yoga in the interim work breaks to relax. Even a five-minute breathing session or concentrated meditation can take off your eyes away from the screen to help you refresh.
Stretching exercises for arms, back, and legs can also be helpful to beat the fatigue of sitting in the same position for long. You can do them while being on your seat or take time from your break to utilize a greater window.
Start your day with easy asanas
If gym and exercise demand a lot of time for getting ready, traveling, and relaxing after return, yoga as the first thing in the morning can compensate for it all, promising the same results. Along with sitting asanas and breathing meditation, yoga also has demanding exercises to burn calories. You can just wake up half an hour before and begin with mat exercises, sun salutations, Iyengar yoga postures to kick start your day by sweating out calories.
You can squeeze yoga into your TV time
Yoga needn’t require equipment or a specified environment to start exercising. If you are sitting, standing, or lazing on the couch watching TV, you can profitably utilize the time to squeeze in some exercises. However, make sure you don’t indulge in serious workouts immediately after meals to avoid stomach and digestive issues.
Advertisement breaks are the best timers to use for exercise. Instead of picking up your phone or dozing off, these 3-minute breaks can serve you well to perform any exercise. These persistent exercises in small chunks can improve your metabolism through NEAT (Non-exercise activity thermogenesis), enhancing physical and mental fitness.
Bedtime asanas can be effortless
Exercise before sleeping can sound absolutely absurd but are not at all illogical. Bedtime yoga has been most helpful to beat insomnia, stress, mental tension, electronic gadgets’ fatigue and thus help in peaceful beauty sleep.
Constant practice has always resulted in a rejuvenated body, weight loss, and glowing skin, restraining any ailment. Bedtime yoga poses like Shavasana, Vajrasana, Camel pose, and forward bending poses are relaxing and focus on flexibility and better gut health to cool down the mind and body.
Add up your traveling time too
Do you also travel long in metro trains or busses? If you spend hours slumped in commute, you can now utilize the traveling time to its best. Meditation, stretching exercises, or deep breathing and concentration can help you distract from the surrounding hustle to calm your mind. You can also beat several conditions like straining body aches, stiff knees, or swollen legs looming up due to long traveling hours.