Does the higher temperature outside encourage you to be physically active? However, you have some concerns, because your condition has slightly deteriorated over the winter? Then we will tell you how to start moving more. Get up from the couch and start exercising!
Start every day in an active way
Opt for active mornings. You can start them with classic stretching. Just stand up straight, then bend your leg and rest your foot on your buttocks. Repeat this several times. Also, stand slightly apart and start doing bends to the left and right sides. Don’t pull your neck hard – gentle movements are enough. Then, lie down on the floor and stretch your arms and legs out as far as possible. Also do what is called a Japanese bow.
Take the stairs
If you live in an apartment block or high-rise building, start taking the stairs instead of taking the elevator. Of course, this doesn’t mean climbing to the tenth floor the first time. Just decide to climb two or three floors first. Gradually, you can increase this number.
Going shopping? Need to run errands around town? Instead of the car or bus, take a walk. This will greatly improve your fitness and mood. If you do not like running, long walks are also recommended. The fast pace will help you support your heart and strengthen your immune system. If you feel like it, replace walking with a few minutes of jogging, and then you can slow down again. You will enjoy it after the first time and will be tempted to walk more next time.
Nicer weather can encourage you to spend time outdoors. Get your bike out, get it cleaned and technically prepared and start with some short rides.
Do you work at a computer? Exercise!
Do regular exercise even when you are sitting down. Stretch, do a few bends as a break, walk around the house. A sedentary lifestyle carries adverse conditions including heart problems, headaches, and even obesity.