Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Exercise to Start and End Your Day

Found some great start-up and wind-down exercises. Check them out:

If you have a hard time getting out of bed in the morning, an energizing Pilates routine may be just the thing to jumpstart your internal alarm clock. This workout will get you going even before you get out of bed. Or, if a harder surface is desired, use the space at the side of your bed—you don’t even have to change out of your pajamas! These five Pilates exercises will lengthen you, stretch you and help “align” your day.

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At the end of the day, it can be difficult to transition out of work mode. These five yoga-based exercises (plus a relaxation pose) will help reduce tension and improve flexibility. Try it first thing after work or right before you go to bed, whichever works best for you. The workout begins with a few strengthening poses and ends with several stretches and a relaxation pose for stress relief. Focus on your breath and create a relaxed and serene environment—light some candles and turn on some soothing music. This workout is guaranteed to make you will feel stronger, more relaxed and ready for a good night’s sleep.

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Have a great week everyone!

Coach Jenn of PersonalFitCoach.com
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