Yoga Workouts for a Healthy Lifestyle (Guest Post)

Yoga Workouts for a Healthy Lifestyle (Guest Post)

A healthy lifestyle is the need and wish of a person who wants a happy and satisfying life. It’s not a matter of how much you have. But how good you feel during your days and nights. If you feel stressed, less satisfied, and unhappy, then you need to add some yoga workouts to your life. Fifteen minutes of yoga can transform your mood and bring you peaceful sensations. That’s why many health gurus recommend it. Yoga transforms many lives into better ones. In this post, you will know undeniable reasons to add yoga to your lifestyle. Moreover, you will know breathing, meditation, and yoga poses. So, you can do yoga workouts accurately to get a healthy lifestyle. Keep reading further. Core benefits of yoga no one can deny Yoga is the most flexible workout routine. A person can do it during any time of the day. Moreover, it does not require the best fitness equipment. Below here are the reasons that will compel you to set up a routine for yoga immediately. Peaceful and holistic exercise Burning of fats Transformation of mood immediately Normalizing body weight Strong mind-body connection Regulation of heart rate Better breathing Higher serotonin levels A decrease… View Post
Four Things I’ve Learned From Practicing Meditation

Four Things I’ve Learned From Practicing Meditation

I have been told for more than half of my life that I should try meditating. I would always respond with, “I can’t meditate!” or “It’s physically impossible for me to stop thinking for a second, let alone five to ten minutes!” And many other iterations of the same sentiment. Back in September, I hit rock bottom with my anxiety and depression and decided that for once I would try something I had never (sincerely) done before. I started meditating five months ago (and this is what happened). Premeditated Erin Raise your hand if you’ve ever felt personally victimized by your own mind. via GIPHY I have struggled with GAD (Generalized Anxiety Disorder) as far back as I can remember. To be real, since as young as five years old, where I felt what I would later call, ‘panic attacks’. My Montessori school referred to my behaviour as a ‘tantrum’, but it was severe overwhelm and fears that my child-mind could not communicate properly. Naturally, the child panic manifested into teenage anxiety and depression, which led to multiple eating disorders and a host of other bad habits throughout my 20’s and (most of my) 30’s. The problem was always my… View Post
Diaphragmatic Breathing For A Stronger Core and Pelvic Floor Muscles

Diaphragmatic Breathing For A Stronger Core and Pelvic Floor Muscles

Diaphragmatic breathing strengthens core and pelvic floor muscles It’s probably not the hottest topic of conversation, but many women – particularly new Mums – struggle with weak core and pelvic floor muscles.  And the side effects of a weak core and pelvic floor muscles can be very frustrating when starting out a new fitness regimen. Weakened core and pelvic floor muscles can also lead to back pain, and poor sleeping exacerbates pressure, specifically of the lower back and excessive lifting, bending and squatting motions. Why diaphragmatic breathing is important Mums are regularly lifting and turning every day, and the loads get heavier as time goes on, so a strengthening up your back’s support system (the core, hips, and pelvic floor muscles) is a must. Although it is best to speak with your doctor about a which muscles are needing some fine tuning, there are some basic pelvic floor muscles strengthening exercises that can help strengthen not only your pelvic floor region but also the lower back and core. Before starting the exercises, it is imperative to master proper diaphragmatic (or abdominal) breathing techniques as they are essential for correct form, increased coordination, and to prevent injury.  The proper breathing technique will not only help… View Post