Yes, life is tough. How can you get more energy, when…
You have bills to pay.
Reports to prepare.
Date nights to fit in with your partner and your best friend has confided in you that she is on the verge of leaving her partner and wants to meet up tonight after work for a chat!
As a busy woman, you have a lot on your plate, and at times it can feel like the weight of the world is on your shoulders.
How to Get More Energy
Sooo, when you feel your energy flagging, rather than resort to grabbing a doughnut and coffee as you dash from your office to meet your friend, take two minutes to refresh and de-stress at your desk by doing these three simple chair yoga exercises.
I guarantee you will get a natural buzz and your body will thank you for it!
Ok, let’s go.
Get More Energy Exercise #1: Straight Arm Stretch Above Your Head
Breathe in and slowly stretch your arms up in the air above your head.
Slowly breathe out and arch your back slightly.
Breathe in and as you breathe out slowly return your arms to your thighs.
Repeat 3-5 times.
Get More Energy Exercise #2: Seated Forward Bend
Sitting on your chair, feet firmly placed on the floor, breathe in and as you breathe out, slowly bend your upper body forward toward the ground like a rag doll.
Relax and take 3- 5 deep breathes before slowly returning to an upright position.
Repeat 3 to 5 times.
Get More Energy Exercise #3: Backward Bend
Sit comfortably on the edge of your chair.
Make sure your feet are facing forward and resting squarely on the floor.
Rest your palms on your thighs.
Breathe in and as you breathe out, gently lift your chest, lower your head back and arch backward.
Breathe deeply and relax. Slowly return your body to centre.
How do you feel now?
Practice these 3 simple yoga exercises whenever you feel stressed-out, life getting you down and you need a quick boost of energy to keep going.
And, finally, keep an eye out for more quick tips to help you reduce stress and boost your energy
And if you want more simple yoga tips to help you keep up with your busy life, check out my Yoga for Beginners book Yoga For Beginners: A Simple Guide to the Best Yoga Styles and Exercises for Relaxation, Stretching, and Good Health. You can buy your copy here today.