Every winter the same: In the face of the cold, wet and grey weather, it is becoming increasingly difficult to overcome his inner pig dog and to put together the running shoes. However, you should rouse themselves. Because regular sport strengthens not only the muscles, but increases the chances of healthy to get through the cold season.
Healthier living – sporty active home
At the latest, when the temperatures zero falling, has become for many outdoor sports that last little motivation verflüchtigt. But that is no excuse, now no longer to move – train you can finally also in your own four walls. Fascia exercise and Pilates are two training methods, which are particularly suitable for home. Because they are effective, fun, and come out without equipment – you don’t need more than functional clothing, a soft carpet and some exercise videos.
The largest organ of our body is trained in fascia training – connective tissue, which consists of the so called fascia, fibrous connective tissue formation. Because training usually is the muscle in the foreground, fascia will forget most of the time. They are extremely important because they stabilize organs and muscles and increase the flexibility of the body. They are neglected, you risk sticking the fascia, which can become apparent in tension and even chronic pain. The fascia training calls for the entire body, it is particularly effective for strengthening the pelvic floor muscles. With regular pelvic floor exercises can be prevent even a sensitive bladder. Who already has a fairly sensitive bladder, can with special panty liners the droplets discreetly prevent loss – because the tensing of the pelvic floor during the exercises irritates the bladder.
This video explains how the fascia training works – there are also online exercise videos:
Healthier – Pilates
Pilates is for sports enthusiasts are very popular. This is not surprising, because it no longer needed for this very effective, holistic body training as a yoga mat and his own body weight. Pilates claimed all deep muscle groups, particularly the pelvic, abdominal and back muscles, which significantly improves the posture. Pilates consists of exercises, gentle stretching and conscious breathing. There is also many online tutorials for Pilates. American Cassey HO for example uploads Blogilates regularly new videos on their YouTube channel. Who signs up for the free newsletter on the same blog, receives an email with the password in addition every month for a new training calendar, with Pilates exercises for each day.
Fresh air despite winter weather
Nevertheless it should be remembered also in the cold winter months, to soak up enough fresh air, because movement outdoors strengthens the immune system. Who would like to run even at sub-zero temperatures, should wear appropriately warm clothes and shoes and adapt his style of weather. Who is so not can pick up to do this, need not worry: regular workouts in the warm apartment combined with daily a large walking round meet completely.
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