In today’s time there is so much stress thanks to our lifestyle, the rat race we all become a part of, the tensions between countries lead us to stress and anxiety… there are so many factors which leave us unhappy therefore there have to be ways to get rid of them as well. Daily workouts, different extracurricular activities, DIYs, and many such solutions are the key. In this article, we will explore some easy workouts.
A popular technique to reduce stress, belly breathing is a very popular workout. Why? The diaphragm is a muscular sheet that separates the lungs from the stomach and other visceral organs. When you breathe, the diaphragm contracts and moves down. The lungs expand, creating negative air pressure, enabling you to take in the air and when you exhale, your diaphragm relaxes. Therefore you feel relaxed.
- Lie down on a mat.
- Place one hand on your chest and the other on your lower rib cage.
- Breathe in slowly through your nose. Feel both your hands move up. Do not force the breathing.
- Exhale through the mouth with pursed lips. Feel your hands move down.