In my new YouTube video, I am showing you 8 yoga asanas which you can do when menstruating.
You might feel low in energy, or you might have extreme pain, your mood changes, you feel tired, bloated, or you just want to stay in bed for the first few days of your period. This is what all women have to deal with.
This is an important time for women to listen to our bodies, to reconnect, feel grounded and relaxed.
If you do want to do some yoga though, you should avoid strong asanas particularly strong backbends, twists, arm balances, standing positions that put a lot of stress on the abdominal and pelvic region and inversions, because they are against the natural flow and this is why it is so controversial.
Gentle forward bends are nice as they give a light massage to the abdominal and pelvic region
and bring calmness to the mind.
Pranayama, breathing techniques are very useful during menstruation, yoga nidra and meditation. They help to feel more grounded and helps to calm the mind.
I hope you enjoy this yoga sequence.
Are you a runner? If yes, do you stretch after your workout?
Now, I have got exciting news for you, as I have filmed a 20 min yoga sequence for all my running friends and those who love to do cardio training.
This little stretching sequence is mainly targeting the hips, hamstrings and quads. Ideally you do this yoga sequence AFTER your CARDIO training.
I am thrilled to show you my final ABS WORKOUT, including 10 intense core exercises.
This is a special one, as I have filmed this video during my holiday. I hope you enjoy all the exercises, again they are based on yoga, gymnastics, calistenics and pilates.
If you cannot do all the exercises, you can of course do a modified version or if you are really really struggling, just skip the exercise and move on to the next workout.
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Do you have a yoga wheel at home and you don’t know what to do with it?
In this video I am sharing with you my favourite stretches using the yoga wheel. I think the yoga wheel is a great addition to my yoga practice and helped me so much in opening up my upper back and shoulders.
Enjoy trying out the exercises and don’t forget to subscribe to my YouTube Channel.
Have you ever spent time stretching and strengthening your feet?
In my YouTube video I am sharing my favourite foot exercises with you. If you exercise your feet regularly, it will improve your foot health and it will also reduce your risk of injury.
Here are a few more tips, which will help to keep your feet healthy:
1. Walk barefoot (indoors)
2. Don’t wear shoes that are too tight
3. Give your feet a massage
4. Strengthen & stretch your feet
5. Avoid wearing high heels too often
6. Lift your legs up now and again to take the weight off them
7. Wash your feet regularly, cut your toe nails, keep them clean
I hope I can motivate you to try out my exercises. Our feet carry us around, so please look after them!
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