Sometimes sleeping badly makes you feel irritable and in a bad mood.
An effective way to warm up the body and start the day on the right foot is the MUSCLE AWAKENING .
Prepare your muscles to work optimally throughout the day. in addition to physical preparation it is also a mental preparation because it requires concentration on the exercises to be performed, "forcing" yourself to give yourself mini goals as soon as you wake up!
It is a program suitable for everyone, men and women, young and old.
WHAT IS THAT?
It is an awakening of the whole body, of a progressive and more or less dynamic type, where one works on:
- Muscle stretching
BECAUSE IT'S IMPORTANT?
Just observe a cat or pet in the house. Before getting up from the kennel, move from the rest position to the action by performing muscle strains of the whole body.
It is essential because it not only warms the whole body but gently activates all the sleeping muscles. It helps to become aware of your body and to take care of it. Activates the muscles and speeds up the metabolism, helping the body to burn fat .
HOW TO DO IT?
The proposed exercises are 10 and make up a dynamic sequence that gradually increases the heart rate, and consequently also the flow of blood and oxygen in the muscle districts.
The exercises in sequence are:
- Circulation of the arms
- Foot circumduction
- You swing back and forth
- Lifting on the toes
- March in place
- Side lunges
- Quadriceps stretch
- Shoulder and chest stretch
- Back stretch
- Hamstring elongation
Each exercise should be performed or maintained for 30 seconds.
TIPS FOR OPTIMAL TRAINING
- It is necessary to awaken the muscles for a few minutes, by doing some stretching or a brisk walk.
- Avoid sudden movements
- Breathe deeply to oxygenate the muscles
- Perform large, fluid movements
- Move the belly keeping it inward for a few seconds to stimulate the transverse muscle, the muscle that supports the back and helps toning the abdominal area.
- Do not force if there is joint pain
At the end you are ready for a more intense workout or to start the day!