If you need to deal with tension, fit stress relief exercises into your daily routine.
Both stress and inactivity can cause serious health problems. When you ward off the negative effects of stress through exercise, you'll enjoy exponential health benefits.
Many types of physical activity can reduce stress. The key to enjoying positive benefits is to find an exercise program that you enjoy and that fits into your life. It may take time to find the exercise routine that works best for you, but the end result will be well worth the effort. Yoga, for example, is one of the best exercises for the mind and the body.
Yoga for Stress Relief
Learn how to do yoga in the privacy of your own home.
Gaiam Yoga Ball Body Therapy System
Using Rodney Yee's yoga ball body system can help relieve stress.
Biking can be a terrific stress reliever.
Tension Relief Exercises
Relax your neck and shoulders.
Kickboxing with the Century Powerline Wavemaster can be a great tension reliever and energetic exercise.
The Pilates Bootcamp DVD can help relieve physical and mental stress.
Walking or Running
Walking or running – either outdoors or on a treadmill – can be a terrific way to relieve stress.
Swimming is a great low impact approach to stress relief exercises.
No matter what exercises you choose to help relieve stress, be sure to avoid exercise burnout that can add to your stress. You'll feel much better when you find the time to exercise for natural stress relief!