01/6Expert recommended yoga stretches for those working from home
If you work from home, you're familiar with the physical and mental strain that sitting in front of a computer can cause.
But what if there was a simple way to relax and de-stress while still keeping your mind and body active? There is yoga. Start with a few lighter ones while your body is still in snooze mode, and then work it out to get your blood pumping; it's always better to reap the benefits of these morning sweating sessions. Because once we understand the advantages, we seem to stick with them.
We've compiled a list of some of the best yoga practices for different parts of your body where you might be experiencing pain from working in your home office for long periods of time.
02/6Yoga to reduce anxiety and stress
Do you have a deadline approaching? It's natural to feel anxious and stressed at times. You can feel the anxiety fade away with this yoga practice, allowing you to be ready and focused on the tasks ahead.
A 10-minute hip stretching can be stress-relieving . It's a pose that requires you to completely relax by resting your torso on the yoga mat, by laying down, and stretching one leg at a time in the other direction. It concentrates on relaxing tense muscles and body parts while also improving your breathing.
03/6Yoga for stiff back muscles
Back pain from sitting for long periods of time is the bane of sedentary workers.
A full-body yoga stretch is a great way to relax and get comfortable if you're having trouble with your back muscles. This yoga practice strengthens your hips, shoulders, back, and hamstrings. It begins with full stretches to relieve tension in your muscles and joints and concludes with savasana, or lying completely still.
After a long day, this practice combines stress release and relaxation techniques to help you relax.
04/6Yoga for sore shoulders
Long periods of time spent hunched over a computer put a lot of strain on your shoulders, resulting in poor posture and unbearable pain. This is common among remote workers such as software developers, customer service representatives, and writers.
Raise your right shoulder to your ear while sitting upright. Roll your shoulder back and forth slowly, lowering it away from your ear, same with the left shoulder
05/6Yoga for lower back pain
Another common issue for workers who sit for long periods of time is back pain. This set of stress routines for back pain will help you release tension in your upper, middle, and lower back. It awakens your awareness of your body, allowing you to relax and feel less tense in your back.
Begin with a gentle child's pose to relax your hip and lower back muscles before moving into the cat-cow pose. This routine will easily guide you through the 10-minute routine, with a deeply relaxing savasana pose at the end.
06/6Yoga for core strength
This is a good ab exercise because it works on both upper and lower abs. When done correctly, it is an excellent core strength builder. It can be an excellent morning workout routine for beginners, despite its difficulty. This routine can be carried out by -
- Lie down on your back on a mat or the floor.
- Extend your legs to the ceiling, forming a 90-degree angle with your body.
- Maintain your arms at your sides.
- Lower your legs to the mat gently by engaging your core.