Top 8 exercise to get rid of stress at the end of the day

If you don’t know how to get rid of stress at the end of the day, you should try sport activities. The stress hormone cortisol is not produced when you start working out. Endorphins are supplied instead, making you feel relaxed and happy. Check out the top 8 exercises which will help you to get rid of stress.

Cobra Pose, Cat Pose, Camel Pose, Bow Pose, Savasana, Shoulder Stand (Sarvangasana), Standing Forward Bend, Supta Virsana.

Fifteen minutes will be enough to complete this set of exercises. A warm shower afterwards will make you feel even more relaxed at the end of the day. You will forget about your stressful day at work and will be able to enjoy your evening. We encourage you to try these exercises out.

#1. Cobra Pose

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– From a prone position lying on the earth the pelvic bowl is firmly contracted interiorly towards the center line of the body while the pubis is tucked under. The legs are extended back and the tops of the feet are squared to the earth.

– The palms are flat and the fingers are in line with the shoulder blades, or, if possible, the palms are tucked under the shoulders with the elbows bent and tucked into the sides of the body.

– On an inhalation, the arms are straightened slightly, maintaining a soft bend in the elbows as the chest lifts off the earth. Lift up only to the height that is comfortable and that also maintains the pubis and the legs pressed to the earth.

– Work the opposing forces by pressing the tailbone towards the pubis as the pubis lifts towards the navel. The hip points are narrowed. The buttocks are firm but not hardened. The shoulder blades are firm against the back.

– The side ribs expand to facilitate the back bend. Lift through the top of the sternum but avoid pushing the front ribs forward, which only hardens the lower back. Distribute the backbend evenly throughout the entire spine.

– The gaze is out in front or straight ahead depending on flexibility.

#2. Cat Pose

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– Start on your hands and knees in a “tabletop” position. Make sure your knees are set directly below your hips and your wrists, elbows and shoulders are in line and perpendicular to the floor. Center your head in a neutral position, eyes looking at the floor.

– As you exhale, round your spine toward the ceiling, making sure to keep your shoulders and knees in position. Release your head toward the floor, but don’t force your chin to your chest.

– Inhale, coming back to neutral “tabletop” position on your hands and knees.

#3. Camel Pose

How to do Camel Pose (Ustrasana)

– Kneel on the floor with your knees hip width and thighs perpendicular to the floor. Rotate your thighs inward slightly, narrow your hip points, and firm but don’t harden your buttocks. Imagine that you’re drawing your sitting bones up, into your torso. Keep your outer hips as soft as possible. Press your shins and the tops of your feet firmly into floor.

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