Get into a comfortable position and slow your breathing. Notice your inhalation and exhalation. Becoming aware of the area above the pelvis, focus your breathing there.On the inhale, imagine your breath gathering in the abdomen. Whilst you exhale, imagine blowing on that spot, like it were a candle, not to extinguish the flame but to make it glow brighter. Gently keep blowing on it and make the flame grow and feel its warmth.
This exercise is great for developing the mood.
Take a Probiotic!
New research suggests supplementing ones diet can be great for fighting stress. Griffith University in Australia found that a daily probiotic can help otherwise healthy people manage the stressful situations of everyday life. Good choices include pickles, sauerkraut, yogurt, kefir and aged cheeses like cheddar and gouda.
Try a new smoothie
For sore muscles
Blend 3/4 cup ice , 1/4 cup fresh pitted cherries, 1/4 Cup Pomegranate juice, 1 scoop vanilla protein powder or peanut butter, 1 TBSP chopped walnuts and 1 cooked and peeled beet. 233 Calories!
Cherry juice has been used by athletes for work-out recovery, relieving pain. Pomegranate juice helps with sore muscles and nitrates found in beets are great for muscle function.
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