In the world today people are more busy and on the go more than ever before. Work hours are no longer 9-5 and some people spend more time working than doing anything else. Obviously this is not a healthy balance and can not be maintained. This balance of work over everything will lead to increased levels of stress. Stress is something that needs to be managed and dealt with, if unchecked stress can have negative effects on health. One of the main ways to defeat stress is to exercise. So we are going to look at ways that you can exercise at the gym but also at the office, and remember there is always time to exercise you just need to fit it into your routine.
The benefits of exercise are numerous when combating stress. It allows you to tune out from work stress and think clearly. The increase in blood flow brings oxygen and sugars to the brain, these are used when thinking intensely. There is also an increase in endorphins which leads to a happy and content feeling this happiness is also increased as you begin to see results from exercise, the loss of weight and increased belief that you are making changes will be very beneficial. It may sound a bit shallow but ensuring that take time into your appearance also has a similar effect being clean-shaven and looking your best will boost confidence and stress handling.
So what do you need to work out? Well it depends how you want to go about it, you can use equipment or you can choose to use your own body to exercise and help beat stress.
There is a huge market of different products that can help you get into shape so we put together a top 10 list of products that you can use to exercise. There is no one right way to exercise, it really depends on you and how busy your schedule is. But with so many options out there you are sure to find one way that suits.
As many of us work within offices and at desks staring at computers for hours a day it is important to think about ways that you can exercise within the office place. There are many different exercises that you can do within the office, some of them could be done in any office but there are some examples that we found while researching that might attract some strange glances across the office. This video example is one of the latter.
If you want to find out more about exercises that you can do at your desk then check out this page that has a couple more examples of desk exercises including desk yoga.
Now if you can manage to work time into your schedule to get to the gym there are so many different pieces of equipment and training practices that you can take that it can sometimes seem a bit overwhelming. So we have put together a youtube playlist of different workout practices that will help you to get the most out of your time in the gym and ensure that you are getting rid of that stress build up.Some of the videos are focused on gym activities but a couple can be done at home without any equipment. It is important to do a wide variety of exercises from arms to legs to core workouts for top to toe advice take a look at this collection of advice and ideas on how to work out each part of the body.
We hope that you found a couple of ideas here that will help you find the time to fit working out into your schedule. The fact that stress can get on top of people is worrying but if taking thirty minutes a day will help to manage it we are sure that you will be able to fit it in somewhere. If you already have a workout routine and have a couple of minutes could you let us know where you get your fitness inspiration from. If you have any advice or tips please let us know in the comments section below.