Not having enough time to work out is a big deterrent for many. But with practices like yoga or Pilates, just a few minutes can make a difference. Taking those moments to think about your breathing and alignment and understanding your body can take you from stressed out to Zen-like. It may not be a hard-core workout, but dedicating some time each day to stretching and breathing can change your body little by little, and more importantly, it can improve your mood!
Check out these two videos that you can incorporate into a quick, five- to 10-minute workout routine each day.
Feel Zen in Ten with Lisa Langer will walk you through some simple, yet impactful yoga moves that are perfect for people with busy schedules:
Take 5! features Steffi Freedman of Corps Pilates, who will show you some stretches, done easily at your desk, that will have you considering the principles of Pilates, like breathing, alignment, and balance.