5 fun hacks to help you get active and breathing better
Getting in your daily exercise may be challenging when you have a breathing condition. But what if you could get some cardio and build strength from activities you enjoy? There are lots of activities that may get you moving and provide a nice, light workout. So don’t let your breathing slow you down – check out the activity hacks below.
5 Movement Hacks
1. Get some gardening cardio
Gardening is great for body and mind. It may help you feel energized, lower stress, and foster an overall sense of well-being. So plant a tree, tend those roses, or just till that dirt. It’s all good!
2. Try bowling
You don’t have to roll a perfect game to enjoy the lanes! Bowling is fun, social, and it may provide a nice, light workout. Plus, it’s also known to build endurance. So get rolling!
3. Learn to play an instrument
Making music may help lower blood pressure and stress. And playing an instrument burns calories. So pick up that guitar, or tickle the ivories, and start jamming!
4. Get your dance on
Care to dance? Dancing has lots of benefits, like promoting better heart health, and building bone and muscle strength. And it may be good for your mental health, too. So get out on the floor and bust a move!
5. Relax with a yoga break
Yoga is more than meditative, it may also help to raise energy levels and strengthen muscles. And doing it can burn calories - over 90 calories in just 30 minutes.
Moving better may help you breathe better, so make the most of these tips to help save your breath! And remember, talk to your doctor to learn more about activities that may be good for you.
To see these tips in action, check out the video above! And get moving!
Remember to use caution and talk to your health care provider before starting any kind of exercise program.