Practicing These 4 Sports Could Be The Key To Being Less Stressed This Year

Practicing These 4 Sports Could Be The Key To Being Less Stressed This Year

It can be difficult to find time to relax with all the responsibilities that one has. What if you took some time for yourself? Only 2 small hours a week can have incredible effects on your mental and physical well-being. Especially if you practice one of these 4 sports recommended if you want to let go and forget all your daily hassles.

Yoga

It is well known, yoga is one of the best activities to do if you want to relax. These relaxation techniques associated with meditation will allow you to free your mind and spirit; an ideal way to start the day serenely.

Running

Running is also a great way to relax, as long as you're not looking for performance above all else. The best is to run at your own pace and work on stamina. You can take the opportunity to walk in the countryside, look at beautiful landscapes and get some fresh air.

Qi Gong

Pronounced tchikong, this sport is considered truly medicinal in its home country, China. Through breathing exercises and the sequence of precise postures, Qi Gong will allow you to get rid of all the bad energy accumulated during the week.

Tai Chi Chuan

This sport, also from China is also based on a series of rhythmic movements made to the rhythm of your breaths, but these movements are continuous and you can make them last as long as you want according to how you do them. Tai chi chuan is known for its anti-stress and sleep facilitating qualities.

Check out the video above for more on these stress-busting sports! 

• Emma Jensen
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