Bradford Gym | Yin & Yang to achieve more
Crossfit, HIIT, lifting, hardcore cardio, sprints………….
all the rage and effective if employed correctly and burns lots of calories….. BUT
the old saying
TOO MUCH OF ANYTHING CAN BECOME ITS OPPOSITE !!
if you are constantly bashing yourself into the ground day in day out doing very sympathetic nervous activities ” fight or flight ”
YIN ACTIVITIES – parasympathetic activities like yoga, meditation, pilates, tai chi
YANG ACTIVITIES – sympathetic activities like HIIT, intense cardio or weightlifting, spin classes
We lead a very stressful life in the modern world with non stop connection to our phones, tablets and the TV
Symptoms telling us we need to do more YIN activities;
- poor sleep
- poor concentration
- anxiety and stress
- low sex drive
How to integrate more Yin into daily life !!
- download a meditation app, most take 5 minutes a day
- do some deep breathing work for a few minutes a day
- try a couple of yoga classes a week
Really simple ways to combat a busy brain and stress of day to day life
here’s to the new zen like YOU