🧠🗣💪 ADDUCTOR STRETCHES - Your adductors are the muscles on your inner thigh, there are long and short adductors. To stretch them, we need to do different stretches. - SHORT ADDUCTORS (GROIN) Description: - Sit down and bring the soles of your feet together - Bring your feet in close to your groin region - Sit up nice and tall - Push your knees down towards the ground using your hands or elbows - LONG ADDUCTORS (INSIDE LEG) Description: - Sit into a side lunge, keeping both feet flat on the floor - Put your weight into one side you and feel the stretch on the inside of your leg - If you have any further questions please send me a DM.
🧠🗣💪 TRACKING STEPS - Your activity doesn’t start and end in the gym, in fact it is a lot more than you probably think. From fiddling, walking, cleaning, cooking and the list goes on. Tracking your steps can be a good indicator to see how active you are throughout the day and help with energy expenditure and weight loss. - Tracking your steps each day is easy with wearable technology or if your phone has it built in. Either wear some form of wearable technology, get a pedometer or if you have your phone on you at all times, you can use that. Ensure to record your steps somewhere so you can keep track.
🧠🗣💪 DEEP BREATHING - Keeping the trend of stress relief techniques going, a major one that you can do anywhere anytime is deep breathing. - Focussing on your breathing is a great way to focus on the present moment and feel your body. At times of high stress, we often become heavy chest breathers, becoming tense through our shoulders and neck. Taking some deep breaths can allow us to focus on what we are feeling and realise that we may be holding some tension. I call this diaphragmatic breathing and often refer to its importance with regards to ‘core bracing’ but also its importance of reducing stress and blood pressure levels as well. The beauty of breathing is we have to do it anyway and we can do it anywhere, anytime. So, we may as well make use of it. When breathing in, inhale through your nose and aim to breath deep into your belly, hold it for a moment and then exhale through your mouth. Only breath in again when you feel necessary and repeat as many times as you like. When doing this, try to feel the tension in your body and relax those points, tensing the muscle and relaxing can help greatly for this. - If you need more help with this send me a DM.
🧠🗣💪 AM I CROSSFIT YET? - Do you ever see a rope and think, I wanna climb that? Same. I reckon my technique is pretty great don’t you think? 😂
🧠🗣💪 DRINK MORE WATER - Do you track how much water you consume per day? If it’s any less than 2L you need to drink more. Your body will thank you for it. It will help with performance in the gym and help keep you satiated.
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