Do you wake up in the morning and find getting out of bed a struggle?
I know I do.
During the night when we don’t move much our joints stiffen especially as we get older but also if we aren’t moving much during the day it won’t help either.
As we age our joints wear and our muscles become tighter and we become less flexible.
Although this isn’t something, we can reverse we can make life a bit easier for ourselves.
Now is the time to get into a morning routine of stretching regularly.
By doing these 6 perfect pilates stretches routine in the video above you will notice a difference.
The 6 Pilates stretches focus on the lower back, hips and shoulders. Focusing on the areas we struggle with especially first thing in the morning
By creating a morning routine not only will you overcome that initial morning stiffness it will have other benefits too.
- As with all Pilates focusing on your breathing as you preform the exercises will give you time to create space in your mind and focus on the movements your body is making.
- Just by spending 10 minutes each morning gives you that essential “me time” and sets you up for your day.