The morning is the most important part of the day.
When you win the morning you have a better chance of winning the afternoon and the evening.
So the first thing you should do every morning is to drink water.
70% of your body is made of water, so it’s essential to keep fresh and topped up to keep the body working properly. during sleep, you typically haven’t been drinking for about seven to eight hours or even longer.
Giving the body water first when you wake up is a great way to get your body and your mind going. We suggest you drink about one to two glasses of freshwater. And if you want you can add some lemon to it.
Lemon contains vitamin C, which supports brain function your immune system and boosts your mood. On top of that, it just tastes better than normal water.
3min Mobility routine
The second thing you should do is a simple three-minute mobility routine. When waking up your body is usually a bit stiff. Doing mobility exercises in the morning will warm up and mobilize the muscles to lubricate your joints and increase your brain functions to exercising, in general, improves the mood of your physical and mental energy and enhances your metabolism.
You start in a deep squat and hold it for about 30 seconds. If you like, you can add some smooth motion to it. After that, you do the downward cobra pose for 60 seconds straight.
Repeat this one more time and you’re done with your morning mobility training. When you do the deep squat, go as deep as possible without losing the tension.
Keep your heels on the ground. abduct your thighs. Keep your spine straight. Tuck your chin and pull your shoulder blades together. The most benefit would come from small additional movements like reaching up with one of both arms, circling your knees, tilting your upper body forward, and so on.
When you do the downward cobra pose, you start in a downward dog position and try to move your armpits to watch the toes as far as possible. You can also add rotations and shoulder movements and disposition to stretch the lats and your obliques and activate the muscles around your shoulder blades.
From there you switch to the pushup position with a rounded spine and continue to transition with the Cobra pose and an extended spine. In this way, you mobilize the spine and activate all the muscles around it.
In the cobra pose itself, you can also add some shoulder and shoulder plate movements to warm up and mobilize this area as well. The last thing you should do every morning is eating a healthy breakfast. On the other hand, it’s also possible to skip breakfast for example, when you do intermittent fasting.
Depending on how you eat in general and what you plan for the day, you can benefit from both options. A good start for the day our oats with water or milk and some fruits. oats have a lot of important minerals and vitamins. They improve your gut functions and are a good non-animal-based protein source.
The complex carbohydrates are digested slowly and don’t raise the blood sugar levels too quickly. Fruits and especially berries are very good to give your body further important nutrients like vitamins and antioxidants secondary plant components back to mobility.
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