"No matter what I do, I end up bloated"
We all know that incorporating regular exercise into our routines is vital for maintaining overall health. But did you know that incorporating just a few minutes of daily stretching can work wonders for two common issues that often trouble us: bloating and constipation?
✨ Banishing Bloating with a Stretch!
Bloating, that feeling of fullness and discomfort, can put a damper on your day. But guess what? A few simple stretches can help alleviate this unwelcome sensation.
When you stretch your body, you're enhancing blood flow and promoting the movement of gas through your digestive system. Some stretches, like gentle twists and forward folds, specifically target the abdominal area, aiding in the release of trapped gas and reducing that bloated feeling.
movement is an important pillar in the Shift Your Gut Therapy Method. Not high intensity exercise, but daily movement.
If you are experiencing daily bloating, you may want to try:
🙆♀️Getting up from a chair or your desk once each hour to just give your body a long standing stretch. The one with your hands raised above your head.
🚶♀️Taking a 10-15 minute walk after each meal.
🛌Developing a morning/bedtime stretching routine.
Would you like to try a morning / bedtime stretching routine?
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