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Get ready to snuggle up and sweat it out, because there's a new workout craze that's taking comfort to a whole new level - cozy cardio! Whilst for some, going to the gym and sweating it out is not only easy, but actually something they look forward to, for others, like myself, it’s quite literally a grueling chore. So, I try to make it as fun and accessible as possible so as not to yo-yo with it and prioritize my physical health as much as I do my mental! Who says you can't burn calories while wrapped up in a cozy cocoon?
Cozy cardio is all about finding joy in movement without sacrificing your relaxation time. Instead of torturous burpees and intense HIIT workouts, this trend encourages gentle exercises like stretching, yoga, and low-impact dances. Picture yourself lunging in your comfiest sweatpants, doing squats with a hot cup of herbal tea in hand, or even bopping around to your favorite tunes with a fluffy robe on. All these activities, while burning calories and raising endorphins, benefit your overall state of being!
But don't be fooled by the cozy atmosphere - these workouts are designed to get your heart pumping and endorphins flowing. The focus is on gentle yet effective movements that promote flexibility, strength, and self-care. Embrace the magic of cozy cardio and say hello to a workout routine that is as comforting as a warm hug. Who needs a gym when you can snuggle up and twerk it out in the coziest corner of your home? Below, 3 of our favorite cozy workouts that are fun, effective, and accessible to everyone!
Your Monday Mantra to start this week is:
Only love and happiness await me this week, bringing blessings, light, and abundance into my life.
Song of the Week: One More Time - Blink 182
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