These Killer Workouts Will Have You Calm And Smiling By The Time You're Done
Use that pent up emotion to kill your workout while killing that bad mood as well.
Even if you're exercising with complete strangers, being in an energetic room will help you feel more connected to others. And the upbeat music they use definitely helps as well.
Barre is a very structured workout where instructors tell you exactly what to do, and focuses on small movements for some big work on targeted muscle groups. This structure and specific control of your body will help to combat worry and feel inspired.
When done correctly, the breath is the true focus of any yoga practice and this calming action combines the meditation and the physical cleansing you need when you're stressed out.
Pound it out on the pavement with a long run. The repetitive movement and forward motion can help you outrun your frustrations, literally.
Get explosive with your anger since that emotion will allow you to endure longer and hit harder.
You can also focus on a specific, muscle-racking workout like lifting. Surprise yourself with your own strength and channel your anger into one hyper-challenging accomplishment.
The high intensity of a spin class won't let you think of anything else for an hour and as you pedal you can sweat out all your worries.
The solitude of having your own lane in the pool can be a comforting way to challenge you to compete only against yourself while getting a great full-body workout.