A lot of people suffer from poor circulation and high blood pressure, and they’re trying hard to find a solution to these issues.
Experts are recommending some exercises which take just 15-20 minutes which will help the circulation and keep the body in shape. Whenever you have the time do the exercises, ride a bike or swim for at least 45 minutes.
This is the first thing that you should do in the morning. Stretch your limbs well.
In a standing position, lift yourself on your toes and go down on your heels. Make sure you feel the muscles tighten, and repeat for 10 times.
Relax the neck – turn your head left and right and count to 10. Then roll your head and bend it down to the chest. The cracking sounds means you are doing it well.
Make a set of 10 pushups right after shower in the morning. This will give you energy for the rest of the day.
Raising heel and toes
Sit on the floor with the knees at 90 degrees, and then raise the toes while keeping the heel on the floor. Then put them back on the floor. Do one leg at a time at first then try both of the legs. Complete the exercise by swinging the heels to the toes.
Rotate your foot in a clockwise direction while sitting on a chair and repeat for 10 times. You will improve the circulation and flexibility of the legs at the same time.
This exercise prevents cramps in addition to improving circulation. Stretch and spread the fingers on one hand, then make a fist and hold for a few seconds. Then loosen your joint and spin the hand in circular movement from the shoulder. Do it for about 1 minute.
Although every exercise we described is good for circulation, walking is the best way to improve it. It tightens and relaxes muscles and stimulates blood pumping. It also reduces blood pressure. Be sure to go for a walk 2-3 times a week.
Swimming engages all muscles and stimulates blood flow. It’s good for people of all ages, but especially for the ones with joint and muscle issues.
Yoga is a breathing control technique which improves the oxygen concentration in the blood and has a great effect on the circulation.
Cycling and dance
Cycling improves the circulation in the lower parts of the body. Dancing improves blood circulation and you should do it more often.