She plans to do more yoga, and work on improving her running speed.
Britney Spears is letting fans in on her 2020 health goals, which involve doing more yoga and connecting with nature.
In a new Instagram video, Spears showcased some of her yoga skills, sharing a series of moves that she said help to open up her back and chest. “In 2020 I will be doing a lot more acroyoga and the basics for yoga,” she wrote alongside the video, which shows her flowing through Chaturanga (or plank to four-limbed staff pose), upward facing dog, and downward facing dog. (BTW, here’s how to decode what your yoga instructor is saying.)
“I’m a beginner and it’s kind of hard to let go…. learning to trust and letting someone else hold your body,” continued Spears. “I have a lot of things I keep bottled up so I have to keep my body moving.”
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In 2020 I will be doing a lot more acro yoga and the basics for yoga …. I’m a beginner and it’s kind of hard to let go …. learning to trust and letting someone else hold your body 😳 !!! I have a lot of things I keep bottled up so I have to keep my body moving !!!! Thank God for Mother Nature …. she’s really no joke …. she grounds me and helps me find my feet and always opens my mind when I step outside …. !!!! I was lucky today with this beautiful weather 🍀🍀🌸🌸🌸☀️ I just flew in from a trip with my family and I ran a 6.8 speed outside my house for a 100 meter yard dash … I did 6 in high school so I’m trying to gain speed !!!! I hurt my thigh so I apologize if my legs look swollen 😔😔🙄🙄🙄. I hope you all have a wonderful new year and GOD SPEED !!!!! PS I’m so cool with my tennis shoes and yoga 🧘♀️ it’s the new thing you know 😹😹😹😜😜 !!!!
The benefits of yoga are hard to refute. The exercise, which combines deep, meditative breathing with slow, strengthening movements, is incredibly healthy for both the body and mind. Some upfront perks include improved flexibility and balance, better muscle tone, and a calmer mental state.
But the practice can offer some less-obvious benefits, too. Certain poses can potentially improve your immune system, ease PMS and cramps, boost things in the bedroom, and more. Yoga can even sometimes help those living with chronic pain conditions, like Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS), a rare connective tissue disorder related to fibromyalgia that causes extra-elastic skin and overly flexible joints.
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Body language is everything ! The way you speak to yourself and carry yourself can effect your mood …. I have self esteem problems so I slouch … These poses help me everyday become stronger and it’s quite fun doing them … I feel so different everytime I do it, cause I’m not used to the feeling of my back being out !!!!
In her post, Spears also shared the fulfillment she feels being outside in nature. “Thank God for Mother Nature,” she wrote. “She’s really no joke. She grounds me and helps me find my feet and always opens my mind when I step outside. I was lucky today with this beautiful weather.”
In addition to practicing more yoga in 2020, Spears also expressed interest in improving her running skills. Before starting the yoga sesh she shared on Instagram, Spears said she ran a 100-meter sprint at a 6.8 pace in her yard. She felt pretty thrilled with the accomplishment, considering she ran at a slower pace in high school, she explained in her post. “I’m trying to gain speed,” she added. (Inspired? Here are expert tips on how to run faster without spending more time training.)
Spears ended her post by wishing her fans a happy new year—and poking fun at her workout outfit of choice: “I’m so cool with my tennis shoes and yoga,” she wrote. “It’s the new thing, you know?”
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