Taking a quick second to stretch between rides will not only help your muscles — it'll also widen that smile on your face. We consulted Fitmob trainer Nick, a Lyft driver himself and author of “The Big Yogi,” to give us the scoop on the benefits of squeezing some light physical activity into your driving routine.
“Movement and good blood circulation are the foundations to a healthy and vibrant body, mood, and life,” Nick explains. “Exercise will increase the amount of calories you burn while on the road, helping to prevent weight gain and increase energy levels, improving your ability to drive safely and even have great conversations.”
For an idea of moves you can do in and out of the car, Nick recommends following these demonstrations:
These light exercises can improve energy, fight fatigue, and can even act as a destressor, helping to keep you to stay perked up while you’re handing out fistbumps.
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