Can FACE yoga make you look less stressed? Expert shares exercises to banish frown lines and tension

  • Face yoga expert Danielle Collins, 38, has devised a simple five step routine
  • Danielle insists you’ll notice a difference from doing exercises in just 10 days
  • Exercises include a ‘turkey neck’ and jaw toner and a frown line smoother 

One of the many side effects of going through the Covid-19 pandemic is the impact on your skin, caused by stress, increased screen time and wearing face masks.

While government guidelines have encouraged us to keep our bodies active to stay healthy physically and mentally, there hasn’t been a solution for the damage additional stress and anxiety has caused to our faces – until now.

Leading British ‘face yoga’ expert Danielle Collins, 38, has devised a simple five step routine that she claims will not only boost your complexion, but also lower levels of cortisol and adrenaline in your body.

The exercises take minutes to complete and Danielle insists you’ll notice

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12 Minutes of Exercises Boost Metabolites

The sad reality of wanting to stay healthy is that not all of us can spare an hour a day for exercise. Often, living room workouts, garden WODs and kitchen mobility sessions are squeezed into lunch breaks or as a quick blast when our schedule permits. Even during a time when most of us are spending more hours at home, finding the minutes to get a sweat on is a challenge in itself, never mind the actual workout.

However, if a new Harvard-affiliated research paper by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) is to be believed, short workouts will no longer equate to a failed workout.

As detailed in a paper published in Circulation, the research team found that approximately 12 minutes of cardiopulmonary exercise was enough to affect around 80 per cent of circulating metabolites — the substance that’s necessary for a functioning metabolism — as well as various biological pathways

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Study reveals exercise’s effects on development of Alzheimer’s disease

The findings, which were published last week in the open-access journal, “Alzheimer’s Research and Therapy,” showed that compared with people with MCI who also did not engage in physical activity, those who had moderate or vigorous exercise for a minimum of ten minutes more than once a week had an 18% lower risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. Of that group, people with mild cognitive impairment who exercised three to five times weekly had a 15% lower risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease compared to those who exercised less than that.

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An 11% lower risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease was found among people with mild cognitive impairment who started exercising after their diagnosis compared to people who didn’t exercise altogether.

Not exercising before or after a mild cognitive impairment diagnosis was linked to the same risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease as ceasing exercise

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